If you’re interested in reading about sailing then look no further than our recommendations for the best sailing books on the market.

Here at Yachting Monthly, our expert editorial team and Literary contributor, Julia Jones review hundreds of sailing books, and marine books each year.

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From cruising stories to world-girdling adventures; technical manuals to historical sailing accounts, everything the prose-hungry sailor needs can be found right here.

You can make suggestions for sailing books that we should cover over on the Yachting Monthly Book Club forum.

Lights fantastic book

Julia Jones, Yachting Monthly's literary reviewer discusses the 'eye-opening' Lights Fantastic, by Peter Varley

Island on the Edge: a life on Soay

Julia Jones, Yachting Monthly's literary reviewer reads Island on the Edge: a life on Soay, by Anne Cholawo, and shares why she chose it for Yachting Monthly's Book at Bunktime…

Birth of a solo sailor book

Julia Jones, Yachting Monthly's literary reviewer discusses Birth of a Solo Sailor by Maik Ulmschneider: "The most lively and unusual bluewater cruiser book that I’ve read this year."

Tales From the Tillerman book

Julia Jones, Yachting Monthly's literary reviewer highly recommends Tales from the Tillerman by Steve Haywood: "This is a book for all who are interested in English-ness, whether they prefer saltwater…