Holiday Selection – Gifts

Holiday Selection
A curated 10 page selection of our latest and greatest titles just in time for the holidays
by Kahn, Michael
Stunning black-and-white images from regattas around the world. Using traditional, non-digital methods, Kahn captures boats under sail and on moorings, classic wooden craft and J-class yachts. Perfect for avid sailors, photography enthusiasts, and all who thrill to the expansive beauty of the ocean.
144 Pages • hardcover • 2020
by Amos, Robert
One of British Columbia's most beloved painters, E.J. Hughes (1913-2007) depicted paddle wheelers, steamships, fishing boats, and car ferries. This handsome new volume showcases many of his paintings of boats on the West Coast--a book for art lovers and boating enthusiasts alike.
88 Pages • hardcover • 2020
by McClatchy, J.D.
A lovely little poetry anthology that celebrates the sea. Bound-in bookmarking ribbon makes it easy to dip in and out. Includes works by poets from ancient and modern times, from Homer to Frost, Milton, Tennyson, Coleridge, and Masefield, among many others.
251 Pages • hardcover • 2001
by Chevalier, Francois
First held in 1961, the "Little America's Cup" began when the United States challenged Great Britain to compete for the International Catamaran Challenge Trophy. Decades later, it is both a competition and an applied-technology lab for small racing catamarans. Chevalier includes lots of photographs and diagrams and details the 26 championships held to date-highlighting both standout sailors and the technology.
208 Pages • hardcover • 2015
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by Santella, Chris
A crew of championship racers and professional adventurers share their favourite destinations. Experts such as Tom Whidden, Gary Jobson, Lin Pardy, and many others have selected a huge range of places from "clubby" East Coast ports to tropical refuges to some of the most hair-raisingly treacherous waters on earth. Inland waters such as Canada's Bras d'Or Lakes and the North Channel of Lake Huron are represented. For each of the 50 places, gorgeously photographed, the sailor recommending the venue spins an entertaining yarn about his or her experience there.
224 Pages • hardcover • 2007
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by Ashley, Clifford W.
The definitive, informal encyclopaedia on knots. Explicit directions on how to tie 3,900 different knots, from simple hitches to the most complicated fancy work. Each step is simply and clearly described and illustrated. 10% off regular price.

610 Pages • hardcover • 1944
by Compton, Nic & Peter Scott
This charmingly illustrated collection of 36 iconic boats and their remarkable stories ranges from Slocum's "Spray" and Casanova's gondola to the "Bluenose" and the Pardeys' "Seraffyn", covering a wide sweep of boat lore from the 19th to the 21st century. This is a perfect book for readers interested in sailors who have voyaged on the oceans of the world and the vessels that took them on their adventures.
160 Pages • hardcover • 2017
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Ships of the Great Lakes Playing Cards
by Markham, Peter
This unique deck of playing cards features Peter Markham's professional-quality photos of the most spectacular ships plying the Great Lakes.
by Marine Publishing
A full-colour directory describing ships of all nations, including updated stack markings of major shipping companies throughout the world, and flags of all nations in the maritime trade. Information on the locks from Sault Ste. Marie to the St. Lawrence Seaway. Includes marine museums, loading and unloading ports, and vessel engine data.
184 Pages • softcover • 2020
by Sandall, Philippa
Here's an unusual take: a cat's-eye view of maritime history. Narrator and able sea-cat Bart sets the record straight, bringing the news about just how indespensible cats have been at sea. Among the 38 true tales told here are the adventures of Trim (who circumnavigated Australia), Tom (the sole feline to survive the sinking of the USS Maine), and celebrity cat Simon (a veteran of the Yangtze Incident). Brimming with nautical trivia, rare photographs, and whimsical illustrations, this book will inform and delight.
246 Pages • hardcover • 2018
by Brennan, Stephen, ed.
A great source of inspiration and education. Brennan has collected moving and thoughtful quotes about the sea, sailing, and life by authors, politicians, and celebrities such as Daniel Defoe, Ted Kennedy, Isak Dinesen, Dennis Connor, Thor Heyerdahl, and many more.
224 Pages • hardcover • 2014
by Rob Dodson
A board game designed for both beginners and experienced sailors. Combines the strategy of a sailing race with the popular concept of a trivia game. Changing winds, tides, tacking, racing strategy, and nautical knowledge are all combined and with the roll of a cube determine whether the driving force that propels your boat will be by knowledge or by chance. Will challenge sailors of all ages and anyone with a desire to experience the sport of sailing.