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RAN409
$8.50 $17.00  
Paperback, JIM ROBBINS, 256pages, 5.2 x 0.6 x 7.9, ISBN: 9780812981292
The Man Who Planted Trees  is the inspiring story of David Milarch’s quest to clone the biggest trees on the planet in order to save our forests and ecosystem—as well as a hopeful lesson about how each of us has the ability to make a difference. “When is the best time to plant a tree?...
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PDB018
$16.95  
Paperback, 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...
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GPT154
$11.87 $16.95  
Paperback, Barbara Walsh, 272pages, 9 x 6, ISBN: 9780762784905
An award-winning journalist's voyage into her family history and her quest to face the storms she encounters there.
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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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LYB074
$18.95  
Paperback, Andrew Vietze, ISBN: 9780762782574
How did they do it? What are the secrets of the fishermen who've landed the world's greatest trophy fishes?  The Biggest Fish Ever Caught  will tell the tales behind the International Game Fishing Association's record-holding fish, including where they were bagged, what lines/lures...
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PDB014
$18.95  
Paperback, 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,...
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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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GPT134
$16.95  
Paperback, Christopher L. Pastore, 304pages, 9 x 6, ISBN: 9780762784356
In 1903, racing for the America's Cup was no longer a gentleman's game – it had become a race entangled with political tension and awesome, dangerous stakes. In this pivotal year, the two great rivals Britain and America raced head to head, with Britain determined to win with their...
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INT460
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Paperback, Tom Lochhaas, ISBN: 9780071803311
True stories of contemporary sailing disasters that will keep you alert and careful when you are on the water. . Suddenly Overboard tells stories about sailors who experienced catastrophes when least expecting them and who were rescued, or who died, or who lived to tell the tale simply by good...
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NBN005
$12.57 $17.95  
Paperback, Christopher White, ISBN: 9781442210882
In Skipjack, Christopher White spends a pivotal year with three memorable captains as they battle man and nature to control the fate of their island villages and oyster fleet. . Through these lively characters, White paints a vivid picture of life on a skipjack, a wooden oystering sailboat....
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CPS001
$19.95  
Paperback, Gary Colvin, 527pages, 6 x 9, ISBN: 972826408
An historical novel telling the fascinating story of pacific salmon trolling and the tragedy of the damming of the Columbia River and its disastrous effect on salmon runs and fishery. A truly compelling and passionate story full of colorful characters.
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HMC022
$14.95  
Paperback, 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.
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HRW005
$16.99  
Paperback, 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.
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PGN051
$18.00  
Paperback, Nathaniel Philbrick, 293pages, 6 x 9, ISBN: 9780141001821
A superb retelling of the tragic story surrounding the 1820 loss of the whale ship Essex, rammed and sunk by a whale in the South Pacific.
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RAN003
$13.99  
Paperback, J. Maarten Troost, 239pages, 5 x 8, ISBN: 9780767921992
The hilarious tale of the author's time on Vanuatu, a rugged cluster of islands where the natives gorge themselves on kava and are still known to 'eat the man. '
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STP002
$17.95  
Paperback, 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.
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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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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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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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SIM098
$20.99  
Paperback, Janna Cawrse Esarey, 312pages, 5.5 x 8.5 ., ISBN: 9781416589082
The humorous true story of a woman who abandons her tidy life to honeymoon across the Pacific on a leaky, old boat--only to find that sailing 17,000 miles is easier than keeping her relationship off the rocks.
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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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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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SMP007
$19.99  
Paperback, Spike Walker, 279pages, 6 x 9, ISBN: 9780312089245
Now in paperback, a dramatic insider's account of the world's most dangerous profession: king-crab fishing in the frigid waters of the Bering Sea where the conditions are beyond most imaginations (90 mph Arctic winds, 25-foot seas, and superhuman stretches of on-deck labor). But the payback, if...
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HRW093
$14.99  
Paperback, 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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