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NWN001
$19.95  
Paperback, Christine K Smith, 318pages, 5.5 x 8.5, 9780615540894
ON JUNE 16, 2006, the David B left Bellingham, Washington bound for Juneau, Alaska, on her maiden voyage as a passenger vessel. Eight years earlier, Christine and Jeffrey had found the David B tucked behind a breakwater on Lopez Island. The tired old wooden boat, built in 1929, was showing her...

MPS199
$17.95  
Paperback, Kaci Cronkhite, 224pages, 6 x 9, 9781472958600
Finding Pax   is a story of discovery and reconnection like no other. Having fallen hopelessly in love with a 1930s Danish spidsgatter, a beautifully constructed 28 ft wooden double-ender, Kaci Cronkhite embarked on an international search to unravel the mystery of the boat's past, and...

MPS220
$27.20 $35.00  
Hardcover, Rodney Pattisson, Barry Pickthall, 192pages, 6.5 x 9.5, 9781472935595
The previously untold life story from world champion, Olympic medalist, and Britain's most successful Olympic sailor for three decades, Rodney Pattisson, with a foreword by Sir Ben Ainslie CBE. Rodney Pattisson MBE, the three-time Olympic medalist and multi-world champion, is an iconic...

UWP002
$19.95  
Paperback, David Berger, 224pages, 5.5 x 8.5, 9780295745442
In this lively history and celebration of the Pacific razor clam, David Berger shares with us his love affair with the glossy, gold-colored Siliqua patula and gets into the nitty-gritty of how to dig, clean, and cook them using his favorite recipes. In the course of his investigation, Berger...

RAN521
$24.00  
Hardcover, Charlotte Runcie`, 384pages, 6 x 9, 9781786891198
Charlotte Runcie has always felt pulled to the sea, lured by its soothing, calming qualities but also enlivened and inspired by its salty wildness. When she loses her beloved grandmother, and becomes pregnant with her first child, she feels its pull even more intensely. In  Salt On Your...

SKY144
$22.99  
Hardcover, Laura Hartema, 208pages, 5.5 x 8.5, 9781510731516
Full of unusual characters, mischief, camaraderie, and testosterone-fueled man gossip. Bering Sea Strong  is a tale of adventure and self-discovery. The story portrays a young woman on a solo journey, pushed to the edge of the earth and further from the weight of family—marked by divorce,...

SWP064
$19.95  
Paperback, Wally Moran, 92pages, 6 x 9, 9781948494113
The UN-ADULT A-RATED Wally by Cruising World Magazine contributor, Wally Moran, is a collection of 16 of Wally's best stories, un-cut, un-edited and un-usually fun reading! Wally's often philosophical humor and his tongue-in-cheek outlook on life, as well as all things sailing and cruising...

SWP065
$26.95  
Paperback, Peter Freeman, 348pages, 6 x 9, 9781948494045
Cape Horn Birthday documents the extraordinary non-stop round-the-world journey of a lone sailor and his thirty-two-foot sloop. GPS did not exist when Peter Freeman set sail from Victoria, British Columbia, in 1984. Peter navigated the old-fashioned way, with a compass, a sextant, books of...

SWP069
$24.95  
Paperback, Dave Rearick, 249pages, 6 x 9, 9781948494090
On October 2, 2013, Dave Rearick began an epic solo voyage around the world. Onboard his specifically built Class 40 racing sloop appropriately named Bodacious Dream, Dave sailed from Newport, Rhode Island, sailing the length of the Atlantic Ocean to Cape Town, South Africa, 8000 miles distant....

NBN042
$14.95  
Paperback, John Kretschmer, 224pages, 6 x 9, 9781574091649
Over the course of twenty years of delivering sailboats to far-flung quaysides, John Kretschmer has had innumerable adventures, both humorous and terrifying. in  Flirting with Mermaids , he recounts the most memorable of them. He crosses the Western Caribbean with a crew of eccentric...

IPS062
$16.95  
Paperback, Audrey Sutherland, 176pages, 5 x 7, 9781938340758
2013 Gold Winner IBPA Ben Franklin Awards In a memoir remarkable for its quiet confidence and acute natural observation, the author of  Paddling Hawaii  and  Paddling My Own Canoe  begins with her decision, at age 60, to undertake a solo, summer-long voyage along the...

MPS183
$25.00  
Hardcover, Caspar Craven, 320pages, 6.5 x 8.5, 9781472949912
The Craven family's inspirational story of their momentous two-year round-the-world sailing trip and how they did it--the vision, the planning, the highs and lows, the teamwork, and ultimately, the adventure of a lifetime. One night when their children were still in diapers, Caspar and...

WIL087
$12.71 $16.95  
Paperback, Nicholas Gray, 240pages, 5 x 8, 9781909911550
Looking back at the lives and sailing careers of some of our lifetime’s finest yachtsmen, this collection of eleven original, moving accounts is just as much a celebration of the good – tales of hope, achievement and courageous spirit – as it is an account of their tragic final voyages....

SKY139
$17.99  
Paperback, 232pages, 6 x 9, 9781510732230
An exciting collection of dangerous adventures, harrowing travels, and heart-stopping journeys,  Incredible Adventure and Exploration Stories  compiles tales from around the globe that are sure to amaze.  Popular and well-known tales of exploration venturing overland and across...

GSP015
$16.99  
Hardcover, John Muir, 288pages, 5.5 x 8.5, 9781423607120
Part of John Muir's appeal to modern readers is that he not only explored the American West and wrote about its beauties but also fought for their preservation. His successes dot the landscape and are evident in all the natural features that bear his name: forests, lakes, trails, and glaciers....

IPS057
$16.95  
Paperback, Andrew Schelling, 336pages, 5.5 x 8.5, 9781640090415
" Tracks Along the Left Coast  more than accomplishes its self-appointed task of celebrating de Angulo’s legacy." ― Rain Taxi "Schelling’s biography of Jaime de Angulo―'cattle puncher, medical doctor, bohemian, buckeroo,' among other things―presents a fascinating, full-bodied...

PER218
$27.95  
Hardcover, Barry Blanchard, 440pages, 6.5 x 9.5, 9781938340314
With heart-pounding descriptions of avalanches and treacherous ascents, Barry Blanchard chronicles his transformation from a poor Native American/white kid from the wrong side of the tracks to one of the most respected alpinists in the world. At thirteen, he learned to rappel when he joined the...

PGN292
$17.00  
Paperback, Daniel James Brown, 404pages, 5.5 x 8.5, 9780143125471
The #1  New York Times –bestselling story about American Olympic triumph in Nazi Germany and now the inspiration for the PBS documentary “The Boys of ‘36” For readers of  Unbroken , out of the depths of the Depression comes an irresistible story about beating the odds and...

WHN001
$20.00  
Paperback, Wendy Hinman, 442pages, 6 x 9, 9780984835034
 shipwreck might end a dream of circumnavigating the globe. Not for the Wilcox family. In 1973, the Wilcox family sets off to sail around the world aboard the 40-foot sailboat, Vela. Thirteen months later, they are shipwrecked on a coral reef, with surf tearing a huge hole into the side of...

HMY002
$19.75  
Paperback, Virginia Crane Gleser, 422pages, 5.5 x 8.5, 9780964724723
What is it that compels us to follow our all-consuming passions? Is it a search for that elusive, genuine happiness that uplifts the spirit and satisfies the soul? But why go cruising? For my husband Robert and I, it was the innate desire to explore our world, escape the rat race and cold...

WWN829
$29.95  
Hardcover, Stan Grayson, 413pages, 7 x 10, 9780884485483
The product of years of research,  A Man for All Oceans  is the most comprehensive biography of Slocum ever published, and the first written by a small-boat sailor. Author/historian Grayson uncovered previously unknown original source materials to shed new light on one of...

MPS193
$25.00  
Hardcover, Nigel Caulder, 208pages, 6.5 x 9.5, 9781472946713
Long before he was one of America's leading yachting writers, Nigel Calder was a novice cruiser with ambitions grander than his experience, setting off for a round-world-voyage. Nigel and his partner Terrie were young and foolish, with a home-built boat that was new and untested, one child...

MPS192
$18.00  
Paperback, Adrian Flanagan, 320pages, 5.1 x 7.8 inches, 9781472944313
Only one person has ever sailed vertically around the world--Adrian Flanagan. And he did it singlehanded. Sailing around the world horizontally is difficult enough, crossing thousands of miles of ocean only to get near land at the Capes battling treacherous currents. However, hundreds of...

ACB156
$22.00  
Paperback, Peter Clutterbuck, 224pages, 6 x 9, 9781472945716
This is a real-life story of small-boat adventure on the high seas, complete with extreme risk, last-minute ingenuity, and many near-misses. The Sea Takes No Prisoners  begins in the 60s, telling of the adventures of the author as a boy--a time of boarding schools, long holidays, and an...
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