Sea Fever: A Seaside Companion: from buoys and bowlines to selkies and setting sail
Chris Clothier, Meg Clothier
Format: Paperback / softback
Publisher: Profile Books Ltd
Published: 5th May '22
Everything you need to know about the sea and shore, from high tides to half-hitches.
‘What a fun book! Reading Sea Fever is enticing and intriguing, like watching floating treasure bob past your nose.’ Tristram Gooley, author of The Natural Navigator Can you interpret the shipping forecast? Do you know your flotsam from your jetsam? Or who owns the foreshore? Can you tie a half-hitch – or would you rather splice the mainbrace? Full of charming illustrations and surprising facts, Sea Fever provides the answers to all these and more. Mixing advice on everything from seasickness to righting a capsized boat with arcane marine lore, recipes, history, dramatic stories of daring-do and guides to the wildlife we share our shores with, even the most experienced ocean-dweller will find something in these pages to surprise and delight.
|Dimensions||22 × 128 × 196 mm|