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How to Cope with Storms

Dietrich Von Haeften

To cope with extreme weather conditions sailors need to know to be able to recognize well in advance the approach of a deep low pressure system, to prepare for safe navigation during the passage of a storm, and then be able to handle the boat safely... (read more)

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Yachting's Golden Age

Ed Holm

More than a hundred breathtaking photographs that transport us back to the lavish, romantic world of sailing and yachting in its heyday at the turn of the century. The pictures -- glass-plate images documenting sail and steam from the earliest days of... (read more)

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Write a Book That Will Sell

Barry R. Parker

Parker presents a book that tells writers how to write books that will sell well. The text details the 10 basic rules for good writing, how to write smart, and how to select the appropriate writing niche. A section on book selling is included.... (read more)

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The Titanic for Dummies (For Dummies)

Stephen Spignesi

An all-encompassing exploration of the Titanic Are you fascinated by the Titanic? The Titanic For Dummies covers every aspect of the subject, including how she was built, what life was like onboard during her maiden voyage, tragic decisions made on that... (read more)

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Melissa Swaim

Haunted by a secret past, Vasso D'Amour segments her life into the good and the bad, recreating the details into a better picture. She only sees what she wants to see, even if her world is falling apart. Unable to relate to others, she finds herself a... (read more)

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Wood, Water, and Light: Classic Wooden Boats

Benjamin Mendlowitz

Twenty-four wooden boats are featured in this volume, among them classic sailing yachts and rugged schooners as well as smaller wooden craft. Each is accompanied by an in-depth description of the design and history of the vessel, exterior and interior... (read more)

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Handbook of Offshore Cruising

Jim Howard

Since this book was first published in 1994, it has established itself as the most complete, most reliable, and most-read guide for those planning to sail across the oceans. Now in a handy paperback, this second edition is both completely updated with... (read more)

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The Box: How the Shipping Container Made the World Smaller and the World Economy Bigger

Marc Levinson

"The continuous decline of ocean shipping costs in the last 40 years is rarely credited for the growth of global trade in contemporary literature. Don't miss this amazing history."--George Stalk, Boston Consulting Group and author of Surviving the China... (read more)

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