Ahoy there! I have a few ideas for the novels that I want to write next. Whichever option I choose will likely involve going maritime. However, I have little experience with the ins and outs of ships or the lingo. So I was wondering if anybody had any good reference books they could recommend on all things maritime - preferably of the ancient period - either naval or commercial, don't mind. And/or a general idiot's guide would also be helpful for someone who can't tell their aft from starboard. Are there any sources you have found particularly useful on your nautical adventures? Thanks, in advance!