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The Marlinspike Sailor
The Marlinspike Sailor
by Hervey Garret Smith
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Hervey Garrett Smith was the foremost marine illustrator of the 1950s and 1960s, and his wonderful drawings of traditional ropework quickly propelled The Marlinspike Sailor to cult classic status when it was published in 1956. With the addition of a... (read more)

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Rough Water: Stories of Survival from the Sea (Extreme Adventures)
Rough Water: Stories of Survival from the Sea (Extreme Adventures)
by Clint Willis
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In this anthology, editor Clint Willis gives readers some of the best sea stories of all time. Included are excerpts from R. H. Dana's classic Two Years Before the Mast, a shipwreck survivor's 74-day ordeal aboard an inflatable life raft, an eyewitness... (read more)

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The World's Best Sailboats: A Survey
The World's Best Sailboats: A Survey
by Ferenc Mate
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In the classic format of the first volume, with magnificent color photographs and black-and-white illustrations, the even more spectacular Volume 2 celebrates the giant leaps in technology and design of the last decade and a half. Ferenc Mt analyzes... (read more)

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A Voyage for Madmen
A Voyage for Madmen
by Peter Nichols
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In 1968, nine sailors set off on the most daring race ever held: to single-handedly circumnavigate the globe nonstop. It was a feat that had never been accomplished and one that would forever change the face of sailing. Ten months later, only one of the... (read more)

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The Sharpie Book
The Sharpie Book
by Reuel Parker
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The Sharpie Book traces the development of the sharpie from its earliest days to the latest plywood-and-epoxy designs; gives comprehensive instructions that can be used to build sharpies of all types and sizes; and includes more than a dozen designs and... (read more)

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The Complete Sailor, Second Edition (International Marine)
The Complete Sailor, Second Edition (International Marine)
by David Seidman
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This is not just an instructional book---it's an insight into a sailor's approach to the sea, boats, and the ever-changing dynamic of wind on the water "A learn-to-sail book with heart."--WoodenBoat "A real winner...a masterful blend of straightforward... (read more)

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Ashley Book of Knots
Ashley Book of Knots
by Clifford Ashley
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This is the definitive book on knots. Here are approximately 3900 different kinds, from simple hitches to "Marlingspike Seamanship." Mr. Ashley has included almost everything there is to know about them. Precisely named and classified (some new ones for... (read more)

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The Incredible Voyage
The Incredible Voyage
by Tristan Jones
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Tristan Jonesr sailed a small craft on the lowest body of water in the world, the Dead Sea in Israel-and the highest, Lake Titicaca in the Andes. During this intrepid six-year voyage, he traveled a distance equal to twice the circumference of the world... (read more)

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Bailey Boat Cat: Adventures of a Feline Afloat
Bailey Boat Cat: Adventures of a Feline Afloat
by Louise Kennedy
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Bailey is a boat cat. He loves nothing more than cruising aboard Nocturne, gazing wistfully out of portholes, lounging on the sun deck wearing his cat lifejacket, climbing the mast and generally fulfilling his important boat-cat duties - and blogging... (read more)

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World Cruising Essentials
World Cruising Essentials
by Jimmy Cornell
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This comprehensive third volume in Jimmy Cornell's acclaimed and successful World Cruising series is the ultimate authority on boats, gear, and techniques for long-distance cruising under sail. Distilled from surveys of 15,000 sailors by the world's... (read more)

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The Cruising Guide to the New England Coast: Including the Hudson River, Long Island Sound, and the Coast of New Brunswick
The Cruising Guide to the New England Coast: Including the Hudson River, Long Island Sound, and the Coast of New Brunswick
by Roger F. (edt) Duncan
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The bible for Eastern sailors and powerboaters for more than half a century has been thoroughly overhauled and expertly refitted. For the preparation of the twelfth edition, the authors visited nearly all the harbors, talked with harbormasters and marina... (read more)

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Adrift
Adrift
by Tristan Jones
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Emerging from the South American wilderness after adventures related in The Incredible Voyage, Tristan Jones finally makes it home to Britain to find his vessel, the tiny, nearly indestructible Sea Dart, impounded by customs officials because he cannot... (read more)

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Heavy Weather Boating Emergencies: What to Do When Everything Goes Wrong
Heavy Weather Boating Emergencies: What to Do When Everything Goes Wrong
by Chuck Luttrell
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Fresh-water boaters will find life-saving information on how to maintain control in emergency situations. Written specifically for powerboaters, this book details what to do when encountering heavy weather and on-board emergencies such as engine failure,&... (read more)

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Seagulls in My Soup
Seagulls in My Soup
by Tristan Jones
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More adventures and encounters, including a yacht delivery punctuated by machine-gun fire and a mercy mission on a stormy night. This self-styled work of "fictionalized fact" is a paean to the misfits who found refuge in the author's company.... (read more)

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The Complete Rigger's Apprentice: Tools and Techniques for Modern and Traditional Rigging
The Complete Rigger's Apprentice: Tools and Techniques for Modern and Traditional Rigging
by Brion Toss
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Combining and updating the renowned Rigger's Apprentice and Rigger's Locker, meets the changing face of modern materials and technology while remaining true to rigging's best traditional principles and practices. It's much more than a knot book, though... (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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A Unit of Water, a Unit of Time: Joel White's Last Boat
A Unit of Water, a Unit of Time: Joel White's Last Boat
by Douglas Whynott
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In a time when racing boats are mass-produced from synthetic materials, a dying breed of craftsman continues to build wooden sailboats of astonishing beauty. Boatbuilding is an ancient art, and Joel White was a master. Son of the legendary writer E.B... (read more)

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The Unlikely Voyage of Jack de Crow: A Mirror Odyssey from North Wales to the Black Sea
The Unlikely Voyage of Jack de Crow: A Mirror Odyssey from North Wales to the Black Sea
by A J Mackinnon
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In 1998 Mackinnon set out from England, planning a short jaunt down the Severn River; one year later, he found himself in the Black Sea. In an open dinghy less than 11' long, he crossed the English Channel, cruised 3,000 miles of rivers, canals, and open... (read more)

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Your First Sailboat
Your First Sailboat
by Dan Spurr
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The Comprehensive Sailing Start-Up Resource Can a keelboat tip over? Can I take a centerboard boat onto open water? How can I determine what boat I want? Once I do, what's a fair price to pay for it? Should I buy it new or used? How can I tell the... (read more)

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Imperfect Passage: A Sailing Story of Vision, Terror, and Redemption
Imperfect Passage: A Sailing Story of Vision, Terror, and Redemption
by Michael Cosgrove
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Michael Cosgrove had a beautiful family, a successful career, and a lovely Southern California home overlooking the Pacific Ocean. At the age sixty, he decided to leave that all behind to sail around the world.  In spite of his romanticized vision... (read more)

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