Author: Dr Raymond Solly

Mariner's LaunchMariner's Launch by Raymond Solly

This story chronicles the growth of a youth, from naïve 16-year-old to a mature young man, capable eventually of accepting the grave responsibilities entrusted to a watch-keeping officer on the bridge of an ocean-going ship. The reader follows his voyage escapades and sees him ambushed by... more...

Mariner's RestMariner's Rest by Raymond Solly

This is the well-written account of Jonathan Carridia’s final years at sea as a senior second and chief officer. He chronicles the events that led him to leave the sea before being confirmed in a period of temporary command and relates the gruelling interview processes before being accep... more...

Mariner's VoyageMariner's Voyage by Raymond Solly

Extract from Foreword by John F. Millican, Director, Warsash Maritime Academy, Southampton, UK
..Dr. Solly has very cleverly woven together a social history of seafaring in the post-war years... ...you discover just how well the author ... has captured the experience of being at sea. ...... more...

Nothing over the SideNothing over the Side by Raymond Solly

This is the first recent book to lift the lid off the crude oil tanker industry and to demonstrate that, contrary to general opinion, crude oil tankers are the safest and most regulated business/industry in the world.

As an ex-supertanker navigating and deck officer, the author sa... more...

The Mariner's TrilogyThe Mariner's Trilogy by Raymond Solly

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In the Ray Solly trilogy, Mariner’s Launch, Mariner’s Voyage and Mariner’s Rest, the author br... more...

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