Archive of: Good Reads

Title Issue
Run the Storm

Run the Storm

George M. Foy’s collective biography of a ship and a storm, and of the crew who would die in that storm, is a tour de force of nautical expertise coupled with sensitive treatment of one of the worst maritime disasters in our history.

July/August 2018
Shakedown Cruise: Lessons and Adventures from a Cruising Veteran as He Learns the Ropes

Shakedown Cruise: Lessons and Adventures from a Cruising Veteran as He Learns the Ropes

I approached Nigel Calder’s latest book with the usual trepidation.

May/June 2018
Rogue Waves: Anatomy of a Monster

Rogue Waves: Anatomy of a Monster

Unpredicted and thus far unpredictable waves of vast height and sudden destructive power have long animated the imagination and concern of deepwater sailors.

March/April 2018
Sun, Wind, & Water: The Essential Guide to the Energy Efficient Cruising Boat

Sun, Wind, & Water: The Essential Guide to the Energy Efficient Cruising Boat

In all my miles as a cruising sailor, I’ve always been impressed by how well other cruisers could conserve things — money in particular.

March/April 2017
Hawaii by Sextant

Hawaii by Sextant

July/August 2014
Hawaiki Rising

Hawaiki Rising

March/April 2014
Rough Passage to London: A Sea Captain’s Tale

Rough Passage to London: A Sea Captain’s Tale

March/April 2014
The Sea and Civilization: A Maritime History of the World

The Sea and Civilization: A Maritime History of the World

January/February 2014
The Billionaire and the Mechanic

The Billionaire and the Mechanic

October 2013
Suddenly Overboard – True Stories of Sailors in Fatal Trouble

Suddenly Overboard – True Stories of Sailors in Fatal Trouble

October 2013
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