Wiley buys up sailing specialist Fernhurst

<p>John Wiley&amp;Sons has acquired the publishing assets of Fernhurst Books, a specialist in guides and manuals for sailing and other water-based activities.
The acquisition brings Wiley more than 100 titles covering an array of nautical pastimes, from cruising to surfing. Fernhurst's list is mainly paperback and consists of skills and technique manuals, navigation books and maintenance guides. Bestselling titles for Fernhurst include Knots&amp;Splices and Powerboating 2nd Edition.

Wiley said that it plans to grow the Fernhurst list through the development of new titles in related topics. ...

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