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SHP617
$16.95  
Paperback, Bernard Moitessier, 256pages, 6 x 9, ISBN: 9781493042784
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 veteran seafarer battled storms, doldrums, gear-failures,...
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SKY006
$17.45 $24.95  
Hardcover, 800pages, 7.5 x 9
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SJP007
$21.95  
Hardcover, Helene Glidden, 216pages, 6 x 9, ISBN: 9780985889715
Readers can once again enjoy Helene Glidden's classic, "The Light on the Island" as this 50th Anniversary Edition retells the touching story of a young girl growing up on Patos Island in the San Juan Archipelago. Her parents raised thirteen children while her father served as the Patos Island...
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UWP001
$19.95  
Paperback, Dean J. Adams, 264pages, 6 x 9, ISBN: 9780295993331
As  Four Thousand Hooks  opens, an Alaskan fishing schooner is sinking. It is the summer of 1972, and the sixteen-year-old narrator is at the helm. Backtracking from the gripping prologue, Dean Adams describes how he came to be a crew member on the  Grant  and weaves a tale of adventure that...
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PGWSP01
$35.00  
Hardcover, ISBN: 9781938340543
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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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MPS199
$17.95  
Paperback, Kaci Cronkhite, 224pages, 6 x 9, ISBN: 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...
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MPS220
$27.20 $35.00  
Hardcover, Rodney Pattisson, Barry Pickthall, 192pages, 6.5 x 9.5, ISBN: 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...
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UWP002
$19.95  
Paperback, David Berger, 224pages, 5.5 x 8.5, ISBN: 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...
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RAN521
$24.00  
Hardcover, Charlotte Runcie`, 384pages, 6 x 9, ISBN: 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...
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SKY144
$22.99  
Hardcover, Laura Hartema, 208pages, 5.5 x 8.5, ISBN: 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,...
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SWP064
$19.95  
Paperback, Wally Moran, 92pages, 6 x 9, ISBN: 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...
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SWP065
$26.95  
Paperback, Peter Freeman, 348pages, 6 x 9, ISBN: 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...
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SWP069
$24.95  
Paperback, Dave Rearick, 249pages, 6 x 9, ISBN: 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....
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NBN042
$14.95  
Paperback, John Kretschmer, 224pages, 6 x 9, ISBN: 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...
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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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MPS183
$20.00 $25.00  
Hardcover, Caspar Craven, 320pages, 6.5 x 8.5, ISBN: 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...
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WIL087
$12.71 $16.95  
Paperback, Nicholas Gray, 240pages, 5 x 8, ISBN: 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....
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SKY139
$14.39 $17.99  
Paperback, 232pages, 6 x 9, ISBN: 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 the sea are...
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GSP015
$16.99  
Hardcover, John Muir, 288pages, 5.5 x 8.5, ISBN: 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....
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IPS057
$16.95  
Paperback, Andrew Schelling, 336pages, 5.5 x 8.5, ISBN: 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...
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PER218
$27.95  
Hardcover, Barry Blanchard, 440pages, 6.5 x 9.5, ISBN: 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...
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PGN292
$17.00  
Paperback, Daniel James Brown, 404pages, 5.5 x 8.5, ISBN: 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...
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WHN001
$20.00  
Paperback, Wendy Hinman, 442pages, 6 x 9, ISBN: 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...
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