The Book

All The Oceans

Designing by the seat of my pants

A Memoir

Book Details:

Foreword by: Rupert Murdoch
Size: 8.5 x 9 inches
Extent: 380 pages
Illustration: Over 200 photos, Illustrations, and ephemera
Printing: Full color throughout
Binding: Hard cover

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Introducing All The Oceans

The decision to write All The Oceans was influenced by my involvement with the University of Auckland Engineering Department creating a Masters of Yacht Engineering program. The most frequent question from students, “How did you do it?”  All The Oceans was written in response to this – often asked question.
I did not pursue what is now considered the conventional way to become a yacht designer.  Always fascinated with voyages of exploration under sail, a natural talent for drawing, and three years working in a wood boat fabrication shop, the combination of these laid the foundation for me to strike out on my own. Without hesitation, I grasped every opportunity that came my way.
All The Oceans, Designing by the seat of my pants describes how I did it.

What are they saying about “All The Oceans”

“Ron Holland’s ‘All The Oceans’, is exciting from page one; it pulls the reader through the pages, cheering Ron on all the way. An amazing life story from one of the world’s greatest yacht designers!”
Stuart Woods, Author of 50 New York Times bestselling novels

“Making a calculation simply based on the list of Ron Holland’s achievements one would arrive at a lifespan of at least 210 years. He has lived at least 3 lives worth of adventures and accomplished at least 3 times more than could be expected of a mere mortal.”
Oleg Harencar, Director/Producer of the film series, Life on the Water

Get Your Copy:

Ask for All The Oceans at your favorite bookstore

Boat Books Australia

New Zealand
Boat Books New Zealand

Chapters – Indigo, Vancouver
Book Warehouse, Broadway, Vancouver
Hager Books, Kerrisdale, Vancouver
Vancouver Maritime Museum, Vancouver
Maritime Museum British Columbia, Victoria
The Nautical Mind, Toronto

Stanfords, London

Libreria Mare di Carta, Venice

Barbara’s Bookstores, Chicago
Builders Booksource, Berkeley
Barnes & Noble, Staten Island
Bluewater Charts and Books, Ft Lauderdale
Book Passage, Sausalito
Captain’s Nautical, Seattle

Bookstore Inquiries Contact:
Cardinal Publishers Group, USA
Georgetown Publishing, Canada
Gazelle Book Services, UK and Europe

All The Oceans, Ron Holland's memoir wins Silver in Travel INDIE AWARDS 2018, book cover

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Second Printing December 2018 – First Printing January  2018