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Sea-Boats, Oars and Sails by Conor O’Brien

Many readers will know that gun-runner, naval officer and circumnavigator Conor O’Brien’s book Sea-Boats Oars and Sails is a classic of small boat sailing and cruising – the good news is that it is now available again in an elegant … Continue reading

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Two new volumes from Lodestar Books – just in time for Christmas!

  ++++ Check the bargain at the bottom of this post! ++++ East Coast cruising sailor Richard Wynne’s wonderful Lodestar Books has two smashing books coming out in the first week of December – just in time for Christmas! Both … Continue reading

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Get the Lodestar Books catalogue now – there’s just time to place an order before Christmas

I’m loving the Lodestar Books catalogue – partly because it’s a lovely piece of work, but also because of what it contains. First of all there are the books Lodestar has already published, including artist Tony Watts’ collection An Eye … Continue reading

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