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Sailing & Nautical Narratives

SWP055
$9.98 $19.95  
Paperback, Steven J. Pavlidis, 259pages, 6 x 9, ISBN: 9781892399335
Life at Sea Level is the latest work of one of America s finest travel guide authors. For nearly 20 years, Stephen J Pavlidis has been writing books about the Bahamas and the Caribbean islands. He has written 14 guides covering virtually all the geography from south Florida to Trinidad and...
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GPT080
$14.95  
Paperback, 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,...
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PAR040
$14.95  
Paperback, Suzanne Giesemann, 300pages, 9 x 5.9, ISBN: 9780939837809
On 9/11, USN Commander Suzanne Giesemann was aboard the military aircraft Speckled Trout as it flew over the just-demolished Twin Towers. As aide to the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, she strode beside him through the still-smoldering Pentagon. All those lives gone in an instant, robbed...
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PGN037
$16.00  
Paperback, John Steinbeck, 278pages, 6 x 9, ISBN: 9780140187441
An exciting day-by-day account of Steinbeck's trip to the Gulf of CA with botanist Ed Ricketts. A wonderful combination of science, philosophy and high-spirited cruising adventure.
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PGN110
$11.90 $17.00  
Paperback, 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...
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NWN001
$19.95  
Paperback, Christine K Smith, 318pages, 5.5 x 8.5, ISBN: 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...
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ACB104
$12.48 $24.95  
Paperback, Lars Hassler, 320pages, 6 x 95, ISBN: 9781408112014
A hippy Sell Up and Sail, this entertaining and inspiring book is more than just a cruising narrative – it is an instructive account showing how anyone can circumnavigate (or even sail for an extended period) without huge funds. Lars Hassler originally set off intending to sail for three...
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SHP081
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Hardcover, Sharon Ragle, 224pages, 8.7 x 5.7, ISBN: 9781574091458
True and lively story of newlyweds on a four-and-a-half year circumnavigation. Single for many years, with her children grown, the author faced a solitary future and, instead, found a funny and loving escapade over 35,000 miles of ocean.
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SMP064
$19.99  
Paperback, 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...
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IPG032
$7.98 $15.95  
Paperback, Adrian Flanagan, 402pages, 5 x 8.25, ISBN: 9780753826102
In 1975, when Adrian Flanagan was 15, he read Sir Francis Chichester's account of his record-breaking circumnavigation, and a dream began to form. Thirty years later, on October 28, 2005, Adrian set sail from the south coast of England on his quest to voyage vertically around the earth by the...
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IPS062
$16.95  
Paperback, Audrey Sutherland, 176pages, 5 x 7, ISBN: 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...
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RAN496
$17.00  
Paperback, 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...
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SMO001
$9.56 $11.95  
Paperback, R A Bard, 194pages, 5.5 x 8.5, ISBN: 9780692618479
On the ocean, some voyages proceed smoothly, and some go weirdly south. It’s the weirder ones, selected from the many passages made by the author over sixteen years as an offshore delivery captain, that are collected here. None are full-scale disasters, but even minor calamities are exciting...
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SHP073
$8.25 $16.50  
Paperback, Shirley Billing, 254pages, 6 x 9, ISBN: 9781574091373
Records in dramatic detail the ordeal of Peter and Shirley Billing who were taken from their yacht at gunpoint in the Red Sea and only released after a month of the most extraordinary efforts by friends, family and their government.
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PAR033
$9.95  
Paperback, 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....
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MOU068
$9.48 $18.95  
Paperback, 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.
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