Book List in Order:11 titles

  • Join Tristan Jones as he tells tales of the humorous and fascinating adventures that his Saga of a Wayward Sailor began. Discover more anecdotes and unexpected adventures aboard a converted lifeboat ketch cruising the coasts of the Balearic region wi...


  • World War II helped to define Tristan Jones as an adventurous Welsh youth. After losing his parents, he spent much of his life working on sailing barges and so he is no stranger to the seas when he’s called to fight for Britain during the Blitz in ...


  • Tristan Jones was one of the most acclaimed sea-faring storytellers ever. The combative Welshman was born at sea on a ship off Tristan da Cunha. He dropped out of school at 14 to work on sailing barges, and then spent the rest of his life at sea-firs...


  • When Tristan Jones, who became one of the best-known small boat sailors and writers of our times, was discharged from the Navy, and told he was physically unfit for more seagoing, he got hold of a small craft, Creswell, which he converted to a cruisi...


  • The sixty-year-old Welsh explorer, adventurer, and sailing record holder describes his 1983 attempt to circumnavigate the world aboard the thirty-six-foot trimaran, Outward Leg, less than one year after his leg was amputated...


  • In a last-ditch stab at fortune and glory, middle-aged adventurer Bill Conan enters a 30,000-mile single-handed round-the-world race. This ultimate test of skill, strength, and endurance leads him across the treacherous Atlantic Ocean's vast expanse,...


  • Recounts the intriguing wanderings of the renowned adventurer as he travels the world's waterways, detailing the frustrating and time-consuming difficulties he finds when dealing with customs officials, police, and other bureaucrats...



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    Yarns is a collection of some of Jones' finest stories. He tells how he began his writing career, and draws on his many adventures to evoke some of the memorable people he has met and to describe some of the most beautiful cruising grounds in the wor...






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    The Improbable Voyage is the account of master sailor and storyteller Tristan Jones' 2,307-mile voyage across Europe in an oceangoing trimaran, Outward Leg. Continuing his round-the-world journey, Jones traveled from the North Sea to the Black Sea vi...


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    Follow the supreme adventurer, Tristan Jones, as he takes a solitary and intrepid six-year voyage on his small craft, The Sea Dart. Covering a distance twice the circumference of the globe, from the lowest body of water in the world--The Dead Sea--to...