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The Golden Light By Matthew R Brackley
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Is the story of a Clipper ship in 1853 In the building of her in South Boston In her sailing and in her loss. Such a beautiful ship. The great expectations. She was built for the California gold... More > rush, like so many others. The launching and sailing south towards Cape Horn. She was unusual in the care taken in her construction. Every aspect of her was of quality. Built by Messrs E and HO Briggs, builders of the Winged Arrow and the beautiful Southern Cross. This is my interpretation in verse of her story. I have been strangely drawn to her. Perhaps I have touched her rail.....< Less
Spaghetti Code How to Make a Career Out of Playing With Computers By Carl Allen Schoner
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This is a delicious compilation of assorted algorithms, programs, applications, and cartoons that I have created over the years using a variety of tools and programming languages, most notably... More > Clipper and dBase, but also C, awk, sed, grep, perl, SQL, shell scripting, and india ink. DO NOT BUY THIS BOOK TO LEARN HOW TO PROGRAM! This is more of a book on how NOT to write computer programs. However, if you are an experienced programmer and enjoy viewing code as a logic puzzle, or you would just like to own a collection of some of the most hilarious cartoons and arcane algorithms you will ever be challenged to digest, then by all means, spend a few bucks! Bon Apetite!< Less
Spaghetti Code By Carl Schoner
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This is a delicious compilation of assorted algorithms, programs, applications, and cartoons that I have created over the years using a variety of tools and programming languages, most notably... More > Clipper and dBase, but also C, awk, sed, grep, perl, SQL, shell scripting, and india ink. DO NOT BUY THIS BOOK TO LEARN HOW TO PROGRAM! This is more of a book on how NOT to write computer programs. However, if you are an experienced programmer and enjoy viewing code as a logic puzzle, or you would just like to own a collection of some of the most hilarious cartoons and arcane algorithms you will ever be challenged to digest, then by all means, spend a few bucks and download a copy of my book! That way you can convert the PDF to text and cut and paste the routines that you would like to use rather than having to key them in from scratch. Bon Apetite!< Less
Uniquely Singapore 09/10 Photos By Steph Robertson
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A collection of the photos of the round the world race 09/10 on Uniquely Singapore.
From Cabin Boy to Captain By Henry Greatorex
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This is the diary of Captain Henry F Greatorex, who went to sea at the age of twelve and became captain of his own ship at the age of forty one. From Cabin Boy to Captain is a facinating description... More > of life in the British merchant navy during the late 19th century and is full of amazing tales, such as; • Near death by drowning (several times) • Falling from the rigging (several times) • Attack by Chinese pirates • Ramming (and sinking) another merchant vessel • Close encounters with icebergs • Participating in the Australian goldrush • Preserving of a dead baby in rum • Death by chilli fume inhalation • Death from rabies • Raining fish< Less
From Cabin Boy to Captain By Henry Greatorex
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This is the diary of Captain Henry F Greatorex, who went to sea at the age of twelve and became captain of his own ship at the age of forty one. From Cabin Boy to Captain is a facinating description... More > of life in the British merchant navy during the late 19th century and is full of amazing tales, such as; • Near death by drowning (several times) • Falling from the rigging (several times) • Attack by Chinese pirates • Ramming (and sinking) another merchant vessel • Close encounters with icebergs • Participating in the Australian goldrush • Preserving of a dead baby in rum • Death by chilli fume inhalation • Death from rabies • Raining fish< Less
Ole Virginia Bound By Paul W Simpson
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Sister to the famous flyer, Swordfish, the Gosport was the last clipper built in antebellum Virginia. Coming from the yard of shipbuilders Page & Allen, she started life as a Western Ocean packet... More > carrying timber, to Europe before returning to New Orleans with French and German migrants. The clipper’s hold would then be filled with bales of cotton for Liverpool’s mills. From packet-ship to nitrate clipper to coolie ship, Ole Virginia Bound records unwritten tales of the states last clipper and sheds light upon previously hidden period in America’s maritime history.< Less
Ole Virginia Bound By Paul W Simpson
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Sister to the famous flyer, Swordfish, the Gosport was the last clipper built in antebellum Virginia. Coming from the yard of shipbuilders Page & Allen, she started life as a Western Ocean packet... More > carrying timber, to Europe before returning to New Orleans with French and German migrants. The clipper’s hold would then be filled with bales of cotton for Liverpool’s mills. Ole Virginia Bound records unwritten tales of the states last clipper and sheds light upon previously hidden period in America’s maritime history.< Less
179W one seven nine west By Andrew Taylor
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Sunday 30th March 2014. Andrew Taylor, an amateur sailor, taking part in the 9th Clipper round the world yacht race, aboard the 70' ocean racing yacht 'Derry LondonDerry Doire'. Fell overboard during... More > horrific weather conditions and was lost at sea for 1hour and 40minutes in the very middle of the icy cold North Pacific. The crew of the yacht were totally alone in their search and the eventual dramatic recovery of Andrew, who was deeply hypothermic when recovered. This book sets the scene as to how Andrew initially came to be competing in the race, his team’s eventful and truly amazing journey yacht racing over 45,000 miles around the world. The epic story of his desperate fight for survival in the North Pacific. Andrew's miraculous, surprising, and almost immediate return to ocean yacht racing. All sales proceeds from this book go to charity, split equally between; The Ellen MacArthur Cancer Trust and The Newmarket Day Centre< Less
Around Cape Horn Once More By Paul W Simpson
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Around Cape Horn Once More is the story of the French Bounty Clipper Ship, Montebello. She was built in Nantes, France in 1900 and was lost on the rugged and lonely south coast of Kangaroo Island,... More > South Australia in 1906. This book is a tale of the adventures of the Montebello and the men who sailed her around the globe. It brings to light a period of France’s maritime history that has never before been told in such thrilling and dramatic detail. "we heard the roar of breakers, and then we knew that we were close to the land, and there was still no visible light. All hands turned out to put on canvas with a view to heading the vessel off the shore, but we had received the warning too late and within a few minutes we had struck on the fearful rocks. The ship shivered all over with the shock. I shall never forget the sensation it created. She bumped hard several times and threatened to go to pieces at any moment. The seas broke over her from end to end."< Less

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