A historical account of our most versatile building material, beginning in ancient Egypt and ending on the moon.
Reese Palley has contributed to Concrete: A Seven Thousand Year History as an author.Historian Reese Palley is the author of many boo read more
An inspiring, irreverent, and spirited manifesto for senior sailors and would-be sailors
Nearly one million recreational sailors are now over 60, and their numbers will soon swell with baby boomers. Yet, no sailing li read more
Historian Reese Palley is the author of many books and articles, including Wooden Ships and Iron Men: The Maritime Art of Thomas Hoyne, Concrete: A Seven-Thousand Year History, and The Answer: Why Only Mini Nuclear Pow read more
Unlikely Passage is a sailor's manifesto. Palley gave up a successfull career as an art dealer while in his late 50s and embraced retirement with a vengeance. He sailed away in his ship Unlikely and circled the globe. In doing so, he created his own u read more
The rebirth of the classics, here are 18 of Nautical Quaterly's best sail-related articles spanning all 12 years of the publication and preserving NQ's signature design and trim. Preceding the selection is a short history of NQ by nautical author Antho read more
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