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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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HMY002
$19.75  
Paperback, Virginia Crane Gleser, 422pages, 5.5 x 8.5, ISBN: 9780964724723
What is it that compels us to follow our all-consuming passions? Is it a search for that elusive, genuine happiness that uplifts the spirit and satisfies the soul? But why go cruising? For my husband Robert and I, it was the innate desire to explore our world, escape the rat race and cold...
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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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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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IPS014
$14.95  
Paperback, Joe Upton, 192pages, 5.5 x 8.5, ISBN: 9780882407401
Writer and fisherman Joe Upton recounts the riveting stories of explorers of the past and seafarers of the present in JOURNEYS THROUGH THE INSIDE PASSAGE. His chronicle offers events vivid in their telling: the journey of widow  Muriel Blanchet, who solo navigated a small vessel in the...
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SFA001
$15.99  
Paperback, Mike Litzow, 344pages, 6 x 9, ISBN: 9780692029268
"As a sailor who raised his daughter aboard, I was touched by this book. Litzow writes from the heart."  - Fatty Goodlander   When marine biologists Mike Litzow and Alisa Abookire decide to follow their dream and sail from Alaska to Australia, they agree that they won't leave...
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SKY128
$14.99  
Paperback, 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...
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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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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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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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ABI001
$18.95  
Paperback, Abigail B. Calkin Ph.D., 252pages, 6 x 0.6 x 9, ISBN: 9780615591933
When Captain Larry Hills attempted to rescue his deckhand, he too was tragically caught in the lines that whipped and wrapped the two men against the net reel of the trawler like captured fish. In the moment before the deckhand’s death he was the only one who heard Larry’s cold...
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RAN508
$16.00  
Paperback, Jim Lynch, 304pages, 6 x 9, ISBN: 9780307949356
The Johannssens are a sailing family: adventurous, fanatical, and, for now, a complete and total mess. Ruby, a prodigiously talented skipper, has taken off for Africa. Bernard is god-knows-where at sea. And at thirty-one years old, Josh Johannssen, the middle child, is fixing up an old family...
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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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ACB132
$13.50 $27.00  
Hardcover, John Boyle, 304pages, 6 x 1.2 x 9, ISBN: 9781472912671
For the first time in history, the navies of the world have united against a common enemy--a couple of thousand rag-tag, underfed men and boys in the western Indian Ocean. Crammed into open boats and armed with ancient AK-47s, they range up to a thousand miles from home shores in Somalia. No one...
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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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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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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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