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PDB014
$15.16 $18.95  
Herb McCormick, ISBN: 9781929214983
In As Long as It’s Fun, the biography of Lin and Larry Pardey, Herb McCormick recounts their remarkable sailing career—from their early days in Southern Cal. to their two circumnavigations to their current life in a quiet cove in New Zealand. Through interviews with their families,...

GPT080
$14.95  
Lenore Skomal, 148pages, 5.5 x 8.5, ISBN: 9780762758807
This is the absorbing, painstakingly researched story of Ida Lewis, born in Newport, Rhode Island in 1842, and the fearless rescues she made at Lime Rock Lighthouse. Her father, Captain Hosea Lewis, became the first keeper of Lime Rock Lighthouse in 1853. But after he was disabled by stroke,...

SHP361
$29.95  
L. Francis Herreshoff, 349pages, 6 x 9, ISBN: 9781574092875
A much anticipated reissue, in larger format, of the biography of Nathanael G. Herreshoff, who was the greatest yacht and marine designer and builder this country has ever produced. Many of the closely guarded secrets of Captain Nat, the great master, are revealed in these pages. Fully...

SKY128
$14.99  
280pages, 5.5 x 8.5, ISBN: 9781944824242
“1789 April: Just before sun-rising, Mr. Christian, with the master at arms, gunner’s mate, and Thomas Burket, seaman, came into my cabin while I was asleep, and seizing me, tied my hands with a cord behind my back and threatened me with instant death if I spoke or made the least...

PGN135
$28.95  
Daniel James Brown, ISBN: 9780670025817
For readers of Laura Hillenbrand's Seabiscuit and Unbroken, the dramatic story of the American rowing team that stunned the world at Hitler's 1936 Berlin OlympicsDaniel James Brown's robust book tells the story of the University of Washington's 1936 eight-oar crew and their epic quest for an...

PDB018
$16.95  
Herb Payson, 232pages, 9 x 6, ISBN: 9781929214068
Anyone crazy enough to buy a boat deserves all the headaches he gets, said Chuck. What kind of boat are you looking for? Oh, something about 35 feet. We re going to sail around the world. You poor kids, he said sympathetically. At Middle age, Herb and Nancy Payson...

HMC022
$14.95  
Steve Callahan, 237pages, 5.5 x 8.25, ISBN: 9780618257324
Riveting, first-hand account of the only man ever to have survived more than a month alone at sea in an inflatable raft. A genuine seafaring classic.

JCS002
$15.96 $19.95  
Doina Cornell, ISBN: 9780955639692
In 1975 Doina Cornell left England with her family when she was only seven and spent the next six years sailing around the world on a small yacht. The author has drawn on her memories, diaries and stories, to re-create the perfect life led by a sailing child: swimming, diving and playing the...

STP002
$17.95  
Serge Testa, 216pages, 5.75 x 8.25, ISBN: 9780731648498
The author departed Brisbane, Australia in June 1984 in his 12 ft. self-designed and built boat to complete a circumnavigation in the smallest yacht yet. An amazing story. Photos.

SMP064
$19.99  
Spike Walker, 304pages, 8.3 x 5.5 x 0.9, ISBN: 9780312604592
Walker mines familiar territory here with this detailed look into the grounding of a freighter on the Aleutian Islands in 2004. Through multiple interviews with the Coast Guard personnel involved, he provides a minute-by-minute account of the rescue mission that was compounded when a USCG...

RAN077
$15.00  
J. Maarten Troost, 272pages, 5.5 x 8, ISBN: 9780767915304
Tells the hilarious story of what happens when the adventurous author discovers that Tarawa is not the island paradise he'd dreamed of. It's one misadventure after another as he battles heat, bugs, and bumbling government officials.

INT447
$22.00  
Renee Petrillo, 288pages, 6 x 9, ISBN: 9780071779845
It was the best of dreams, it was the worst of dreams, it was an age of consulting the nautical experts, it was the age of landlubber foolishness, it was the epoch of determination, it was the epoch of despair, it was the season of hurricanes, it was a spring of beachcombing

PGN110
$11.90 $17.00  
Donovan Hohn, 416pages, 8.5 x 5.4 x 1, ISBN: 9780143120506
Whimsical curiosity begets a quixotic odyssey and troubling revelations about plastics polluting the seas in former high school teacher and journalist Hohn's charming account of what he learned searching for 28,800 rubber bath toys lost at sea in 1992. His curiosity, prompted by a student's...

MOU068
$9.48 $18.95  
Jordan Hanssen, ISBN: 9781594856358
The daring true story of the first North Atlantic Rowing Race, and the endurance needed by a team of companions to row their way to victory across the Atlantic Ocean.

RAN496
$17.00  
ROBERT KURSON, 304pages, 6.4 x 1 x 9.6, ISBN: 9780812973693
A thrilling new adventure of danger and deep-sea diving, historic mystery and suspense, by the author of the  New York Times  bestseller  Shadow Divers   Finding and identifying a pirate ship is the hardest thing to do under the sea. But two...

MSP051
$65.00  
Roger Taylor, ISBN: 9780939511433
NEW Herresoff book.  Makes the perfect Christmas gift for any sailor on your list

HRW005
$16.99  
Peter Nichols, 298pages, 5.25 X 8, ISBN: 9780060957032
In 1968 nine sailors set off on the first solo, nonstop circumnavigators' race-possibly the most daring competition ever held. Only one finished. This is the story of each of those sailors, the challenges and hardships they faced, the obsession that drove them.

RCP003
$19.95  
Ron and Eva Stob, 281pages, 6 x 9, ISBN: 9780966914030
Honey, Let's Get a Boat. . . is the story of a couple's journey on a forty-foot trawler cruising 6300 miles and 147 locks around the eastern part of North America known as America's Great Loop. Their nautical ineptitude is evident from the beginning, but pulling from their personal and...

PDB007
$13.56 $16.95  
Lin & Larry Pardey, 319pages, 6 x 9, ISBN: 9780964603646
With this edition of Seraffyn's European Adventure, all four of the Pardey's classic Seraffyn tales are available in affordable paperback.   Join Lin and Larry while they winter in England working to pay for the next leg of their journey into the Baltic, Denmark, Sweden, Finland, Germany....

PDB006
$13.56 $16.95  
Lin and Larry Pardey, 256pages, 9 x 6, ISBN: 9780964603639
A tale of adventures, as two young dreamers continue their voyaging on board their self-built 24'4" cutter. They cross the exotic sea that spawned Homer's tales of Ulysses' Odyssey, then sail through the strife torn Red Sea and across the typhoon tossed waters of the Bay of Bengal. In this...

PAR005
$24.95  
G. Bickley Remmey Jr., 232pages, 9 x 5.9, ISBN: 9780939837687
This, the second edition of A Guide to Planning and Cruising the Great Circle Route Around the Eastern USA, documents a motor yacht "cruise of a lifetime", the 5,400-mile circumnavigation of the Eastern United States. Author Bick Remmey refers to this voyage as "the longest one-way inland cruise...

PAR033
$9.95  
Shawn Shallow, 291pages, 9 x 5.9, ISBN: 9780939837656
Winter came early to the Arctic in 1897. Frigid temperatures brought pack ice that filled the waters north of the Bering Strait. As a result, virtually the entire North American whaling fleet was trapped, stranding 300 men to die of starvation and exposure. Three escaping ships raised the alarm....

PDB015
$13.56 $16.95  
Lin and Larry Pardey, 256pages, 9 x 6, ISBN: 9781929214167
Lin and Larry Pardey s first book, Cruising in Seraffyn is credited with launching 50,000 dreams. This third book in the Seraffyn series chronicles the three years spent exploring Ulysses wine-colored sea and clearly illustrates how they kept that dream afloat. Lin and Larry meander under...

HRW093
$14.99  
Kalee Thompson, 336pages, 8 x 5.3 x 0.8, ISBN: 9780061766305
Deadliest Sea  by Kalee Thompson is the spellbinding true story of the greatest rescue in U.S. Coast Guard history. Recounting the tragic sinking of the fishing trawler,  Alaska Ranger , in the Bering Sea and its remarkable aftermath in March 2008,  Deadliest Sea  is...
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