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The Custom of the Sea
The Custom of the Sea
by Neil Hanson
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"The nightmarish events of the shipwreck are reported with real power."-New York Times Book Review Adrift at sea, your food and water gone, you are slowly starving to death: what would you do to survive? On May 19, 1884, the yacht Mignonette set sail... (read more)

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Sailpower: The Science of Speed
Sailpower: The Science of Speed
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Boatspeed really does make you a tactical genius. Lawrie Smith and Andrew Preece are two of the fastest sailors in the business, what makes them so fast? We asked them, and their answers from the text of this book. They identify the key elements of boat... (read more)

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Sailing Fundamentals
Sailing Fundamentals
by Gary Jobson
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With over 150 line drawings and photographs, and clear, detailed coursework covering every aspect of beginning sailing—from hoisting sail to docking and anchoring—Sailing Fundamentals is the authoritative text designed to prepare the learning... (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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The Log of the Skipper's Wife
The Log of the Skipper's Wife
by James Balano
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For 20 years, Dorothea Moulton Balano went to sea with her husband, the skipper of a Maine schooner in the early 1900s. This is the candid and witty journal of her travels, and of her irrepressible spirit.... (read more)

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Kayaking Made Easy, 2nd: A Manual for Beginners with Tips for the Experienced (Made Easy)
Kayaking Made Easy, 2nd: A Manual for Beginners with Tips for the Experienced (Made Easy)
by Dennis Stuhaug
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For beginners eager to explore and for more seasoned kayakers yearning to take longer expeditions, Kayaking Made Easy is the perfect handbook. Brimming with excellent advice about every aspect of flat-water kayaking, this guide offers tried-and-true... (read more)

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River :one man's journey down the Colorado, source to sea
River :one man's journey down the Colorado, source to sea
by Colin Fletcher
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he backpacking guru and consummate observer of nature whose previous treks through the American West are recounted in The Man Who Walked Through Time and The Thousand-Mile Summer--now takes readers on a 1,700-mile, six-month journey down the entire... (read more)

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Fatal Forecast: An Incredible True Tale of Disaster and Survival at Sea
Fatal Forecast: An Incredible True Tale of Disaster and Survival at Sea
by Michael J. Tougias
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andlt;bandgt;Now in paperback, a true story as spellbinding and harrowing as andlt;iandgt;The Perfect Stormandlt;/iandgt;, and#8220;marvel- ous and terrifyingand#8221; (andlt;iandgt;Los Angelesandlt;/iandgt; andlt;iandgt;Timesandlt;/iandgt;)and#8212... (read more)

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Steam: The Untold Story of America's First Great Invention
Steam: The Untold Story of America's First Great Invention
by Andrea Sutcliffe
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"An absorbing and enlightening tale of 'Yankee ingenuity' at the very dawn of the steam age." --John Steele Gordon, author of "A Thread Across the Ocean: The Heroic Story of the Transatlantic Cable" "What a ride! It's all there: duplicity, steamy... (read more)

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Florida Lighthouses
Florida Lighthouses
by Kevin M Mccarthy
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"A fascinating shoreline tour from Fernandina’s Amelia Island on the Atlantic to Pensacola on the Gulf."--Tampa Tribune "After reading this book, you might feel like jumping in your car and touring the lighthouses on the Florida... (read more)

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Voyaging Under Power
Voyaging Under Power
by Robert P Beebe
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In World War II, aboard the aircraft carrier Saratoga, Captain Robert Beebe dreamed of one day retiring and cruising the world in a small boat. At that time world cruisers voyaged exclusively in sailboats. But sailboats are confined to narrow lanes of... (read more)

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The Sail Book of Common Sense Cruising
The Sail Book of Common Sense Cruising
by Patience Wales
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From choosing a crew for cruising to passage planning, from light air sails to navigation, this anthology of 28 articles from Sail Magazine gives practical advice on numerous aspacts of cruising.... (read more)

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The Voyager's Handbook: The Essential Guide to Bluewater Cruising
The Voyager's Handbook: The Essential Guide to Bluewater Cruising
by Beth A Leonard
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“Belongs in the bookshelf of every cruising vessel.”—Blue Water Sailing “If you are serious about that extended voyage, read The Voyager’s Handbook.”—Sailing “Every now and then a new voice emerges in the... (read more)

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The Boy Behind the Gate: How His Dream of Sailing Around the World Became a Six-Year Odyssey of Adventure, Fear, Discovery and Love
The Boy Behind the Gate: How His Dream of Sailing Around the World Became a Six-Year Odyssey of Adventure, Fear, Discovery and Love
by Larry Jacobson
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  FOLLOW THE GLOBAL SAILING ADVENTURES OF JULIA AND HER CREW AS THEY DISCOVER THE WORLD AND THEMSELVES  With his first mate and crew, amateur sailor Larry Jacobson embarked on a lifelong goal to circumnavigate the globe. The namesake boy... (read more)

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Chatham Sea Captains in the Age of Sail
Chatham Sea Captains in the Age of Sail
by Joseph A Jr Nickerson
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Chatham Sea Captains in the Age of Sail chronicles the lives and adventures of twenty-five men who traveled the seas from the eighteenth through the twentieth century. These were extraordinary men masters of navigation who charted paths from the Cape to... (read more)

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Great Ships on the Great Lakes: A Maritime History
Great Ships on the Great Lakes: A Maritime History
by Catherine Green
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n this highly accessible history of ships and shipping on the Great Lakes, upper elementary readers are taken on a rip-roaring journey through the waterways of the upper Midwest. Great Ships on the Great Lakes explores the history of the region’s... (read more)

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The Complete Book of Canoeing: The Only Canoeing Book You'll Ever Need
The Complete Book of Canoeing: The Only Canoeing Book You'll Ever Need
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A comprehensive guide for the beginner and an invaluable reference book for the seasoned veteran. Learn basic strokes and maneuvers; advanced paddling; classification of rivers and rapids; outdoor cookery; first aid for canoeists; coping with wind and... (read more)

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Sailing Alone Around the World
Sailing Alone Around the World
by Joshua Slocum
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Classic of sea adventure conveys all the excitement of being the first man to sail around the world, alone, in small boat. Pirates, perils, witty observations, stories. 67 illustrations. ..".a literary gem, adroitly and engagingly written."--National... (read more)

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Undertsanding Weatherfax
Undertsanding Weatherfax
by Mike Harris
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How do you turn the synbols on a weather chart into a meaningful forecast? Armed with this book and a current weatherfax chart you will have all the essentials for making your own forcast no matter where you are in the world.... (read more)

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A Pirate of Exquisite Mind: Explorer, Naturalist, and Buccaneer: The Life of William Dampier
A Pirate of Exquisite Mind: Explorer, Naturalist, and Buccaneer: The Life of William Dampier
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The first major biography of the explorer — and pirate — who inspired Darwin, Defoe, and Cook. Charles Darwin called his books "a mine of information" and took them aboard the Beagle. Jonathan Swift and Daniel Defoe used his experiences as... (read more)

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