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Find Your Caribbean Getaway! By Ken Stiles
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Find Your Caribbean Getaway! Whether you call it “paradise” or “heaven on earth,” one thing is for sure, a Caribbean island vacation will meet your needs if you’re... More > looking for fun things to do, like sun-bathing, swimming, boating, scuba diving, snorkeling, and dancing. The islands are aglow with unique cultures that have a European flavor. They boast top-rated hotels, resorts, restaurants, activities, attractions, and shopping. With many island destinations to choose from, each has its own extensive list of accommodations and activities that fit the Caribbean’s famous warm weather. With so many places to go and so many activities to do, picking the right place and things to do may seem overwhelming. That's why it's good to look before you leap.< Less
A Thinking Man's Guide to Voyaging South: The Many Facets of Caribbean Cruising By Frank Virgintino
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Frank Virgintino, author of numerous Free Cruising Guides for the Caribbean, has been working on “A Thinking Man’s Guide to Voyaging South” for almost a year. Roughly 200 pages... More > long, the Guide addresses everything North American sailors need to know to get to the Caribbean safely through a discussion of various routes from North America to the Caribbean as well as a discussion of the entire Caribbean – which the author breaks down into four quadrants. The author hopes that the Guide will allow for a clearer understanding of the entire Caribbean as well as the various routes that can be employed. Not only does it cover routes to the Caribbean from N. America and cruising routes around the Caribbean, it also looks at all aspects of preparation, weather and Gulf Stream information, safety and security and local knowledge and advice imparted by someone who has cruised the Caribbean extensively for many years.< Less
A Thinking Man's Guide to Voyages South: The Many Facets of Caribbean Cruising By Frank Virgintino
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Frank Virgintino, author of numerous Free Cruising Guides for the Caribbean, has been working on “A Thinking Man’s Guide to Voyaging South” for almost a year. Roughly 200 pages... More > long, the Guide addresses everything North American sailors need to know to get to the Caribbean safely through a discussion of various routes from North America to the Caribbean as well as a discussion of the entire Caribbean – which the author breaks down into four quadrants. The author hopes that the Guide will allow for a clearer understanding of the entire Caribbean as well as the various routes that can be employed. Not only does it cover routes to the Caribbean from N. America and cruising routes around the Caribbean, it also looks at all aspects of preparation, weather and Gulf Stream information, safety and security and local knowledge and advice imparted by someone who has cruised the Caribbean extensively for many years.< Less
5-Tom Swift and His Cyclonic Eradicator By Victor Appleton II
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Number 5 in the new series. With global weather changes causing more and more violent storms, the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration decides to move to a new base in Florida, but... More > when Tom tries to help, he and the base are attacked by an old foe in a mysterious white submarine. And when Tom decides to build something to try to control hurricanes, he runs into two problems: the same enemy, and what the heck to actually build. Time is against him. Can he get around the old adage, "You can't do anything to change the weather?"< Less
5-Tom Swift and His Cyclonic Eradicator By Victor Appleton II
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Number 5 in the new series. With global weather changes causing more and more violent storms, the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration decides to move to a new base in Florida, but... More > when Tom tries to help, he and the base are attacked by an old foe in a mysterious white submarine. And when Tom decides to build something to try to control hurricanes, he runs into two problems: the same enemy, and what the heck to actually build. Time is against him. Can he get around the old adage, "You can't do anything to change the weather?"< Less
5—Tom Swift and His Cyclonic Eradicator (HB) By Victor Appleton II
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This hardbound edition of the fifth novel in the series starts with a near tragedy. But, not one to let setbacks stop him, Tom Swift accepts a contract to help complete a NOAA weather station in... More > Florida that has lost its primary contractor. While investigating the site he and his best friend Bud are nearly killed in an explosion. Or, was it an attack? He sets about creating a safety and security system but encounters a mysterious submarine out in the Gulf of Mexico. It turns out that an old enemy is up to their old tricks and are willing to do anything to stop—or kill—Tom. He knows the old saying about how you can't do anything about the weather, but has never believed it. And so Tom works to invent a method for breaking up hurricanes before they can do any damage. But the typical mix of sabotage, strange circumstances and even being waylaid on a deserted island can't stop our hero. But, about that weather thing…< Less
A Pirate's Tale By James deMille
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Two good friends embark on the manly man adventure of several lifetimes. While sailing from Grand Cayman Island to Port Royal, a weather anomaly blasts them almost 300 years into the past, to the... More > year 1720. Their sailboat sinks, and they are rescued by Bartholomew Roberts, known today as Black Bart Roberts, the most successful pirate during the Golden Age of Piracy in the Caribbean. Captain Roberts forces them to join his crew of godless cutthroats, and one of them surprisingly becomes a willing recruit. The rest,as they say, is history. But there is much more to come, for one of them makes it back to the future.< Less
Cruise Of The Blue Iguana By James deMille
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It's Pirate's Week, the national holiday on Grand Cayman Island. After a little revelry with the locals, two friends charter a ketch intending to sail to Port Royal and back, a last manly man... More > adventure before they get too old or tired for that sort of thing. About halfway there, a weird weather anomoly trashes their boat and sinks it, leaving them adrift on a raft. After four days, they finally sight a sail, but when the ship heaves to near them, things don't look right. When they are finally taken aboard by their rescuers, they realize it is a pirate ship. But the situation becomes even more fantastic when they finally figure out that they have been blasted almost three hundred years into the past, to the year 1720, and their rescuer is none other than Bartholomew Roberts. Known as Black Bart, he was the most successful pirate during the Golden Age of Piracy in the Caribbean, and their adventures are just beginning.< Less
Cruise Of The Blue Iguana By James deMille
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It's Pirate's Week, the national holiday on Grand Cayman Island. After a little revelry with the locals, two friends charter a ketch intending to sail to Port Royal and back, a last manly man... More > adventure before they get too old or tired for that sort of thing. About halfway there, a weird weather anomoly trashes their boat and sinks it, leaving them adrift on a raft. After four days, they finally sight a sail, but when the ship heaves to near them, things don't look right. When they are finally taken aboard by their rescuers, they realize it is a pirate ship. But the situation becomes even more fantastic when they finally figure out that they have been blasted almost three hundred years into the past, to the year 1720, and their rescuer is none other than Bartholomew Roberts. Known as Black Bart, he was the most successful pirate during the Golden Age of Piracy in the Caribbean, and their adventures are just beginning.< Less
A Voyage to the South Sea By William Bligh
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A Voyage to the South Sea by William Bligh. In 1787, Bligh took command of the Bounty. In order to win a premium offered by the Royal Society, he first sailed to Tahiti to obtain breadfruit trees,... More > then set course for the Caribbean, where breadfruit was wanted for experiments to see whether it would be a successful food crop for slaves there. The Bounty never reached the Caribbean, as mutiny broke out on board shortly after the ship left Tahiti. The voyage to Tahiti was difficult. After trying unsuccessfully for a month to round Cape Horn, the Bounty was finally defeated by the notoriously stormy weather and forced to take the longer way around Africa (Cape Agulhas). That delay caused a further delay in Tahiti, as he had to wait five months for the breadfruit plants to mature sufficiently to be transported. The Bounty departed Tahiti in April 1789.< Less