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Sailing With The Blues By Norman Oxley
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The true story a young man who went to sea at the age of fifteen.
Sailing With The Blues By Norman Oxley
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The true story a young man who went to sea at the age of fifteen.
Sailing for Everyone By Simon Watts
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"Sailing for Everyone" is for the novice of any age explaining how to handle a small sailboat under different conditions of wind and weather with numerous color diagrams. It includes... More > sections on navigation, rules of the road, basic safety, a glossary of sailing terms, and further reading.< Less
Sailing for Everyone By Simon Watts
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"Sailing for Everyone" is for the novice of any age explaining how to handle a small sailboat under different conditions of wind and weather with numerous color diagrams. It includes... More > sections on navigation, rules of the road, basic safety, a glossary of sailing terms, and further reading.< Less
Beat to Quarters: A Game of Action and Intrigue in the Age of Sail By Neil Gow
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"Deck! Sail! French Frigate, Amelie, 28 guns Sir! She's seen us!" "Thank you Mr Watson. Higgins, my compliments to the cook but dinner will have to wait. Mr Brown, bring us around - I... More > mean to engage her before sundown." "Aye Aye Sir!" "Mr Scott-Hargreaves, have the ship cleared for action ... and Beat to Quarters!" Inspired by the novels of Forester and O'Brien, Beat to Quarters takes you on a voyage of action and intrigue during the Age of Sail. Fight the French with cutlass, pistol or cannon as you sail one of the mighty ships of the Royal Navy into battle. Beat to Quarters is a stand-alone game that is also fully compatible with Duty & Honour.< Less
And They Sailed Away on a Sea of Cheese By Misty Scott
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Adventure and fantasy transport three boys from their normal bedrooms, all the way to the edge of the solar system onto Pluto. Fly on a magic train propelled by a jazzy trombone, through a... More > dangerous asteroid belt. Sail from a closet on a sea of cheddar cheese, to places only your imagination can take you. Get your headlamp, your spoon, open your mind and come along! Recommended for kids aged 6 and older.< Less
And They Sailed Away on a Sea of Cheese By Misty Scott
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Adventure and fantasy transport three boys from their normal bedrooms, all the way to the edge of the solar system onto Pluto. Fly on a magic train propelled by a jazzy trombone, through a... More > dangerous asteroid belt. Sail from a closet on a sea of cheddar cheese, to places only your imagination can take you. Get your headlamp, your spoon, open your mind and come along! Recommended for kids aged 6 and older.< Less
Sailing Alone Around the World By Captain Joshua Slocum
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Joshua Slocum was the first man to sail around the world alone in a small boat. He personally rebuilt an 11.2 metre sloop-rigged fishing boat that he named the Spray. On April 24, 1895, he set sail... More > from Boston, Massachusetts. More than three years later, he returned to Newport, Rhode Island, on June 27, 1898 having circumnavigated the world, a distance of 46,000 miles (74,000 km). In 1899 he described the voyage in Sailing Alone Around the World now considered a classic of travel literature. It is a wonderful adventure story from the Age of Sail and a book of which Arthur Ransome declared, “boys who do not like this book ought to be drowned at once.”< Less
White Sails - The Story of Tristan & Isolde By Birgit Amadori
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A child of a passionate, yet short lived and sad romance between a knight and a princess, Tristan of Lyonesse is abducted and later released at the shores of Cornwall. His skills, wit and... More > intelligence enchant King Mark of Tintagel, not knowing that Tristan is actually his nephew. A series of twists and turns brings Tristan to Ireland, where he courts the beautiful Isolde on behalf on his uncle. But on their way home to Tintagel, they accidentally share a love potion that was meant for Mark and Isolde. A painful life of forbidden desire, secret meetings and lies begins for Tristan and Isolde. Tristan seeks to break the spell by joining the Round Table of Camelot, but even the quest for the Holy Grail can not quench his thirst for the love of Isolde. White Sails is based on the Tristan legend of the 12th century. This timeless love story is presented in the format of a novella, accompanied by 19 illustrations that depict scenes from the tale.< Less
White Acre's Almanac or the Maniac's Guide to Sailing By Robert Bard
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A humorous and truthful guide about how not to sail, and live to old age