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Adrift in a Boat By William Henry Giles Kingston
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: William Henry Giles Kingston (28 February 1814 – 5 August... More > 1880), often credited as W. H. G. Kingston, was an English writer of boys' adventure novels.William Henry Giles Kingston was born in Harley Street, London on 28 February 1814. He was the eldest son of Lucy Henry Kingston (d.1852) and his wife Frances Sophia Rooke (b.1789), daughter of Sir Giles Rooke, Judge of the Court of Common Pleas. Kingston's paternal grandfather John Kingston (1736-1820) was a Member of Parliament who staunchly supported the Abolition of the Slave Trade, despite having a plantation in Demerara. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Henry_Giles_Kingston< Less
The Open Boat By Stephen Crane
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What Would You Do To Survive After a Shipwreck? Following a shipwreck, four survivors are adrift in a leaking dinghy—The Open Boat. The captain is hurt but still able to lead, the cook keeps... More > the boat afloat by bailing, and the correspondent and the oiler—a man whose job it is to oil machinery—take turns rowing. At first, angry at their situation and inclined to bicker, the men ultimately form bonds of empathy and, united, struggle to survive. Based on author Stephen Crane’s own experience of shipwreck off the coast of Florida in 1897, “The Open Boat” is considered by many to be his greatest work and the model of literary Naturalism. First published in 1897, it was based on Crane's experience of surviving a shipwreck off the coast of Florida earlier that year while traveling to Cuba to work as a newspaper correspondent. About the Author: Stephen Crane (November 1, 1871 – June 5, 1900) was an American poet, novelist, and short story writer. Get Your Copy Now.< Less
The Art of Living Aboard a Boat By Al & Lisa Fittipaldi
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Living Aboard and Cruising Under Power or Sail is a perfect primer for aspiring and new cruisers. It covers essential live aboard and cruising topics from selection to purchasing, shakedown cruises... More > to long distance preparation, local lifestyles to high sea adventures. Whether for sail or power, Al and Lisa Fittipaldi provide a broad and colorful portrayal of living aboard and cruising, identifying major elements and concerns for those new to the boating community. From paying local taxes to international entry, from traveling with pets to putting a family aboard through home-school, Living Aboard and Cruising Under Power or Sail provides a realistic account of what it really means to make that transition from land to sea. The book is detailed enough to give you the essential and humble enough to point you on to further resources.< Less
Tippy the Boat Cat By Tippy Aadland
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This is the true story of an orphaned cat who was shanghaied aboard a sailboat. Written by a ten-year-old cat with an attitude, this book will charm readers of all ages. Tippy's life story is... More > beautifully illustrated with full-page color photographs of the author. Follow her adventures as she leaves the farm in South Dakota, is taken from the home she loves in Oklahoma, and ends up on a sailboat in the Chesapeake Bay heading for the Islands of the Bahamas. Learn what it's like to live and travel aboard a sailboat along with Tippy.< Less
Three Men in a Boat By Jerome K. Jerome
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It would be unfair to say that any of the three men were hypochondriacs: it was simply that they suffered from a constant malaise, consisting of every symptom but housemaid's knee. The only cure for... More > it was a revitalizing river trip in an open boat. Bearing frying pans, elusive toothbrushes, pies, lemonade and whisky, for medicinal purposes only, the three men and Montmorency the dog (whose ambition in life is to get in the way) embark on their hilarious adventures on the Thames. After considerable enjoyment and irritation - getting lost in the maze, arguing with some quarrelsome swans, falling in the river - the three men decide that being out of a boat seems a more inviting alternative. Despite being over a century old, its sparkling insights into human - and canine - nature ensure that Three Men in a Boat is as fresh and invigorating today as when it was first published.< Less
Three Men In a Boat By Jerome K. Jerome
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Three Men in a Boat (To Say Nothing of the Dog), published in 1889, is a humorous account by Jerome K. Jerome of a boating holiday on the Thames between Kingston and Oxford. The book was initially... More > intended to be a serious travel guide, with accounts of local history along the route, but the humorous elements took over to the point where the serious and somewhat sentimental passages seem a distraction to the comic novel.< Less
Three Men In a Boat By Jerome K. Jerome
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Three Men in a Boat (To Say Nothing of the Dog), published in 1889, is a humorous account by Jerome K. Jerome of a boating holiday on the Thames between Kingston and Oxford. The book was initially... More > intended to be a serious travel guide, with accounts of local history along the route, but the humorous elements took over to the point where the serious and somewhat sentimental passages seem a distraction to the comic novel.< Less
Three Men in a Boat By Jerome K. Jerome
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Three Men in a Boat (To Say Nothing of the Dog) is a humorous account by English writer Jerome K. Jerome of a boating holiday on the Thames between Kingston and Oxford. The book was initially... More > intended to be a serious travel guide, with accounts of local history along the route, but the humorous elements took over to the point where the serious and somewhat sentimental passages seem a distraction to the comic novel. One of the most praised things about Three Men in a Boat is how undated it appears to modern readers — the jokes seem fresh and witty even today.< Less
Tippy the Boat Cat By Tippy Aadland
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This is the true story of an orphaned cat who was shanghaied aboard a sailboat. Written by a ten-year-old cat with an attitude, this book will charm readers of all ages. Tippy's life story is... More > beautifully illustrated with full-page color photographs of the author. Follow her adventures as she leaves the farm in South Dakota, is taken from the home she loves in Oklahoma, and ends up on a sailboat in the Chesapeake Bay heading for the Islands of the Bahamas. Learn what it's like to live and travel aboard a sailboat along with Tippy.< Less
Tips On Buying a Boat By Joy Renkins
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Many studies have shown, and many people already know that being with friends and family, relaxing in the outdoors and being close to nature are the best reasons to buy a boat and spend time on the... More > water. Your family doesn't need to spend a fortune or travel to a theme park to have an experience that everyone will enjoy. Boating is family If you've ever felt that your family is going in different directions, a boat can help to bring things back together. When you spend time with your family on a boat, it's all quality time. No matter if you're fishing, tubing, swimming, or just cruising, you’re doing it together - as a family.< Less