Books

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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Colin Reed: Danish Gold

Calum is happily settled in England after the dramatic events described in ‘Dangerous Voyage’ and to add some more adventure to his life he agrees to take part in a race to Norway with a crew of young adults recovering…
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Colin Reed: Dangerous Voyage

Against a backdrop of a major terrorist attack on the United States mainland, six adults, one baby and a schooner battle to reach the safety of Europe. There was only one way to get there and no turning back. The…
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Colin Reed: Time to Visit a Lady

After abandoning their prestigious scientific careers, Nicola and Victoria, best friends since school, survive a dreadful experience together, and in a bid to escape from both the hurt and the perpetrators, sail away into the sunset, both determined to succeed…
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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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Finntastic Games

Finntastic Games recounts the enthralling battle of the titans of the sailing world in the Finn class at the 2012 Olympic Games. Over the course of the Olympics the Finn class released a series of press releases consisting of previews,…
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Completely OK

The history, techniques and sailors of the OK Dinghy History ‘Completely OK’ outlines the complete history of the class since 1956 including results from all world championships, European championships, interdominion championships, major regattas and many national championships. It also covers…
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Photo FINNish

Launched in November 2009, ‘Photo FINNish – 60 Years of Finn Sailing’ has attracted widespread acclaim from Finn fans and readers worldwide. The book brings together a complete photographic history of the class, with images from every year since 1949…
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An Eye for Innovation

Austin ‘Clarence’ Farrar saw an opportunity for innovation in almost everything. Although not a well known public figure, he was known and respected by those who met him and worked with him. His work on dinghy design and building, and…
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