Books and Charts

Escape with a Good Sailing Book

Summer offers a great time to soak up some sailing fiction.

We’ve compiled a list of books fit for summer reading, whether you’re relaxing in the cockpit, hanging in a hammock on the bow, or parked on the beach. The list includes page-turning tales of adventure and survival, and lively accounts of maritime history.

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