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Nic Compton is a writer, photographer and sailor who has spent his life around boats. Having worked as a journeyman shipwright, journalist and editor of Classic Boat, he now has 15 books about ships and seafaring to his name. He currently lives by the River Dart in Devon, from where he sails a Romilly 22 called Ramona. He still listens to the Shpping Forecast before he ventures out onto the sea.

Books by Nic Compton

The Shipping Forecast

A daily broadcast for insomniacs, daydreamers and seafarers

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