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The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics
The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics
by Daniel James Brown
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The New York Times–bestselling story about American Olympic triumph in Nazi Germany Out of the depths of the Depression comes an irresistible story about beating the odds and finding hope in the most desperate of times—the improbable, intimate... (read more)

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The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics
The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics
by Daniel James Brown
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For readers of Laura Hillenbrand's Seabiscuit and Unbroken, the dramatic story of the American rowing team that stunned the world at Hitler's 1936 Berlin Olympics. Daniel James Brown’s robust book tells the story of the University of Washington... (read more)

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Another Great Day at Sea: Life Aboard the USS George H.W. Bush
Another Great Day at Sea: Life Aboard the USS George H.W. Bush
by Geoff Dyer
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From a writer whose books succeed in either subverting or creating genres comes a unique look at an inaccessible world: life on board an American aircraft carrier.   At once deft travelogue, unerring social observation, and honed comedy, this book... (read more)

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The Sea and Civilization: A Maritime History of the World
The Sea and Civilization: A Maritime History of the World
by Lincoln Paine
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A monumental retelling of world history through the lens of maritime enterprise, revealing in breathtaking depth how people first came into contact with one another by ocean and river, lake and stream, and how goods, languages, religions, and entire... (read more)

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Sea of Glory: America's Voyage of Discovery, the U.S. Exploring Expedition, 1838-1842
Sea of Glory: America's Voyage of Discovery, the U.S. Exploring Expedition, 1838-1842
by Nathaniel Philbrick
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Nathaniel Philbrick, the bestselling author of In the Heart of the Sea and Mayflower, brings his prodigious talents to the story of the Boston battle that ignited the American Revolution. Boston in 1775 is an island city occupied by British troops after... (read more)

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Maiden Voyage
Maiden Voyage
by Tania Aebi
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The remarkable true adventure of the 18-year-old girl who left on a 27,000-mile, two-and-a-half-year solo sail around the globe, braving typhoons, pirates, and starvation to return home a woman, and a hero.... (read more)

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In the Heart of the Sea: The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex
In the Heart of the Sea: The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex
by Nathaniel Philbrick
Staff Pick
The heyday of whaling examined through the plight of the Whaleship Essex. This is the best sort of popular history writing.... (read more)

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Kon Tiki ((Rev)84 Edition)
Kon Tiki ((Rev)84 Edition)
by Thor Heyerdahl
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Now a major motion picture, Kon-Tiki is the record of Thor Heyerdahl’s astonishing three-month voyage across the Pacific. Kon-Tiki is the record of an astonishing adventure—a journey of 4,300 nautical miles across the Pacific Ocean by... (read more)

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Coming Back Alive
Coming Back Alive
by Spike Walker
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When the fishing vessel La Conte sinks suddenly at night in one-hundred-mile-per-hour winds and record ninety-foot seas during a savage storm in January 1998, her five crewmen are left to drift without a life raft in the freezing Alaskan waters and... (read more)

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Paasch's Illustrated Marine Dictionary: Originally Published as "From Keel to Truck"
Paasch's Illustrated Marine Dictionary: Originally Published as "From Keel to Truck"
by Heinrich Paasch
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Captain Heinrich Paasch was the first to recognize the complexity and variety in marine vocabulary and technical terminology and the inherent need for a cohesive classification of nautical terms. Equipped with over thirty-five years of seafaring... (read more)

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The Guide to Wooden Boats: Schooners, Ketches, Cutters, Sloops, Yawls, Cats
The Guide to Wooden Boats: Schooners, Ketches, Cutters, Sloops, Yawls, Cats
by Maynard Bray
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First published in 1996, this classic pictorial tour of wooden boats showcases a rich collection of images by Benjamin Mendlowitz, the preeminent photographer of wooden boats. The result is a stunning guide to sailboats and their rigs with text by the... (read more)

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Outboard Engines: Maintenance, Troubleshooting, and Repair
Outboard Engines: Maintenance, Troubleshooting, and Repair
by Edwin Sherman
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'The first edition of Outboard Engines set the standard for a clear, easy-to-follow primer on engine basics, troubleshooting, care, and repair. This new edition, significantly expanded, brings the subject up to date, with full coverage of the new four... (read more)

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An American Small Sailing Craft
An American Small Sailing Craft
by Howard I. Chapelle
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American Small Sailing Craft (originally published 1951) is considered the classic among small-boat builders and historians. In it Chapelle has documented many fast-vanishing working boats, making this the authoritative history of a passing maritime... (read more)

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The Ice Master: The Doomed 1913 Voyage of the Karluk
The Ice Master: The Doomed 1913 Voyage of the Karluk
by Jennifer Niven
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Based on the diaries of those who were rescued and those who perished, this is the chilling true story of the "Karluk's" doomed 1913 exploration of the Arctic and the heroic efforts of the ship's captain, the Ice Master, who traveled by foot through... (read more)

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Skeletons on the Zahara: A True Story of Survival
Skeletons on the Zahara: A True Story of Survival
by Dean King
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Everywhere hailed as a masterpiece of historical adventure, this enthralling narrative recounts the experiences of twelve American sailors who were shipwrecked off the coast of Africa in 1815, captured by desert nomads, sold into slavery, and subjected... (read more)

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Instant Boatbuilding with Dynamite Payson: The Fastest, Easiest Way to Build 15 Boats for Power, Sail, Oar, and Paddle
Instant Boatbuilding with Dynamite Payson: The Fastest, Easiest Way to Build 15 Boats for Power, Sail, Oar, and Paddle
by Harold H. Payson
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From the acknowledged master of the “instant boat”tips, techniques, and designs for quick-and-easy plywood boatbuilding Dynamite Payson offers you a new guide to building 15 exciting boats from master designer Phil Bolger. Instant... (read more)

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Endurance: Shackleton's Incredible Voyage
Endurance: Shackleton's Incredible Voyage
by Alfred Lansing
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Bound for Antarctica, where polar explorer Ernest Shackleton planned to cross on foot the last uncharted continent, the Endurance set sail from England in August 1914. In January 1915, after battling its way for six weeks through a thousand miles of pack... (read more)

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The Perfect Storm: A True Story of Men Against the Sea
The Perfect Storm: A True Story of Men Against the Sea
by Sebastian Junger
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After its release in 1997, The Perfect Storm was an immediate hit, rocketing in a matter of days to the top of bestsellers lists across the country. But once there, The Perfect Storm found itself locked in a Mark MacGuire vs. Sammy Sosa style battle for... (read more)

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Blue Water, Green Skipper
Blue Water, Green Skipper
by Stuart Woods
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Stuart Woods had never owned more than a dinghy before setting out on one of the world’s most demanding sea voyages, navigating single-handedly across the Atlantic. How, at the age of thirty-seven, did this self-proclaimed novice go from small... (read more)

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Two Years Before the Mast : a Personal Narrative of Life At Sea (01 Edition)
Two Years Before the Mast : a Personal Narrative of Life At Sea (01 Edition)
by Richard Henry Dana
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The story of a young man's adventure sailing from Boston, around Cape Horn, to the California coast is a riveting, insightful account of life at sea (and the best surviving account of what it was like in 1834), replete with fascinating historical detail... (read more)

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