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Cruising the Gulags By Michael Frankel
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In celebration of the founding of the Russian fleet by Peter the Great, The Dutch Coastal Cruising Association undertook a 4,800 European odyssey in 1994 that culminated in sailing the Russian inland... More > waters between Archangel and the Baltic Sea. Fifteen sailboats hosted by the Archangel Yacht Club, became the first Western-flagged pleasure boats allowed on this militarily strategic waterway. The author crewed aboard Tiota and proudly flew the Stars and Stripes from her port spreader, heralding an American aboard. Whereas emerging “New Russians” viewed our fleet as a vanguard for future boat tourism, it seemed “Old Russians” made our voyage bureaucratically discouraging. Nowhere was this more evident than in the final passage along the River Neva through St. Petersburg. The rules stated that bridges could only open at night and sailboats could only sail during the day. A Russian Catch-22, with the winter ice steadily approaching.< Less
Cruising the Gulags By Michael Frankel
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In celebration of the founding of the Russian fleet by Peter the Great, The Dutch Coastal Cruising Association undertook a 4,800 European odyssey in 1994 that culminated in sailing the Russian inland... More > waters between Archangel and the Baltic Sea. Fifteen sailboats hosted by the Archangel Yacht Club, became the first Western-flagged pleasure boats allowed on this militarily strategic waterway. The author crewed aboard Tiota and proudly flew the Stars and Stripes from her port spreader, heralding an American aboard. Whereas emerging “New Russians” viewed our fleet as a vanguard for future boat tourism, it seemed “Old Russians” made our voyage bureaucratically discouraging. Nowhere was this more evident than in the final passage along the River Neva through St. Petersburg. The rules stated that bridges could only open at night and sailboats could only sail during the day. A Russian Catch-22, with the winter ice steadily approaching.< Less
Breathe By Peter Tompkins
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Is John Lennon Dead. Could the events of December 8, 1980 actually have been the one event in history that was a hoax and we all just took John Lennon's death at face value? Maybe Mr. Lennon is the... More > one star that is still walking among us. Former Beatle, John Lennon had grown weary of being famous. The title of being a "Beatle" hung around his neck like an albatross. The Beatles hadn't been a group for 10 years and still he and Yoko were hounded by the press and paparazzi. There seemed to be no escape from the scrutiny he and his wife had been experiencing since 1969, until he met Ray Greiner, the owner of Bon Voyage Yacht Club in Rhode Island who would give John a way to vanish into thin air.< Less
The Emperors of Cabrillo Boulevard: Escape from Paris By Harris T. Vincent
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The three notorious Santa Barbara sailors…Tom, Ernie and Emmet are back and once again wreaking havoc and inadvertently uncovering clandestine plots in this third adventure by Harris T.... More > Vincent. Only this time the action takes place in Paris, France. After being dismissed from the Santa Barbara Yacht Club for questionable behavior during a regatta, the three wander up to Brophy’s restaurant where they spot an ad in a sailing magazine recruiting experienced sailors to crew in the Rolex Cup in San Tropez. They apply and are hired by a scion of international finance, whose duplicitous business ventures are under the scrutiny of the U.S. Treasury Department. Upon arrival in Paris, the three meet with the banking titan and another mysterious boat captain named Ronando, a rogue who seems to walk on both sides of the law in the City of Lights. What soon becomes apparent is that a nefarious plot by the bankers to destroy the world’s economies to their enrichment is being put into play.< Less
The Escape from Paris: An Adventure Comedy By Harris T. Vincent
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The three notorious Santa Barbara sailors…Tom, Ernie and Emmet are back and once again wreaking havoc and inadvertently uncovering clandestine plots in this third adventure by Harris T,... More > Vincent. Only this time the action takes place in Paris, France. After being dismissed from the Santa Barbara Yacht Club for questionable behavior during a regatta, the three wander up to Brophy’s restaurant where they spot an ad in a sailing magazine recruiting experienced sailors to crew in the Rolex Cup in San Tropez. They apply and are hired by a scion of international finance, whose duplicitous business ventures are under the scrutiny of the U.S. Treasury Department. The Emperors of Cabrillo Boulevard is another thrilling and provocative adventure about three sailors on a lark whose mischievous inclinations lead them into a labyrinth of extreme danger amidst the backdrop of today’s perilous economic realities.< Less
The Escape from Paris: An Adventure Comedy By Harris T. Vincent
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The three notorious Santa Barbara sailors…Tom, Ernie and Emmet are back and once again wreaking havoc and inadvertently uncovering clandestine plots in this third adventure by Harris T,... More > Vincent. Only this time the action takes place in Paris, France. After being dismissed from the Santa Barbara Yacht Club for questionable behavior during a regatta, the three wander up to Brophy’s restaurant where they spot an ad in a sailing magazine recruiting experienced sailors to crew in the Rolex Cup in San Tropez. They apply and are hired by a scion of international finance, whose duplicitous business ventures are under the scrutiny of the U.S. Treasury Department. The Emperors of Cabrillo Boulevard is another thrilling and provocative adventure about three sailors on a lark whose mischievous inclinations lead them into a labyrinth of extreme danger amidst the backdrop of today’s perilous economic realities.< Less
Theodore Robinson: 112 Masterpieces By Maria Tsaneva
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Theodore Robinson was an American artist famous for his Impressionist landscapes. He was one of the first American painters to take up Impressionism in the late 1880s, visiting Giverny and developing... More > a close friendship with Claude Monet. Some of his works are considered masterpieces of American Impressionism.Robinson's art shifted to impressionistic manner due to Monet's influence. At Giverny, Robinson painted what art historians regard as some of his finest works. These depicted the surrounding countryside in different weather, in the plein air tradition, sometimes with women shown in leisurely poses. Back in America, Robinson moved among a growing number of American artists pursuing Impressionism. He was particularly close to John Henry Twachtman and Julian Alden Weir. Robinson painted a series of boat scenes at the Riverside Yacht Club which have come to be regarded as among his finest works.< Less
The Mardi Gras Mystery By H. (Henry) Bedford-Jones
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The Mardi Gras Mystery is the 81st book in the Nancy Drew series. Set in New Orleans at Mardi Gras, it concerns a mysterious art theft.In The Mardi Gras Mystery, Nancy's boyfriend, Ned Nickerson, is... More > invited to spend the vacation with Brian Seaton, an Emerson College friend. On their way to the Seaton Mansion, Brian stops at Warren Tyler's house to pick up his father, Bartholomew Seaton, and at the same time shows Ned a portrait of his late mother, Danielle Seaton, by the famous artist Lucien Beaulieu. The painting is in the possession of Mr. Tyler since he found it in a barn he bought.The friends leave for Seaton Mansion or "The Bat Hallow". They wear fancy dress for the Mardi Gras celebration. Later that evening they go to the Silver Yacht Club. That night the portrait is stolen. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Mardi_Gras_Mystery Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book.< Less
The Sky Pirate By Garrett P. Serviss
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Helen Grayman, daughter of a New York billionaire, is dressing in her room, when a noise is heard outside of her bedroom window. Her maid, Susan Jackson, opens the window, thinking the noise was made... More > by a pet cat. Instead of a cat, a man, Captain Alfonso Payton, a noted sky pirate-the time is June, 1936-enters the room. The two women are placed on his aeroplane, "Chameleon", and abducted for a ransom. Sky pirates had occupied the attention of the public for some time and their deeds had been very daring. Captain Alfonso is one of the most daring. He is a Spanish-American, handsome and refined. Helen thinks it a prank arranged by her friends. The captain tells her he is Commodore Brown, of the Washington Aero-Yacht Club. After an all-night trip and half a day they arrive at their destination, in the middle of a thick woods. He tells her her friends will be there later, his aero was faster than theirs.< Less
LES ENFANTS DU CAPITAINE GRANT By JULES VERNE
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BALANCE FISH. Le 26 juillet 1864, par une forte brise du nord est, un magnifique Yacht évoluait à toute vapeur sur les flots du canal du nord. Le pavillon d'Angleterre battait à... More > sa corne d'artimon; à l'extrémité du grand mât, un guidon bleu portait les initiales E.G, brodées en or et surmontées d'une couronne ducale. Ce yacht se nommait le DUNCAN; il appartenait à Lord GLENARVAN, l'un des seize pairs écossais qui siègent à la chambre haute, et le membre le plus distingué du "Royal Thames Yacht Club," si célèbre dans tout le Royaume Uni. Lord Edward GLENARVAN se trouvait à bord avec sa jeune femme,..< Less

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