Here is a detailed reference of numerous sea forts on the coast of Maharashtra and Goa. While composing the book author P. K. Ghanekar finds it important to share with people as to why and how the sea forts are seen and so is replicated in the book.
The mighty Sahyadris, lush greenery, red soil, enchanting valleys and silver sands are the witnesses of the fact, that all the sea forts have been the watch towers of the sea coast. Most of the sea forts are located right on the sea coast enjoying the dancing waves, few are on the islands in the sea, while some are on a hillock near sea states the author.
This book has been undoubtedly a detailed profile of the sea forts with existing condition, their historical importance and the how you reach there.
Moreover the book highlights various maps of the forts with the spots to see in the forts and some photographs which prove useful to visit the respective forts.
The recipient of various awards in mountaineering and writings on nature, author Mr. P. K. Ghanekar has covered around 65 sea forts in the periphery of Thane, Mumbai, Raigad, Ratnagiri, Sindhudurg, Goa and Karwar.
This book brings out immense facts of the sea forts and urges us all to visit and conserve them too.