If you’re interested in reading about sailing then look no further than our recommendations for the best sailing books on the market.

Here at Yachting Monthly, our expert editorial team and Literary contributor, Julia Jones review hundreds of sailing books, and marine books each year.

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From cruising stories to world-girdling adventures; technical manuals to historical sailing accounts, everything the prose-hungry sailor needs can be found right here.

You can make suggestions for sailing books that we should cover over on the Yachting Monthly Book Club forum.

Book jacket for Come Sail With Me

Come Sail With Me is about one woman's experience sailing with a virtual stranger from Spain to South America and then to the Caribbean and the lessons she learned along…

Harbouring - a desire book jacket

This celebration of Scotland's coastal mainland harbours over four volumes is a fascinating insight into history, local festivals, marinas, boating opportunities and more, says literary contributor, Julia Jones

Addicted to more adventure by Bob Shepton Book Jacket

A new collection of Bob Shepton’s adventures to high latitudes and some of the remotest places on earth is 'an immediate pleasure' to read, says literary contributor, Julia Jones

In the wake of the gods book jacket

A 'highly entertaining' clever book which allows you to sail to the sites of Greek mythology, says Yachting Monthly literary contributor, Julia Jones

Creative Rope book jacket

Yachting Monthly literary contributor Julia Jones reviews the latest edition of Creative Ropecraft, which was first written with the aim of maintaining knot-tying as a living art.

Book jacket fro Essential Boat Electronics

Essential Boat Electronics avoids too much theory and is a useful guide to have onboard, says Yachting Monthly literary reviewer, Julia Jones