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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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Ernest Dade’s book of drawings Sail and Oar reprinted by Lodestar Books

    These lovely drawings by the artist Ernest Dade feature in a new volume from Lodestar Books – and if you’re in need of a gift or two it’s available in time for Christmas at a very reasonable £12! … 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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