Welcome to the website of author and mariner, Ian Tew

Ian Tew was born into a seafaring family in 1943. He learnt to sail by the age of seven and has sailed ever since whenever possible. Read more about Ian here. Ian has been successfully writing both about his experiences at sea, as well as a growing stable of maritime novels – click here to see a full list of his publications.

NEWS: Nominated for this year’s Maritime Foundation Mountbatten Award for Best Book!

Ian’s latest book

Memoirs of a Seafarer by Ian Tew  

Memoirs of a Seafarer

‘My living was made on the sea, my greatest pleasures have been sailing on the sea, my inspiration has come from the sea, the very reason to live has been the sea…’

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“Candid and enjoyable memoir” – Robin Knight