Dick Durham’s wonderful collection of sailing stories from across centuries and around the world is being published in paperback in time for Father’s Day

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A wonderful collection of sailing stories from across centuries and around the world by Dick Durham is being published in paperback in time for Father’s Day. Amazing Sailing Stories is the perfect gift for a sailing enthusiast, whether they have their own boat or are an armchair sailor.

The hardback has been one of Fernhurst Books’ bestselling titles and now moves to a paperback edition following other books from this series, Amazing Diving Stories and Amazing Fishing
Stories.

Journey around gale-whipped headlands, survive mountainous seas and discover the delights of cruising among the islands of a tropical paradise. From the majestic square rigger to the humble homemade yacht; every sort of vessel is showcased in this treasure trove of extraordinary true tales.

The exploits of sailing’s greatest names are recounted, including Erskine Childers, Tristan Jones and Sir Robin Knox-Johnston, along with an eclectic mix of voyages that never made the headlines yet make compelling reading.

Dick Durham invites you to set sail on a thrilling journey comprising some of the most exciting tales of adventure afloat. He retells each one, adding a magic that makes this essential reading for anyone with a love of sailing and the sea.

Published on 31st May 2016 by Fernhurst Books as a paperback, copies can be pre-ordered now for £12.99. Amazing Sailing Stories is also available as an audio book and eBook, available to buy from all good bookshops, websites and direct from www.fernhurstbooks.com.

 

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