Mick Hugo’s stunningly illustrated account of life in The Merchant Navy in the 1960s. With an introduction by Ken Warpole.

Skinning Out – To Sea is published by Bowline Books.

Critical acclaim for Skinning Out – To Sea

“Skinning Out reads like a message in a bottle penned by Garcia-Marquez…” 
Caught By The River

“Mick Hugo’s brief and lively memoir is classic stuff… an astonishingly beautiful paperback and Sam Blunden’s design is an elegant product.” The Morning Star


“Written by someone with a sense of wonder and the desire to impart it… a pure kind of folk art…”
 The Guardian