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MSP051
$65.00  
Hardcover, Roger Taylor, ISBN: 9780939511433
NEW Herresoff book.  Makes the perfect Christmas gift for any sailor on your list
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RAN043
$35.00  
Hardcover, Caroline Alexander, 160pages, 8 x 95, ISBN: 375404031
A superb, authoritative telling of one of history's great survival stories, that of Shackleton's ill-fated 1914 expedition to cross Antarctica. The author draws on previously unavailable material and presents the awesome photographs by Frank Hurley.
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PGWSP01
$35.00  
Hardcover, ISBN: 9781938340543
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SHP361
$29.95  
Paperback, 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...
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HPC155
$29.95  
Hardcover, Caroline Woodward, 232pages, 6 x 9, ISBN: 9781550177275
In 2007, Caroline Woodward was itching for a change. With an established career in book-selling and promotion, four books of her own and having raised a son with her husband, Jeff, she yearned for adventure and to re-ignite her passion for writing. Jeff was tired of piecing together low-paying...
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HRW134
$29.95  
Hardcover, Anthony J. Vallone, 312pages, 6 x 9, ISBN: 9781588341372
Air Vagabonds  is the story of the amazing, true (mis)adventures of a band of rogues piloting aircraft alone into exotic and deadly destinations. In the late 1970s and through the 1980s the demand for light aircraft eclipsed anything seen before or since. This created the need for a...
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PGN135
$28.95  
Hardcover, 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...
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ACB145
$28.00  
Hardcover, Jane Maufe, 320pages, 9.5 x 1.3 x 6.5, ISBN: 9781472935717
The Northwest Passage proved so elusive for so long that many sailors and explorers believed it didn't exist. A sea route connecting the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans through the Arctic archipelago, it wasn't until Roald Amundsen's 1903–06 voyage that the Northwest Passage's existence was...
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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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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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ACB150
$27.00  
Hardcover, Adrian Flanagan, 304pages, 9.5 x 6.5, ISBN: 9781472912527
Cape Horn--the very name conjures images of churning seas, ice-laden rigging, howling winds, and impossible currents. Cape Horn's fearsome reputation and the price it has extracted from those sailors who venture there derives from a lethal contrivance of geography that unleashes the most...
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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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MPS162
$25.99  
Hardcover, George Michelsen Foy, 304pages, 5.8 x 1.2 x 8.6, ISBN: 9781250052681
Navigation is the key human skill. It's something we do everywhere, whether feeling our way through a bedroom in the dark, or charting a ship's course. But how does navigation affect our brains, our memory, ourselves? Blending scientific research and memoir, and written in beautiful prose, ...
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MPS193
$25.00  
Hardcover, Nigel Caulder, 208pages, 6.5 x 9.5, ISBN: 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...
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PAR005
$24.95  
Paperback, 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...
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PDB013
$24.95  
Hardcover, Lin Pardey, 304pages, 6x9, ISBN: 9781929214679
Lin Pardey and her husband Larry are internationally famous for their sailing adventures. But in 1980 -- fresh from an eleven years-long sailing journey, where they forged the early years of their marriage on high seas and in exotic locales -- they came to CA looking for a good spot to build...
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HPC152
$24.95  
Paperback, Bill Proctor & Yvonne Maximchuk, 288pages, 6 x 0.6 x 7.8, ISBN: 9781550172911
The big flood tide that accompanies the full moon is a pivotal event for those who make a living from the sea. Salmon returning to their natal rivers and streams always come in on the full moon tide, so this is the best time for fishing. And since the full moon ebb tide retreats farther than...
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MOU096
$24.95  
Hardcover, Leif Whittaker, 288pages, 6 x 9, ISBN: 9781680510683
In 1963, the world followed the first American Mount Everest Expedition, and watched as "Big Jim" Whittaker became the first American to stand on top of the world. He returned home a hero.  My Old Man and the Mountain  is Leif Whittaker's engaging and humorous story of what it was...
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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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SMC001
$24.95  
Paperback, Susan Marie Conrad , 94pages, 8 x 8, ISBN: 9780578501352
"Wildly Inside" transports you through the Inside Passage of British Columbia and Southeast Alaska--a visual journey where you'll smell the muskiness of a whale's breath, hear the thunderous waves of a wide-awake ocean, feel the reverberations of the big ships passing by, and be totally...
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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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SIM182
$22.99  
Paperback, Gordon Hempton, John Grossmann, 368pages, ISBN: 9781416559108
In the visionary tradition of Rachel Carson’s Silent Spring, One Square Inch of Silence alerts us to beauty that we take for granted and sounds an urgent environmental alarm. Natural silence is our nation’s fastest-disappearing resource, warns Emmy-winning acoustic ecologist Gordon Hempton, who...
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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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ACB156
$22.00  
Paperback, Peter Clutterbuck, 224pages, 6 x 9, ISBN: 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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