Yacht Sailor: a treatise on practical seamanship, cruising and racing
with notes and additional chapters by a Clyde Yachtsman
Hunt & Co., 1888.
‘Vanderdecken’ was the pseudonym of the yachting journalist William Cooper, and this popular Victorian manual contains full information for the amateur yachtsman on the practicalities of yachting and yacht racing.
Sailing Tours:…. Part V 
the west coasts of Scotland, the Orkneys, and the west coast of the North Sea.
containing descriptions of every creek, harbour and roadstead, suitable for yachting purposes, from the Mull of Galloway to Duncansby Head, with a brief account of the coast from the Orkneys to the Thames
(The Mull of Galloway to the Thames)
by Frank Cowper
Ashford Press, 1985.
a facsimile reprint of the original 1896 edition of the Scottish volume.
new introduction by John Leather.
The Yacht[s]man and Coaster’s Book of Reference, giving courses and distances, with the relative bearings of the light houses and light ships, from Cape Hatteras to St.John’s, NB, with reliable sailing directions for seventy-five harbors and ports. as compiled from the latest U.S. Coast Surveys.
Pratt, Wm. A.
Hartford, Conn., 1879
Our Cruise in the Undine
the journal of an English pair-oar expedition through France, Baden, Rhenish Bavaria, Prussia, and Belgium.
by The Captain
London, John W. Parker & Son, 1854.
a delightful, plainly written with lots of practical detail, account of a three man cruise in a pair-oar craft identical to the ‘Water Lily’ that had recently been rowed on the Rhine and Danube.
The voyage started at Paris and finished at Cologne and the route included sections of the Seine, Yonne, Armancon, Doubs, Rhone and Rhine Canal, and Rhine, with the early and latter parts of the journey being completed by train