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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
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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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Hell or High Water: Surviving Tibet's Tsangpo River
Hell or High Water: Surviving Tibet's Tsangpo River
by Peter Heller
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A grand adventure-an elite kayaking team's heroic conquest of the worlds last great adventure prize: Tibet's Tsangpo River. The Tsangpo Gorge in southeastern Tibet has lured explorers and adventurers since its discovery. Sacred to the Buddhists, the... (read more)

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Paddling Washington: Flatwater and Whitewater Routes in Washington State and the Inland Northwest
Paddling Washington: Flatwater and Whitewater Routes in Washington State and the Inland Northwest
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This uniquely comprehensive paddling guidebook combines the best of three previous books by the Mountaineers????????????Paddle Routes of the Inland Northwest, Paddle Routes of Western Washington, and Washington Whitewater????????????into one volume... (read more)

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A Night to Remember
A Night to Remember
by Walter Lord
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She was the world's biggest-ever ship. A luxurious miracle of twentieth-century technology, the Titantic was equipped with the most ingenious safety devices of the time. Yet on a moonlit night in 1912, the "unsinkable" Titantic raced across the glassy... (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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In October 1991, three weather systems collided off the coast of Nova Scotia to create a storm of singular fury, boasting waves over one hundred feet high. Among its victims was the Gloucester, Massachusetts-based swordfishing boat the , which vanished... (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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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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Guardians of the Lights: Stories of U.S. Lighthouse Keepers
Guardians of the Lights: Stories of U.S. Lighthouse Keepers
by Elinor De Wire
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-- Stories of the heroism and fortitude of the men and women of the U.S. Lighthouse Service, who kept vital shipping lanes safe from 1716 until early in the 20th century -- Vivid tales about the daily work; coping with fog, storms, and other catastrophes;... (read more)

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Wood, Water, and Light: Classic Wooden Boats
Wood, Water, and Light: Classic Wooden Boats
by Benjamin Mendlowitz
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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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Weather for the Mariner 3RD Edition
Weather for the Mariner 3RD Edition
by William J Kotsch
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This classic mariner's guide to the weather contains just about all the advice, warnings, and safety tips modern science can provide in one easy-to-read volume. Clearly written and heavily illustrated, the book presents the basic principles of modern... (read more)

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The Long Way
The Long Way
by Bernard Moitessier
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The Long Way is Bernard Moitessier's own incredible story of his participation in the first Golden Globe Race, a solo, non-stop circumnavigation rounding the three great Capes of Good Hope, Leeuwin, and the Horn. For seven months, the verteran seafarer... (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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Red Summer: The Danger and Madness of Commercial Salmon Fishing in Alaska
Red Summer: The Danger and Madness of Commercial Salmon Fishing in Alaska
by Bill Carter
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Painting a visceral portrait of the life of commercial fishermen in the remote Eskimo village of Egekik, Alaska, this intense memoir depicts the author's four summers spent with a crew of seasonal salmon netters. Distinguishing itself from a typical... (read more)

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Fifty Woodenboats: A Catalog of Building Plans
Fifty Woodenboats: A Catalog of Building Plans
by Woodenboat Magazine
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The first in the series, this catalog contains study plans for 50 designs -- which range from a 7'7" pram to a 41'3" schooner. In addition there are drawings that identify the parts of a wooden boat, a bibliography, a guide for the selection of various... (read more)

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Great Lakes Lighthouses, American & Canadian: A Comprehensive Directory (Lighthouse Facts and Stories from Avery Color Studios)
Great Lakes Lighthouses, American & Canadian: A Comprehensive Directory (Lighthouse Facts and Stories from Avery Color Studios)
by Wes Oleszewski
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Features over 300 lighthouses, with photos and descriptions, historical data, locations, and a comprehensive index. The only all Great Lakes guide!... (read more)

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Adrift: Seventy-Six Days Lost at Sea
Adrift: Seventy-Six Days Lost at Sea
by Steven Callahan
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Before The Perfect Storm, before In the Heart of the Sea, Steven Callahans dramatic tale of survival at sea was on the New York Times bestseller list for more than thirty-six weeks. In some ways the model for the new wave of adventure books, Adrift is an... (read more)

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The Morrow Guide To Knots
The Morrow Guide To Knots
by Guido Regazzoni
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Here is an entirely different kind of knot book! For the first time, here are step-by-step instructions that take full advantage of color photography to teach the art of tying knots. Unlike illustrations in other books, these pictures show every step... (read more)

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Boat Who Wouldn't Float
Boat Who Wouldn't Float
by Farley Mowat
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It seemed like a good idea. Tired of everyday life ashore, Farley Mowat would find a sturdy boat in Newfoundland and roam the salt sea over, free as a bird. What he found was the worst boat in the world, and she nearly drove him mad. The Happy Adventure,... (read more)

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What Knot?
What Knot?
by Geoffrey Budworth
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Anyone can tie knots: learn just one or two from this book and you will be glad you bought it. Learn ten, and it could make a difference in your life. This is because there is endless pleasure to be had from the study and practice of knot tying, this... (read more)

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Young Sea Officers Sheet Anchor 2ND Edition 1819
Young Sea Officers Sheet Anchor 2ND Edition 1819
by Darcy Lever
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Widely used among young 19th-century officers in the Royal Navy and East India Company, this now-rare volume offers clear definitions and copious illustrations of the principles of rigging and other aspects of seamanship — tacking, use of a compass,... (read more)

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