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The Voyage of the Northern Magic
The Voyage of the Northern Magic
Written by Diane Stuemer
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781551995229
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The Voyage of the Northern Magic
A Family Odyssey
Written by Diane Stuemer


Format: eBook
On Sale: September 3, 2013
Price: $9.99

Ever dream of selling up and running away to sea? Diane Stuemer and her husband, Herbert, were once a typical suburban couple entering middle age, with a comfortable home and three boys under twelve. A year later they had sold their business, rented out their house, and were setting out to... Read more >
A Unit of Water, a Unit of Time
A Unit of Water, a Unit of Time
Written by Douglas Whynott
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307820341
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A Unit of Water, a Unit of Time

Written by Douglas Whynott


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: June 6, 2012
Price: $16.99

In a time when racing boats are mass-produced from synthetic materials, a dying breed of craftsman continues to build wooden sailboats of astonishing beauty. Boatbuilding is an ancient art, and Joel White was a master. Son of the legendary writer E.B. White, he was raised around boats and his designs were... Read more >
Sea Of Dreams
Sea Of Dreams
Written by Adam Mayers
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781551996103
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Sea Of Dreams
Racing Alone Around The World In A Small Boat
Written by Adam Mayers


Format: eBook
On Sale: June 22, 2011
Price: $11.99

The biennial Around Alone yacht race (now known as the 5-Oceans Challenge) is the most thrilling adventure in the world for the sailors passionate enough to undertake it. Among the competitors in 2002 was Derek Hatfield, a former fraud-squad Mountie, whose forty-foot Spirit of Canada had cost him almost everything he... Read more >
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Three Ways to Capsize a Boat
Three Ways to Capsize a Boat
Written by Chris Stewart
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307592378
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Three Ways to Capsize a Boat
An Optimist Afloat
Written by Chris Stewart


Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
On Sale: May 25, 2010
Price: $12.99

Chris Stewart had a long and eclectic list of jobs.  From some of the most glamorous careers – he was original drummer in Genesis - to the more offbeat - a sheep shearer and circus performer - he had done it all…or almost all.  So when he is offered the chance... Read more >
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Beyond Endurance
Beyond Endurance
Written by Adam Mayers
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780771057038
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Beyond Endurance
300 Boats, 600 Miles, and One Deadly Storm
Written by Adam Mayers


Format: Trade Paperback, 280 pages
On Sale: May 6, 2008
Price: $19.99

The August 1979 Fastnet race, from Cowes on the Isle of Wight in the English Channel to the Fastnet lighthouse off the south coast of Ireland, started calmly enough for the 303 boats taking part. The previous two races had been uneventful and none of the sailors, among them former British... Read more >
Afloat
Afloat
Written by Guy de Maupassant, Translated by Douglas Parmee, Introduction by Douglas Parmee
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781590172599
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Afloat

Written by Guy de Maupassant
Translated by Douglas Parmee
Introduction by Douglas Parmee


Format: Trade Paperback, 120 pages
On Sale: April 29, 2008
Price: $14.00

Afloat, originally published as Sur l’eau in 1888, is a book of dazzling but treacherously shifting currents, a seemingly simple logbook of a sailing cruise along the French Mediterranean coast that opens up to reveal unexpected depths, as Guy de Maupassant merges fact and fiction, dream and documentation in a wholly... Read more >
Near Death on the High Seas
Near Death on the High Seas
Edited by Cecil Kuhne
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307279347
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Near Death on the High Seas
True Stories of Disaster and Survival
Edited by Cecil Kuhne


Format: Trade Paperback, 448 pages
On Sale: March 11, 2008
Price: $14.95

“The wind was blowing at hurricane strength-sixty-five knots and over-and increasing in the gusts to eighty knots. His boat was surfing on waves as high as a sixty-foot, six-storey building. . .Each wave that struck choked and froze him, the icy water working its way down inside his survival suit.” —from... Read more >
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Sailing Away from Winter
Sailing Away from Winter
Written by Silver Donald Cameron
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780771018428
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Sailing Away from Winter
A Cruise from Nova Scotia to Florida and Beyond
Written by Silver Donald Cameron


Format: Trade Paperback, 376 pages
On Sale: December 11, 2007
Price: $17.95

The perfect armchair sailing guide, with enough detail to set a person dreaming . . .

On July 21, 2004, Silver Donald Cameron and his wife, Marjorie Simmins, set sail from D’Escousse, in Cape Breton Island, toward the white sand beaches and palm trees of the nearest tropical islands. They were... Read more >
Sea Of Dreams
Sea Of Dreams
Written by Adam Mayers
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780771057540
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Sea Of Dreams
Racing Alone Around The World In A Small Boat
Written by Adam Mayers


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: February 28, 2006
Price: $15.95

The biennial Around Alone yacht race (now known as the 5-Oceans Challenge) is the most thrilling adventure in the world for the sailors passionate enough to undertake it. Among the competitors in 2002 was Derek Hatfield, a former fraud-squad Mountie, whose forty-foot Spirit of Canada had cost him almost everything he... Read more >
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