Some trial-and-error goes a long way
“The Year of the Boat: Beauty, Imperfection, and the Art of Doing it Yourself,” by Lawrence W. Cheek, ($23.95, Sasquatch Books, 2008) is the author’s exploration into the world of wooden-boat building.
Couple sails deep into Central America
“Around the Next Bend,” ($18.50, Katchor Enterprises, 2008) by Bernie Katchor, is the story of Bernie and Yvonne Katchor, who have been adventure-seeking sailors for more than 44 years.
A great rescue in Coast Guard history
Whether it was luck or divine intervention, a small Coast Guard crew found the Pendleton Feb. 18, 1952, rescuing 32 survivors while navigating 60-foot seas with a small engine and a single spotlight.
2009 edition Cruising guide: Abaco, Bahamas
Whether planning that trip to the Bahamas or just thinking about it, the 2009 edition of “The Cruising Guide to Abaco, Bahamas” ($24.95, White Sound Press, 2009) by Steve Dodge is an indispensable resource.
These lure(s) of the ocean will catch you
A fisherman looking to haul in a big one from the ocean would do well to have this book floating around the cabin.
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