Practical Sailor's Picks for Fireside Reading
Sailing books for everyone from the captain to the youngest crew.
This year, Practical Sailors Winter Reading List offers a roundup of books to boost your navigation, weather, and knot-tying know-how as you while away the winter hours hearthside. Weve also reviewed a few picks for the young adults in your crew; these reads will surely stoke their sailing daydreams as they too long for springs return. Featured titles include The AMS Weather Book: The Ultimate Guide to America's Weather by Jack Williams, Emergency Navigation by David Burch, Oliver's Surprise by former Olympic sailor Carol Newman Cronin, and True Spirit by 16-year-old solo circumnavigator Jessica Watson.