• "Nautical but nice"

    Daily Mail
  • "Entertaining and edifying in equal measure ... its sheer scope alone guarantees that there'll be plenty to savour"

    Good Book Guide
  • "An end-of-pier lucky dip of seaside fun ... A fun book that is awash with edifying flotsam and jetsam"

  • "The book is packed with enjoyable, lively and interesting anecdotes"

    BBC Country File magazine
  • "A mine of information"

    Choice magazine