Sailing Books

Sailing Books

Useful books

We are always learning while on a boat. Below is a list of books that we have found useful to learn new skills and to refresh existing skills.  If you are interested in any of the books please contact us for more information.


Stuart MacQuarrie – The Offshore Race Crews Manual

Stuart MacQuarrie – Navigation Strategy & Tactics

Stuart MacQuarrie – Quarrie on Racing

Jim Saltonstall – Race Training

General Sailing

Aero Hydrodynamics – And the Performance of Sailing Yachts

Weather to Sail – The Complete Guide to Sailing Weather

Sail and Rig Tuning – An Illustrated Guide to Sail and Rig Tuning

Reference Books

Tom Cunliffe – The Complete Day Skipper

Tom Cunliffe – The Complete YachtMaster

RYA Books

RYA Competent Crew Course Notes

RYA Day Skipper Course Notes

RYA An Introduction to Navigation (G77)

RYA Navigation Handbook (G6)

RYA Navigation Exercises (G7)

RYA International Regulation for the Prevention of Collisions at Sea (G2)

RYA Boat Safety Handbook (G103)