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Looking for a Ship

John Mcphee

This is an extraordinary tale of life aboard what may be one of the last American merchant ships. As the story begins, Andy Chase, who holds a license as a second mate is looking for a ship. In less than ten years, the United States Merchant Marine has... (read more)

Kayak and Canoe
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Kayaking Made Easy, 4th: A Manual for Beginners with Tips for the Experienced (How to Paddle)

Dennis Stuhaug

A generously photographed and illustrated handbook for beginners and seasoned paddlers, Kayaking Made Easy is brimming with advice, humor, and personal anecdotes about every aspect of flatwater and sea kayaking. Dennis Stuhaug, an encouraging and... (read more)

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The Cornell Manual for Lifeboatmen, Able Seamen, and Qualified Members of Engine Department

John M Keever

On behalf of those whose copies have become too tattered from constant use, Keever (California Maritime Academy) has reworked the last edition of this classic of 1972 to reflect current technology and practice. Starting with instructions for... (read more)

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In the Heart of the Sea: The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex

Nathaniel Philbrick

The heyday of whaling examined through the plight of the Whaleship Essex. This is the best sort of popular history writing.... (read more)

Navigation and Piloting
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Sextant: A Young Man's Daring Sea Voyage and the Men Who Mapped the World's Oceans

David Barrie

In the tradition of Dava Sobel's Longitude comes this dramatic tale of invention and discovery—an eloquent elegy to one of the most important navigational instruments ever created, and to the daring mariners who used it to explore, conquer,... (read more)

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The Boat Galley Cookbook: 800 Everyday Recipes and Essential Tips for Cooking Aboard: 800 Everyday Recipes and Essential Tips for Cooking Aboard


No matter what anyone tells you, boat cooking IS different from cooking ashore. The space is smaller, there's no grocery store 5 minutes away, you have fewer prepared foods and electric appliances, and food storage is much different. Despite cruising... (read more)

Ferries, Steamboats and Tugs
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Chesapeake Ferries: A Waterborne Tradition, 1636--2000

Clara Ann Simmons

Professional writer Simmons (1923-2008) moved to Maryland's Eastern Shore some 50 years ago where she became fascinated with its rivers, creeks, and bays, and began to write articles about the maritime way of life of the early settlers of the region... (read more)

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Heavy Weather Powerboating

Hugo Montgomery-swan

This book is the powerboating equivalent to Heavy Weather Sailing - the classic and bestselling sailing reference on the Adlard Coles list. Like Heavy Weather Sailing, it features chapters on the theory of operating powerboats in rough seas as well... (read more)

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