You get off watch, finish work on deck or climb out of the engine room. Next, you get a bite to eat and then? Very frequently, it’s time to plug in a movie and vegetate until it’s time to hit the rack or - quite possibly - you fall asleep in front of the flickering screen.
If you’re a little more awake and want to read a book, we’ve compiled a list (most of which will NOT put you to sleep like Bowditch) that you might find interesting. Take a look at them - created with input from merchant marine and U.S. Marine Corps leaders and linked to Amazon for quick download. Get entertained and challenge your mind!
Click HERE for our reading suggestions.
[I]Captain Richard Madden is an actively sailing mariner with over 25 years of industry experience. He is focused on safe and secure operations throughout the maritime industry. Most recently, Captain Madden has gained extensive experience while operating in Southeast Asia and Oceania on container vessels in the feeder trade. All opinions expressed within this article are his and his alone.[/I]