Required Reading On Delos- By Brian

There have been many books along this amazing journey.

Some I read before sailing, and some while out here. I’ve gotten something from the list below and hope that by sharing it you will as well. I really hope you enjoy this list and please feel free to comment with your favs as well.

PS- All the links below are to Amazon so I hope they make it a little easier for you to find.
PPS- If you do buy from these links we get a little kick back for our beer fund ?

COOL SAILING AND ADVENTURE BOOKS

Dove– Robin Lee Graham

The Long Way– Bernard Moitessier

Chasing the Long Rainbow– Hal Roth

Sailing Alone Around The World– Joshua Slocum

Three Years in a 12 Foot Boat– Stephen Ladd

The Curve Of Time– M. Wylie Blanchett

The Old Man And The Sea– Earnest Hemingway

Two Years Before The Mast– Richard Henry Dana Jr.

Tales of the South Pacific– James Michener

Fatu Hiva– Thor Heyerdahl

Kon Tiki– Thor Heyerdahl

Nathaniels Nutmeg– Giles Milton

The Shark God– Charles Montgomery

Typee– Herman Melville

Getting Stoned With Savages– J. Marten Troost

The Happy Isles of Oceana– Paul Theroux

The Sex Lives of Cannibals– J. Marten Troost

Fighter Pilot– Mac ‘Serge’ Tucker

The Elephant Whisperer– Lawrence Anthony

COOL THOUGHT BOOKS

The Miracle of Mindfulness– Thich Nhat Hanh

You’ll See It When You Believe It– Wayne Dyer

Consolations of Philosophy– Alain de Botton

The Power of Intention– Wayne Dyer

Being Happy– Andrew Matthews

Siddhartha– Hermann Hesse

The Tipping Point– Malcalm Gladwell

The Power Of Now– Eckhart Tolle

The Tao of Pooh– Benjamin Hoff

The 37 Practices of Bodhisattvas– Unknown

PRACTICAL SAILING

Self Sufficient Sailor– Lin and Larry Pardey

The Voyagers Handbook- Beth A. Leonard

Voyaging With Kids– Behan Gifford

World Cruising Routes– Jimmy Cornell

Coral Reef Fishes– Ewald Lieske, Robert Meyers

Sport Fish Of the Pacific– Vic Dunaway

Illustrated Sail and Rig Tuning– Ivan Dedekam

Man Vs. Weather– Dennis Diclaudio

Marine Diesel Engines- Nigel Calder

Boat Owners Mechanical and Electrical Systems- Nigel Calder

The Cruisers Handbook of Fishing– Scott Banneroy, Wendy Banneroy

Modern Marine Weather– David Burch

South Pacific Anchorages– Warwick Clay

Landfalls of Paradise– Earl Hinz, Jim Howard

Advanced First Aid Afloat- Peter Eastman

Storm Tactics– Lin and Larry Pardey

REQUIRED MOVIE WATCHING ON DELOS

Captain Ron

Dead Calm

Wind

Yellow Beard

Year One

Nacho Libre

MOVIES THAT WE WATCHED AND WISHED WE HADN’T

Mega Piranha

All Is Lost

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