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The Cruise of the Kate By Empson Edward Middleton
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In 1869, Empson Edward Middleton, an English ex-soldier and man of means, built himself a 23-foot sailboat and set about becoming the first man to single-handedly circumnavigate England. He chose the... More > most difficult route he could think of, one of poorly charted sea lanes and powerful tides, and recorded his remarkable feat in this book, which served as his log and diary.< Less
The Cruise of the Kate By Empson Edward Middleton
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In 1869, Empson Edward Middleton, an English ex-soldier and man of means, built himself a 23-foot sailboat and set about becoming the first man to single-handedly circumnavigate England. He chose the... More > most difficult route he could think of, one of poorly charted sea lanes and powerful tides, and recorded his remarkable feat in this book, which served as his log and diary.< Less
The Cruise of the Kate By Empson Edward Middleton
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In 1869, Empson Edward Middleton, an English ex-soldier and man of means, built himself a 23-foot sailboat and set about becoming the first man to single-handedly circumnavigate England. He chose the... More > most difficult route he could think of, one of poorly charted sea lanes and powerful tides, and recorded his remarkable feat in this book, which served as his log and diary. The Cruise of the Kate is an incredible tale from the days when all a navigator had to steer by was the compass and the stars, along with the occasional landmark and passing vessels. Middleton's lively, detailed account of his daring but successful voyage brings to life the condition of solo ocean sailing more than a century ago.< Less
Blake Griffin: The Inspirational Story Behind One of Basketball's Greatest Athletes By Andrew McKay
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Learn about the motivational story behind one of basketball's greatest high flying athletes, Blake Griffin. Discover his awe-inspiring achievements throughout his eventful career and what made him... More > the superstar that he is today.< Less
An Open Letter to ALL Regarding Donald Sterling By Bryant T. Jordan
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Bryant T. Jordan examines not only the exact words of Donald Sterling in the infamous TMZ and Deadspin recordings, but those of celebrities such as Shaquille O’Neal and Magic Johnson, as well... More > as the public’s reaction to such words, He even explores the NBA’s condemnation of such words, the punishment handed down to Sterling, and whether or not such punishment truly fit the crime. Jordan raises important questions such as: Did the media leave out important information that would have painted Sterling in a different light, in favor or creating ratings nirvana? Are politically incorrect words worthy of a far worse punishment than actual criminal actions like assault, rape and even murder? Jordan neither justifies racism nor ignorantly condemns a single individual without first actually examining what that individual said. Simply put, this book is a thought-provoking breath of fresh air and a MUST-READ for sports fans, fans of freedom of speech and just plain free-thinking people everywhere!< Less
Neptune's Car - An American Legend By Paul W Simpson
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“Smashing her way through enormous cross seas and howling winds the Neptune’s Car began to run her easting down. She passed a battered barque bearing Hamburg markings vainly attempting to... More > make westing against a thundering south-westerly gale." Those with an interest in American maritime history would know of the story of Mary Patten and the clipper ship Neptune’s Car. However few would be aware of the cursed nature of the ship. The Patten’s fateful voyage was just one in the career of a clipper whose travels spanned the globe. Built at the yard of Page & Allen in Gosport, Virginia in the spring of 1853, the Neptune’s Car quickly established her reputation for speed. However murder, mutiny, mayhem, plague, disaster, war, death and financial ruin haunted any who know her. The fickle hand of fate was always at the helm and like the oceans upon which the clipper sailed, she spared none who showed weakness!< Less
Star of Greece - For Profit & Glory By Paul W Simpson
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The Star of Greece was an iron clipper ship built by Harland & Wolff of Ireland for JP Corry of Belfast. For more than 20 years she plied the waters between Britain, India and Australia before... More > coming to grief in 1888 with the loss of 18 lives. Her loss on Friday, July 13th 1888 left many unanswered questions, including just who was aboard the ‘Star of Greece’ and what happened to the men and boys on that fateful night over one hundred and twenty years ago. Here now is the updated edition with new research and photographs to commemorate the loss of the clipper ship Star of Greece, and the deaths of 18 men and boys off Lion Head, Port Willunga. South Australia.< Less
Windjammer By Paul W Simpson
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The Loch Sloy was built for Aitken, Lilburn & Co of Glasgow. She sailed between Britain and Australia for more than twenty years. In that time she established a reputation as a crack wool... More > clipper. Windjammer, the story of the clipper ship Loch Sloy is not an adventure nor is it a romance or a tragedy, even though it contains elements of all three.The ship, her captains, officers, crew and passengers, all those her sailed upon her call out from the past to have their stories told. The Loch Sloy’s’ keel was laid down in mid-1877. By August the construction of the hull and deck fittings had been completed. After her first marine survey, the masts were stepped in, and by the end of October the Loch Sloy was all but complete. The clipper lasted twenty one years before coming to grief on the jagged shore of Kangaroo Island during the predawn hours of April 24th 1899. The final chapter of the Loch Sloy like her unfortunate passengers and crew was buried beneath the ever shifting sands of Maupertuis Bay.< Less
Windjammer By Paul W Simpson
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The Loch Sloy was built for Aitken, Lilburn & Co of Glasgow. She sailed between Britain and Australia for more than twenty years. In that time she established a reputation as a crack wool... More > clipper. Windjammer, the story of the clipper ship Loch Sloy is not an adventure nor is it a romance or a tragedy, even though it contains elements of all three.The ship, her captains, officers, crew and passengers, all those her sailed upon her call out from the past to have their stories told. The Loch Sloy’s’ keel was laid down in mid-1877. By August the construction of the hull and deck fittings had been completed. After her first marine survey, the masts were stepped in, and by the end of October the Loch Sloy was all but complete. The clipper lasted twenty one years before coming to grief on the jagged shore of Kangaroo Island during the predawn hours of April 24th 1899. The final chapter of the Loch Sloy like her unfortunate passengers and crew was buried beneath the ever shifting sands of Maupertuis Bay.< Less
The Last Captain By Paul W Simpson
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It is 1887 and the glory days of the clipper City of Adelaide and her last Captain are over. Love, loss, ambition, family betrayal and the mysterious disappearance of a ship carrying the heirs to a... More > vast family fortune. Such was the nature of the lives and disappearances of Grace and Captain Edward Alston in 1890. A Victorian era sea captain and his wife spend the last days of their lives filled with love, danger, familial conflict and mystery.< Less

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