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A Man and His Ship: America's Greatest Naval Architect and His Quest to Build the S.S. United States
A Man and His Ship: America's Greatest Naval Architect and His Quest to Build the S.S. United States
by Steven Ujifusa
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THE STORY OF A GREAT AMERICAN BUILDER andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;At the peak of his power, in the 1940s and 1950s, William Francis Gibbs was considered Americaand#8217;s best naval architect. andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;His quest to build the finest... (read more)

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The Book of Michael of Rhodes, Volume 2: A Fifteenth-Century Maritime Manuscript, Transcription and Translation
The Book of Michael of Rhodes, Volume 2: A Fifteenth-Century Maritime Manuscript, Transcription and Translation
by Michael Of Rhodes
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andlt;Pandgt;In the fifteenth century, a Venetian mariner, Michael of Rhodes, wrote and illustrated a text describing his experiences in the Venetian merchant and military fleets. He included a treatise on commercial mathematics and treatments of... (read more)

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A Captain's Duty: Somali Pirates, Navy Seals, and Dangerous Days at Sea
A Captain's Duty: Somali Pirates, Navy Seals, and Dangerous Days at Sea
by Richard Phillips
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"I share the country's admiration for the bravery of Captain Phillips and his selfless concern for his crew. His courage is a model for all Americans." --President Barack Obama It was just another day on the job for fifty-three-year-old Richard Phillips,... (read more)

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Knots (Collins Discover)
Knots (Collins Discover)
by Geoffrey Budworth
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Collins Discover: Knots is your one-stop guide to making, tying, and using knots This user-friendly, authoritative resource by the cofounder of the International Guild of Knot Tyers includes easy-to-follow guidance and full-color illustrations showing... (read more)

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Endurance: Shackleton's Incredible Voyage
Endurance: Shackleton's Incredible Voyage
by Alfred Lansing
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Days before the outbreak of World War One renowned explorer Ernest Shackleton and a crew of twenty-seven set sail to attempt the first crossing on foot of the Antarctic continent. More than eighty miles from their destination, however, their... (read more)

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The Gathering Wind: Hurricane Sandy, the Sailing Ship Bounty, and a Courageous Rescue at Sea
The Gathering Wind: Hurricane Sandy, the Sailing Ship Bounty, and a Courageous Rescue at Sea
by Gregory A Freeman
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October 2012. A replica of the famous HMS Bounty, an eighteenth-century tall sailing ship, set a collision course with a storm that became the largest hurricane ever recorded in the Atlantic—a clash that proved to be one of the most unforgettable... (read more)

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The Pirate Handbook: A Rogue's Guide to Pillage, Plunder, Chaos & Conquest
The Pirate Handbook: A Rogue's Guide to Pillage, Plunder, Chaos & Conquest
by Pat Croce
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Avast, ye! For anyone who has dreamed of hitting the high seas, manning a crew, brandishing a cutlass, or burying treasure, here's The Pirate Handbook. Part how-to, part illustrated history, this detailed manual gives insight into every aspect of the... (read more)

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Beyond the Blue Horizon: How the Earliest Mariners Unlocked the Secrets of the Oceans
Beyond the Blue Horizon: How the Earliest Mariners Unlocked the Secrets of the Oceans
by Brian Fagan
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In Beyond the Blue Horizon, bestselling science historian Brian Fagan tackles his richest topic yet: the enduring mystery of the oceans, the planet's most forbidding terrain.This is not a tale of Columbus or Hudson, but of much earlier mariners. From the... (read more)

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Little Ship of Fools: 16 Rowers, 1 Improbable Boat, 7 Tumultuous Weeks on the Atlantic
Little Ship of Fools: 16 Rowers, 1 Improbable Boat, 7 Tumultuous Weeks on the Atlantic
by Charles Wilkins
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Longlisted for the 2013 Charles Taylor Prize The dramatic and hilarious story of risk and survival, as well as the importance of our connections to the planet, on a human-powered journey across the ocean. It was to be an expedition like no otherand#151;a... (read more)

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Adrift: Seventy-Six Days Lost at Sea
Adrift: Seventy-Six Days Lost at Sea
by Steven Callahan
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Before The Perfect Storm, before In the Heart of the Sea, Steven Callahans dramatic tale of survival at sea was on the New York Times bestseller list for more than thirty-six weeks. In some ways the model for the new wave of adventure books, Adrift is an... (read more)

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The Knots Box: Useful Knots for Every Situation, Indoors and Out [With Rope]
The Knots Box: Useful Knots for Every Situation, Indoors and Out [With Rope]
by A Hyatt Verrill
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Whether you're fishing, boating, camping, or simply need to secure a bundle of magazines, a little practical knowledge about knots can solve a lot of problems. The Knox Box covers all the fundamentals of knot tying, from simple to strong, tight, and hard... (read more)

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Fundamentals of Kayak Navigation: Master the Traditional Skills and the Latest Technologies (Falcon Guide)
Fundamentals of Kayak Navigation: Master the Traditional Skills and the Latest Technologies (Falcon Guide)
by David Burch
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Learn how to find and keep track of your position, adjust to changing conditions, and paddle the seas safely and confidently. Fundamentals of Kayak Navigation is the authoritative source for information on how to chart an accurate course—whether... (read more)

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The American Practical Navigator: Bowditch
The American Practical Navigator: Bowditch
by Bowditch
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The American Practical Navigator, first published in 1802, was billed as the “epitome of navigation” by its original author, Nathaniel Bowditch, an early American mathematician who is often considered the founder of modern maritime... (read more)

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Not Without Hope
Not Without Hope
by Nick Schuyler
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Not Without Hope is the true story of the headline-making tragedy that took the lives of three football players: NFL stars Marquis Cooper and Corey Smith, and Will Bleakley from the University of South Florida. Told by the sole survivor of the ill-fated... (read more)

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Hackercraft
Hackercraft
by James P Barry
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This book tells the story of the enigmatic John Hacker, who started Hacker Boat Company in Detroit in 1914 and drafted some of the most successful and popular boat designs of all time. This book is organized chronologically, concentrating on the boats... (read more)

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Caliban Shore the Fate of the Grosvenor Castaways
Caliban Shore the Fate of the Grosvenor Castaways
by Stephen Taylor
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Subtitled, "The Fate Of The Grosvenor Castaways". The enthralling true story of a famous eighteenth century shipwreck, the Grosvenor, and of what befell the ship's castaways on the Wild Coast of Africa.... (read more)

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A B Sea: A Loose-Footed Lexicon
A B Sea: A Loose-Footed Lexicon
by Jack Lagan
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An entertaining, comprehensive guide to the language and lore of 21st century seafarers. Packed with practical advice, this is a dictionary with a difference: many words are illustrated by passages from classic books of the sea, others by the author's... (read more)

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The Pirate Code: From Honorable Thieves to Modern-Day Villains
The Pirate Code: From Honorable Thieves to Modern-Day Villains
by Brenda Ralph Lewis
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Despite what countless buccaneering books and movies may suggest, never has there been a universal Pirate Code to bind the merry (and mean) marauders of seafaring history. In fact there have been many “codes,” and drawing out their common... (read more)

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Whale Hunter
Whale Hunter
by Nelson Cole Haley
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(LARGE PRINT EDITION) This book is a facsimile reprint and may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages.... (read more)

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Fifty Places to Sail Before You Die: Sailing Experts Share the World's Greatest Destinations
Fifty Places to Sail Before You Die: Sailing Experts Share the World's Greatest Destinations
by Chris Santella
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Landlubbers joke that sailors are always wanting to head off to the ends of the earth, but Chris Santella takes that life-changing desire very seriously. In this, the third installment in his immensely successful “Fifty Places” series, Santella... (read more)

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