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Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania
Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania
by Erik Larson
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Spiked with suspense that builds toward inevitable disaster, this gripping story of the ill-fated luxury liner, Lusitania, demonstrates once again Larson's unparalleled skill at narrative history. For all of us who waited in anticipation of his next book,... (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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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 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 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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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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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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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: An Epic of Polar Adventure
Endurance: An Epic of Polar Adventure
by Belinda Worsley
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You seriously mean to tell me that the ship is doomed?" asked Frank Worsley, commander of the , stuck impassably in Antarctic ice packs. "What the ice gets," replied Sir Ernest Shackleton, the expedition's unflappable leader, "the ice keeps." It did not,... (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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Fearless: One Woman, One Kayak, One Continent
Fearless: One Woman, One Kayak, One Continent
by Joe Glickman
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Fearless is the story of Freya Hoffmeister, a forty-six-year-old former sky diver, gymnast, marksman, and Miss Germany contestant, who left her twelve-year-old son behind to paddle alone and unsupported around Australia—a year-long... (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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Compass: A Story of Exploration and Innovation
Compass: A Story of Exploration and Innovation
by Alan Gurney
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Compass chronicles the misadventures of those who attempted to perfect the magnetic compass—so precious to sixteenth-century seamen that, by law, any man found tampering with it had his hand pinned to the mast with a dagger. From the time man first... (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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Know Your Boat
Know Your Boat
by David Kroenke
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Know Your Boat is here to rescue the millions of boaters who have always been afraid to peer into their boats innards for fear of what theyll find. Here at last is the humorous, user-friendly guide that will give a timid skipper the courage to grab a... (read more)

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How History's Greatest Pirates Pillaged, Plundered, and Got Away with It: The Stories, Techniques, and Tactics of the Most Feared Sea Rovers from 1500
How History's Greatest Pirates Pillaged, Plundered, and Got Away with It: The Stories, Techniques, and Tactics of the Most Feared Sea Rovers from 1500
by Benerson Little
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Not simple retellings of the tried and true stories of buccaneers on the high seas, this book focuses on how pirating tactics of the 1500s through 1800s to give the reader a view of how pirates functioned through history. Readers will follow eighteen of... (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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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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