Narrative

Memories and Forgetfulness

In his candid and often brutally honest autobiography, Colin Reed, remembers countless stories from his childhood in Southampton, his 10 years in the Royal Navy and then a 40 year career in the upstream oil and gas industry including time…
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Wingnut

Gordon Ingate’s illustrious sailing career spans international campaigning in Dragons and 5.5 Metres, offshore racing and the America’s Cup. His Caprice of Huon won the 1965 Admiral’s Cup at Australia’s first appearance. In 5.5 Metres, he won the Scandinavian Gold…
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Being with Benny: Inside the World of Ben Lexcen

Being with Benny is the story of how Bob Miller, from a shattered childhood in rural Australia and only four years of schooling became one of the world’s leading yacht designers. His creation Australia II won the America’s Cup in…
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crOniKle: Celebrating 60 Years of the OK Dinghy

chrOniKle is an anecdotal history of the OK Dinghy to celebrate its 60th anniversary in 2017. It includes 100 stories, many of which are illustrated, drawn from all periods of the class’s history. Old stories are complemented by new stories,…
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Between a Rock and a Hard Race

Between a Rock and a Hard Race takes the reader on a four-year journey through the eyes of the Finn class athletes who campaigned for and took part in the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. It begins on a hill in…
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Flotsam and Jetsam: The Cranse Chronicles

For more than 30 years, a collection of characters, curious situations and humorous bits and pieces has washed across the desk of sailing magazine editor and columnist Bob Ross and published in Australian Sailing magazine in Bob Cranse’s By the…
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