boating books

ome very worth reading books on boating. Some are very well – known novels that I’ve read already (a few of them in multiple times), some are new documents that I’m reading or plan to. According to my categorization, they fall into the following 3 groups: Fiction, purely imaginary, although not real, they’re highly inspirational, Non – fiction, real accounts of real peoples and their adventures, Technical, the fundamental details that help building those archivements. My 3 simplified, consecutive steps of a self – actualization process… All these books are available in public domain, I collected and compiled into PDF format, click on each titles to download.


Twenty thousand leagues under the sea – Jules Verne

Sea wolf – Jack London

Treasure island – Robert Louis Stevenson

Moby dick – Herman Melville, my all – time favorite, a piece of hard to read, highly metaphoric literature


A thousand miles in a Rob Roy canoe – J. Macgregor

Voyage of the paper canoe – Nathaniel Bishop

Alone in the Caribbean – Frederic Fenger

Sailing alone around the world – Joshua Slocum, my favorite, another neo – classical Ahap captain!


The dory book – John Gardner

Small boat building – H.W. Patterson

Canoe and boat building for amateurs – W.P. Stephens

The Gougeon brothers on boat construction, a very helpful, thorough book on wood working and epoxy.

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