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  • TitleCover ImageAuthorConditionPrice - click to buy
    Daughters of the WindDavid Lewis Fair Condition. First Edition. Hardback 1967 NZ$60.00
    Sea LegsKathleen Crane Good Condition. Paperback 2003 NZ$25.00
    Voyaging Under Sail Eric Hiscock Good Condition. Hardback 1977 NZ$25.00
    Petticoat WhalersJoan Druett Very Good Condition. Hardback 2006 NZ$45.00
    Taking on the WorldEllen MacArthur Good Condition. Hardback. NZ$25.00
    Shapes in the WindDavid Lewis Good Condition. Softback. 2000 NZ$20.00
    Sons of SinbadAllan Villiers Fair Condition. Hardback 1940 NZ$40.00
    Beyond the West HorizonEric Hiscock Fair Condition. Hardback 1963 NZ$20.00
    Swan. The Second VoyageJim Moore Good Condition. Paperback 1998 NZ$10.00
    Memories of a Matelot Sid Henry Good Condition. Paperback 2012 NZ$25.00
    Voyage of the Cap Pilar Adrian Seligman Fair/ Good Condition. Hardback 1947 NZ$30.00
    High Endeavours Miles Clark Fair Condition. Softback 1991 NZ$25.00
    The Thousand Dollar YachtAnthony Bailey Fair Condition. Paperback 1968 NZ$25.00
    Blue Water VagabondDennis Puleston Fair Condition. Hardback 1940 NZ$25.00
    Tahiti-NuiEric de Busschop Fair Condition. Hardback 1959 NZ$25.00
    Barrier Reef by TrimaranJohn Gunn Fair Condition, Hardback 1966 NZ$10.00
    Red Sky in MourningTami Oldham Ashcraft Good Condition, Softback 2002 NZ$20.00
    The Set of the SailsAlan Villiers Fair Condition, Paperback 1949 NZ$10.00
    Give Me a ShipAlan Villiers Fair Condition, Hardback 1958 NZ$25.00
    Seagulls in My SoupTristan Jones Excellent Condition, Hardback 1991 NZ$40.00
    Pacific WandererEarl R Hinz Good Condition, Softback 1991 NZ$45.00
    Eternal WaveJohn Scott Hughes Fair Condition, Hardback 1951 NZ$20.00
    YarnsTristan Jones Good Condition, Paperback 1990 NZ$25.00
    Macphersons' VoyagesEd. John Scott Hughes Fair Condition, Hardback 1946 NZ$20.00
    The Lighthouse StevensonsBella Bathurst Excellent Condition, Paperback 1999 NZ$20.00
    Down to the Sea in ShipsHoratio Clare Good Condition, Hardback 2014 NZ$25.00
    Marooned on MogMogJennifer Barrie Fair Condition, Softback 2011 NZ$20.00
    LionheartJesse Martin Fair Condition, Paperback 2000 NZ$10.00
    Around the World In Wanderer IIIEric Hiscock Fair Condition, Hardback 1957 NZ$25.00
    Spring TidesSamuel Eliot Morison Good Condition, with dustjacket. Hardback 1965 NZ$5.00
    Seafaring TrilogyHal Roth Good Condition, with dustjacket. Hardback 2006 NZ$40.00
    A Tale of TahitiFrank Clune Fair Condition. Hardback 1958. NZ$20.00
    Monsoon SeasAlan Villiers Fair Condition. Hardback 1952. NZ$30.00
    Race against TimeEllen MacArthur Good Condition. Hardback 2005. NZ$35.00
    A Fighting ChanceCapt. John Ridgway & Chay Blyth Fair Condition. Hardback 1967. NZ$25.00
    RedbillKate Lance Excellent Condition. Softback 2004. NZ$35.00
    Along the Clipper WayFrancis Chichester Fair Condition. Hardback 1966. NZ$25.00
    Serpent in ParadiseDea Birkett Fair Condition. Hardback 1997. NZ$10.00
    Because the Horn is ThereMiles Smeeton Good Condition. Hardback 1970. NZ$30.00
    Britannia. Rowing Alone Across the AtlanticJohn Fairfax Fair Condition. Hardback 1971. NZ$10.00
    Yankee's People and PlacesIrving & Electra Johnson Fair Condition. Hardback 1956. NZ$35.00
    Yankee's Wander-WorldIrving & Electra Johnson Fair Condition. Hardback 1956. NZ$35.00
    The Voyage of the Tai-Mo-ShanMartyn Sherwood Fair Condition. Hardback 1946. NZ$25.00
    Heading for Cape HornPeter Fields Good Condition. Softback 2003. NZ$20.00
    Storm PassageJohn Ridgway Fair Condition. Hardback 1975. NZ$20.00
    Operation Drake John Blashford-Snell Good Condition. (Signed) Hardback 1981. NZ$25.00
    Trimaran to Tahiti D E Barry-Martin Fair Condition. Hardback 1978. NZ$10.00
    My Lively Lady Sir Alec Rose Fair Condition. Hardback 1968. NZ$25.00
    Rowing it Alone Debra Veal Excellent Condition. Hardback 2002. NZ$20.00
    Beyond the Reefs.William Travis Fair Condition. Hardback 1959. NZ$25.00
    The Challenge.Chay Blyth Excellent Condition. Hardback 1993. NZ$25.00
    Gypsy moth Circles the World.Francis Chichester Fair Condition. Hardback 1967. NZ$25.00
    The Emerald Whaler.William J Laubenstein Fair Condition. Hardback 1961. NZ$20.00
    Across the South Pacific.Iain Finlay Good Condition. Hardback 1981. NZ$25.00
    A World to the West.Maurice R Cloughley Fair Condition. Hardback 1979. NZ$25.00
    World WandererDes Kearns Good Condition. Hardback 1971. NZ$30.00
    Tropical QuestDerek Townsend Fair Condition. Hardback 1965. NZ$15.00
    La Balsa Vital Alsar Poor Condition. Hardback 1973. NZ$10.00
    One Whaling FamilyEd. Harold Williams Fair Condition. Hardback 1964. NZ$20.00
    The Voyage of the American Promise Dodge Morgan Good Condition. Softback 1989. NZ$25.00
    Northwest Passage Solo.David Scott Cowper Very Good Condition. Hardback 1994. NZ$25.00
    The BountyCaroline Alexander Good Condition. Hardback 2003. NZ$30.00
    Lovely She GoesWilliam Mitford Good Condition. Hardback 1969. NZ$25.00
    Sea LegsSimon Bliss Excellent Condition. Softback 2014. NZ$20.00
    The IslanderGerald Kingsland Good Condition. Hardback 1984. NZ$25.00
    Then We sailed AwayJohn Ridgeway Good Condition. Hardback 1996. NZ$25.00
    Half SafeBen Carlin Fair Condition. Hardback 1955. NZ$15.00
    Yankee Ships in China SeasDaniel Henderson. Good Condition. Hardback,with dustjacket. 1946. NZ$5.00
    The Cruising LifeRoss NorgroveGood Condition. Hardback. 1980 NZ$25.00
    The War with cape HornAlan Villiers Fair Condition. Paperback. 1971. NZ$20.00
    Adventures on the High SeasCapt. H. G. Kendall Fair Condition. Hardback. 1939. NZ$45.00
    Beyond the West HorizonEric C. Hiscock Good Condition - No jacket. Hardback. 1963. NZ$15.00
    The Bombard StoryAlain Bombard Fair Condition. Hardback. 1953. NZ$10.00
    Spun YarnH Boothby Fair Condition. Hardback. Undated. NZ$20.00
    Trimaran Against the TradesJean Cole Fair Condition. Hardback. 1968. NZ$20.00
    Children of Cape HornRosie Swale Fair Condition. Hardback. 1974.NZ$30.00
    A Pearl In a StormTori McClure Fair Condition. Hardback. 2009.NZ$10.00
    There Was A ShipC Fox Smith Fair Condition. Hardback. 1929.NZ$25.00
    A Stately SouthernerRex Clements Fair Condition. Hardback. 1926.NZ$10.00
    BolehR Kilroy Poor Condition. Hardback. 1951.NZ$20.00
    A White Boat From EnglandGeorge Millar Fair Condition. Hardback. 1951.NZ$25.00
    A Lady's Cruise in a French Man-O-War. 2 VolumesCF Gordon CummingPoor Condition. Hardbacks 1875.NZ$75.00
    Fast Swimming Fish KurrewaRod MeyninkVery Good Condition. Softback 2005.NZ$40.00
    Children of Three OceansDavid LewisPoor Condition. Hardback 1969.NZ$25.00
    The Galapagos AffairJohn TreherneVery Good Condition. Hardback 1983.NZ$40.00
    FloreanaMargret WittmerGood Condition. Hardback 1961.NZ$30.00
    Mediterranean MedleyLionel DawsonFair Condition. Hardback 1935.NZ$25.00
    The Wavetree. An Ocean WandererGeorge SpiersExcellent Condition. Hardback 1969.NZ$50.00
    Children of Three OceansDavid LewisFair Condition. Hardback 1969.NZ$25.00
    Hong Kong to Barcelona in the junk "Rubia"Jose Maria TeyGood Condition. Hardback 1962.NZ$40.00
    Mediterranean Cruise HolidaySPB MaisFair Condition. Hardback 1958.NZ$10.00
    The TuntsaTeppo TurenFair Condition. Hardback 1961.NZ$25.00
    To The Ice and BeyondGraeme KendallExcellent Condition. Hardback 2016.NZ$30.00
    The Golden HazeRoderick Cameron Poor/ Fair Condition. Hardback 1964.NZ$15.00
    Cruise of the ConradAlan Villiers Fair Condition. Hardback 1952.NZ$25.00
    Phoenix from the AshesJustin TyersGood Condition. Softback 2012.NZ$15.00
    Lost LeviathanJF D OmmanneyFair Condition. Hardback 1971.NZ$30.00
    The Blind Horn's HateRichard HoughFair Condition. Hardback 1971.NZ$25.00
    Close to the WindPete GossExcellent Condition. Paperback 1998.NZ$15.00
    The Cradle of the DeepSir Frederick TrevesFair Condition. Hardback 1928.NZ$20.00
    Down the WindJack H Coote Very Good Condition. Hardback 1966.NZ$35.00
    The Peter Pye OmnibusPeter Pye Very Good Condition. Hardback 1986.NZ$30.00
    TinkerbelleRobert Manry Good Condition. Hardback 1966.NZ$35.00
    Sail and DeliverRonald Preedy Excellent Condition. Hardback 1989.NZ$40.00
    Voyage to the IceDavid Lewis Fair condition. Hardback 1979.NZ$10.00
    The Miscellany of Pitcairn islandHerbert Ford Fair condition. Softback 1980.NZ$45.00
    Race Against TimeEllen Macarthur Excellent condition. Hardback 2005.NZ$35.00
    KodukuKenichi Horie Good condition. Hardback 1965.NZ$10.00
    At Sea on Land.Naomi James Fair condition. Hardback 1981.NZ$5.00
    The Voyage of the Mir-El-Lah Lorenzo Riciardi Very Good Condition. Hardback 1980.NZ$10.00
    Queequeg's Odyssey Quen Cultra Good Condition. Hardback 1978.NZ$25.00
    TaiKi Kuno Knobl Very Good Condition. Hardback 1975.NZ$10.00
    The Voyage of Lucky Dragon Ralph E Lapp Fair Condition. Hardback 1958.NZ$10.00
    'Lights' Patrick Stenson Very Good Condition. Hardback 1984.NZ$30.00
    The Cure for Anything is salt Water Mary South Good Condition. with dustjacket. Hardback 2007.NZ$10.00
    Francis Chichester Anita Leslie very Good Condition. No dustjacket. Hardback 1975.NZ$10.00