Chandlery July 2008 Issue

Practical Sailor’s Picks for Summer Reading List

Relax with a quote book, a how-to guide, or a story of love and Friendship.

While you wonít find any pulp fiction on Practical Sailorís reading list this summer, some of our favorites are light enough for evening cockpit reading. Weíve included a book of sailing quotes and a classic cruising log in our mixed bag of boating stories, as well as a highly technical account of fiberglass techniques. And, although we donít offer up any Stephen King, you may enjoy first-hand accounts of true-life boating horror stories, straight from the logs of BoatU.S.ís accident reports. Unless otherwise noted, the books reviewed here are all available at online retailers like

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