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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
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
Sailing Alone Around the World By Joshua Slocum
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Sailing Alone Around the World (1900) is a sailing memoir by Joshua Slocum about his single-handed global circumnavigation aboard the sloop Spray. Slocum was the first person to sail around the world... More > alone. The book was an immediate success and highly influential in inspiring later travelers. There was considerable international interest in Slocum's journey, particularly once he had entered the Pacific; he was awaited at most of his ports of call, and gave lectures and lantern-slide shows to well-filled halls. The trip itinerary went as follows: Fairhaven, Boston, Gloucester, Nova Scotia, Azores, Gibraltar, (Morocco), Canary Islands, Cape Verde Islands, Pernambuco, Rio de Janeiro, Maldonado, Montevideo, Strait of Magellan, Cockburn Channel, Port Angosto, Juan Fernandez, Marquesas, Samoa, Fiji, Sydney, Melbourne, Tasmania, Cooktown, Christmas Island, Keeling Cocos, Rodrigues, Mauritius, Durban, Cape Town, (Transvaal), St Helena, Ascension Island, Devil's Island, Trinidad, Grenada, Newport, Fairhaven.< Less
Sailing Alone Around the World By Joshua Slocum
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Joshua Slocum (February 20, 1844 – on or shortly after November 14, 1909) was the first man to sail single-handedly around the world. He was a Canadian born, naturalised American seaman and... More > adventurer. In this Book , Sailing Alone Around the World he recounts his amazing adventure. Kean Guides (Travel) have developed to take advantage of new reading media and to appeal to the modern reader. Specially formatted to improve the reading experience. We aim to offer a library of Travel books that have been selected to illustrate the best of the writer without the need to plough through tomes and tomes of writing to find the pieces you really want to read. We are committed to provide the greatest writers to readers at a reasonable price< Less
Sailing to the end of the world By KEN BARNES
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Rescued off the coast of Chile on January 5 2007, Ken Barnes recounts the full story of the adventure that took him and his yacht Privateer into one of the worst storms seen off Cape Horn in years.
Sailing to the end of the world By KEN BARNES
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Rescued off the coast of Chile on January 5 2007, Ken Barnes recounts the full story of the adventure that took him and his yacht Privateer into one of the worst storms seen off Cape Horn in years.
Sail Thailand By Thailand Government
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It is not called the Caribbean of Asia for nothing. Yet, until recently, Thailand’s unparalleled marine playground has been quite difficult to access, enjoyed by but a handful of cruising... More > yachts and an even smaller group of charter holidaymakers. But no more. A surge in the development of marina facilities and in the number of yachts available for charter mean that Thailand is set to burst upon the international scene as the world’s newest yachting playground.< Less
Why Sailing? By Daniel Hardie
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Cast off on this amazing adventure and learn all that you need to know to become a sailor and adventurer yourself with this fun, but factual guide to sailing and why sailing is still as popular today... More > as it was with our ancient ancestors. In this detailed and factual guide you will discover everything you need to know about sailing including the jargon, history, and the sport of sailing as well as a review of some of the world’s best sailing and cruising destinations. Plus bonus material to ensure that you get the most out of your sailing experiences including tips on preventing sea sickness, general boating rules and safety advice and other water activities to maximise the fun you will have out on the water. Make headway on your sailing knowledge and skills by navigating through this eBook and discover for yourself why sailing is a fun and exciting adventure. So what are you waiting for? Start your sailing adventure here today.< Less
Sailing Solitaire By James and Nancy Aadland
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Jim and Nancy had a different dream for their retirement. They imagined themselves traveling to remote settlements on tropical Islands in their sailboat – meeting the people, learning the... More > history, enjoying the environment, and giving a little back along the way. Their biggest challenge was how to accomplish that without the means of the “rich and famous.” They were a late-in-life couple; starting over in their forties. They didn’t have trust funds and stock portfolios – just government jobs with modest pensions, 401K’s and social security. They didn’t even have a boat yet. What they did have was a plan. Sail with Jim and Nancy on their 41 foot sailboat, Solitaire, during their first year as cruisers. Read Jim’s journals and Nancy’s logs as they travel from New England to the Bahamas; learning one lesson after another and getting ready to venture into more remote areas of the world.< Less
Sailing Solitaire By James L. Aadland, Nancy A. Aadland
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Jim and Nancy had a different dream for their retirement. They imagined themselves traveling to remote settlements on tropical Islands in their sailboat - meeting the people, learning the history,... More > enjoying the environment, and giving a little back along the way. Their biggest challenge was how to accomplish that without the means of the "rich and famous." They were a late-in-life couple; starting over in their forties. They didn't have trust funds and stock portfolios - just government jobs with modest pensions, 401K's and social security. They didn't even have a boat yet. What they did have was a plan. Sail with Jim and Nancy on their 41 foot sailboat, Solitaire, during their first year as cruisers. Read Jim's journals and Nancy's logs as they travel from New England to the Bahamas; learning one lesson after another and getting ready to venture into more remote areas of the world.< Less