I just finished reading Michael Cosgrove's new sailing narrative Imperfect Passage, his story of crossing the Pacific in his 40-footer, often solo. It was quite an adventure as well as a personal quest. Read the full review here. And here's a list of some other sailing books you may enjoy - shop ahead for next time you're stuck in fog or port waiting for good weather or a mechanic. If you can't be sailing, you may as well be reading about it!