Home Waters

By: David Bowers
Published by:

Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 9781472990686
Genre: Popular Science
Publication date: 03/02/2023
Price: 10.99


A fascinating look at how the sea has defined Britain and its past for thousands of years. Combining science, history and travel into a unique guide to the British coast, the next time you stand on a beach, you will never look at the coast the same way again.

Author's Biography

David Bowers trained as an oceanographer, finding a career researching and teaching secrets of the ocean. David taught courses on oceanography at Bangor University, now retired as an Emeritus Professor. He believes that science should be shared with the general public and that scientific discoveries should be accessible to all.


he sea will always hold its secrets, but Home Waters makes them a bit more accessible. – Geographical magazine.

Stimulating book – Yachting Monthly


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  1. Great read with lots of interesting information on our coast. I’ve lived on the British coast all my life and I found ‘Home Waters’ a real eye opener.

  2. If you spend time by the sea, you can’t help but wonder why some things are the way they are, or why they behave the way they do. It’s great to have such an accessible book to explain some of what’s going on, and it usually adds to the wonder.

  3. As an avid sailor delighted to discover this interesting book.

  4. Days spent in the water do not count.

  5. Brings sunshine into your life.

  6. Read, comment and vote!

  7. A great read. Highly recommended.

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