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WORLD SAILING CRUISING ROUTES By Aleks Viator
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World Sailing Cruising Routes is a guide to all sailing routes covering all the oceans of the world, from the tropical Seas to the high latitude Seas. This book is based on the book published in 1895... More > and intended for the captains of sailing ships. Therefore, using this book can bring a sailing yacht anywhere in the world without using the engine. The book is geared specifically to the needs of cruising sailors and contains essential information on winds, currents, regional and seasonal weather as well as valuable suggestions concerning optimum times for individual routes. All the necessary information for planning a voyage in any of the world’s oceans has been brought together here in a single volume. This book is intended for those who prefer to travel under sail without additional fuel coast, as well as aiding the captains of motor yachts in plotting the most economical route for long distances.< Less
Under Sail in the Western Med By Laurie King
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Illustrated travel journal (68 pages) from Mediterranean voyage aboard the elegant tallship Sea Cloud to Sicily, Malta, Tunisia, Mallorca, and Spain; trip sponsored by Smithsonian Journeys and... More > American Museum of Natural History Expeditions. Reader comments: "We love the work you did on the Sea Cloud trip" "... magnificent job! I have seen other cruise journals in the Navy (done by Navy journalists, with professional help) and a rather excellent journal of a trip we took to China, but never anything so nicely done, so well illustrated, and so well researched, as this one." < Less
Under Sail in the Western Med By Laurie King
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Illustrated travel journal (68 pages) from Mediterranean voyage aboard the elegant tallship Sea Cloud to Sicily, Malta, Tunisia, Mallorca, and Spain; trip sponsored by Smithsonian Journeys and... More > American Museum of Natural History Expeditions. Reader comments: "We love the work you did on the Sea Cloud trip" "... magnificent job! I have seen other cruise journals in the Navy (done by Navy journalists, with professional help) and a rather excellent journal of a trip we took to China, but never anything so nicely done, so well illustrated, and so well researched, as this one."< Less
The Cruise of the Dazzler By Jack London
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The Cruise of the Dazzler is an early novel by Jack London, set in his home city of San Francisco. It is considered a boy's adventure novel.In the novel, Joe Bronson, dissatisfied with his dull life... More > at school, runs away and joins the crew of a sloop he sees in San Francisco Bay. He finds the captain is involved in criminal activities.The nautical activities on board a sailing boat are authentically described, and there are convincing descriptions of boats enduring stormy weather at sea.London, in his autobiographical novel John Barleycorn, describes how in his youth he bought a sloop called the Razzle Dazzle from an oyster pirate called French Frank. In The Cruise of the Dazzler, the captain of the Dazzler is known as French Pete, who, like French Frank, drinks to the success of business ventures. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Cruise_of_the_Dazzler Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book.< Less
Women On Board Cruising By Lisa Targal Favors
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Using many different perspectives to tell of the trials and tribulations of long-distance cruising, 25 women share their unique experiences. This book offers the reader a chance to find out what... More > might work for them under similar situations, or they may just take comfort in the sharing and supportive accounts by this warm and amusing group of women who are each seasoned, long-distance cruisers. Collectively, they tried to show how this kind of lifestyle could be invigorating, rewarding and life changing. One of the things these 25 women have in common is the willingness to learn and take a risk at an unknown challenge sometimes for their partner or, more importantly, themselves. This is not a shy group; they have a lot to say. You don’t have to be a woman or even a boater to enjoy reading this book; every reader will enjoy the warmth, humor and resourcefulness shared within. On Sale Now at www.favorsventures.com.html< Less
The Cruise of the Make-Believes By Tom Gallon
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The Cruise of the Make-Believes is a lost 1918 American silent dramatic feature film starring Lila Lee in her first motion picture. It was directed by George Melford and is based on a 1907 novel by... More > Tom Gallon. Famous Players-Lasky produced and Paramount Pictures released.The film was released at the height of the 1918 flu pandemic.As described in a film magazine, Bessie Meggison (Lee) lives in the slums with her drunken father Daniel Meggison (Hacket) and presides over a boarding house. Gilbert Byfield, a wealthy youth who is writing a book, lives nearby in a cheap room. He becomes acquainted with Bessie and together they sail on many imaginary voyages on an improvised yacht in her back yard. Gilbert gives her father permission to take Bessie to his estate in the country for a month's vacation. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Cruise_of_the_Make-Believes Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book.< Less
A Runaway Brig; Or, An Accidental Cruise By James Otis
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The Ocean Cat's Paw: The Story of a Strange Cruise By George Manville Fenn
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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: George Manville Fenn (3 January 1831, Pimlico – 26 August... More > 1909, Isleworth) was an English novelist, journalist, editor and educationalist.Fenn, the third child and eldest son of a butler, Charles Fenn, was largely self-educated, teaching himself French, German and Italian. After studying at Battersea Training College for Teachers (1851–54), he became the master of a national school at Alford, Lincolnshire. He later became a printer, editor and publisher of short-lived periodicals, before attracting the attention of Charles Dickens and others with a sketch for All the Year Round in 1864. He contributed to Chambers's Journal and Once a Week. In 1866, he wrote a series of articles on working-class life for the newspaper The Star. These were collected and republished in four volumes. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_Manville_Fenn< Less
Wild Adventures round the Pole Or, The Cruise of the "Snowbird" Crew in the "Arrandoon" By Gordon Stables
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Eva Wynn-Roger's Small Hotels Mysteries - A Wedding Cruise On The Blue Moon By Elaine E. Deyo
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Eva is thrilled when she is invited by her friend Jinna, to accompany her on a wedding cruise for Jinna's godson. The cruise will take place on the River Seine, aboard the small cruise ship, the... More > retrofitted Blue Moon. Eva fantasizes about balmy nights sailing under the stars, long, glorious, sunlit days meandering through the villages of Normandy, sampling regional dishes at bistros and sidewalk cafés, and dining on delicious meals on board each evening. But not all is as it appears to be. A man has been murdered and his body is discovered in the most unlikely of places. Eva suspects the murderer is Luke Bowers, the mystery man who has seduced her. But before the murderer can be found, Eva is forced to take part in a surveillance operation for the International Cooperative Drug Trafficking Organization, and is captured by drug smugglers. Can Eva be rescued in time to save her life? Or will she perish in the attic of an out of the way warehouse where she is imprisoned? And who is the murderer?< Less