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Sailboats of Indochina By Vietnam Wooden Boat Foundation
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Translation of the 1943 book "Voiliers d'Indochine" by J B Pietri, describing the diverse sailboats of Vietnam and their construction and rigging as of the 1930s and early 1940s. Newly... More > edited in 2010, 284 pp, 70+ illus.< Less
Sailboats of Indochina By Vietnam Wooden Boat Foundation
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Translation of the 1943 book "Voiliers d'Indochine" by J B Pietri, describing the diverse sailboats of Vietnam and their construction and rigging as of the 1930s and early 1940s. Newly... More > edited in 2010, 284 pp, 70+ illus.< Less
Leading Your Lines Aft -Rigging Enhancements for the Pocket Cruiser By Paul Esterle
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Lead your running rigging back to your cockpit for sail handling from the safety of your cockpit.
Bringing the Lines from the Mast to the Cockpit on a Shipman 28 By Ned Blurock
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This is a description of my renovations of a Shipman 28 to bring the lines from the mast to cockpit. There are short descriptions of the solutions I used with pictures of (most of) the individual... More > steps.< 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
Dreaming of Columbus By Michael Frankel
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The author joined the America 500 Rally in Spain for the quincentenary celebration of Christopher Columbus and the epic voyage of 1492. The Rally was a rousing anniversary sail across the Atlantic... More > Ocean and a unique experience in ocean-going camaraderie. The author recounts the voyage of his junk-rigged sailboat with frequent references to the log of Columbus. Along the way he highlights the historical background of The Inquisition and Columbus's daring proposal to sail westward to reach the east and Asia. The boat's unique junk rig adds to the tantalizing notion that Columbus may have been following the wake of Chinese sailors. This is a rare look into the friendships of a sailing rally at sea and in ports. Over the short-wave radio and potluck dock parties, sailors join in an adventure and a celebration of Columbus's feats of ocean navigational.< Less
Dreaming of Columbus: An Atlantic Sailing Rally By Michael L. Frankel
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The author joined the America 500 Rally in Spain for the quincentenary celebration of Christopher Columbus and the epic voyage of 1492. The Rally was a rousing anniversary sail across the Atlantic... More > Ocean and a unique experience in ocean-going camaraderie. The author recounts the voyage of his junk-rigged sailboat with frequent references to the log of Columbus. Along the way he highlights the historical background of The Inquisition and Columbus's daring proposal to sail westward to reach the east and Asia. The boat's unique junk rig adds to the tantalizing notion that Columbus may have been following the wake of Chinese sailors. This is a rare look into the friendships of a sailing rally at sea and in ports. Over the short-wave radio and potluck dock parties, sailors join in an adventure and a celebration of Columbus's feats of ocean navigational.< Less
Dreaming of Columbus By Michael Frankel
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The author joined the America 500 Rally in Spain for the quincentenary celebration of Christopher Columbus and the epic voyage of 1492. The Rally was a rousing anniversary sail across the Atlantic... More > Ocean and a unique experience in ocean-going camaraderie. The author recounts the voyage of his junk-rigged sailboat with frequent references to the log of Columbus. Along the way he highlights the historical background of The Inquisition and Columbus's daring proposal to sail westward to reach the east and Asia. The boat's unique junk rig adds to the tantalizing notion that Columbus may have been following the wake of Chinese sailors. This is a rare look into the friendships of a sailing rally at sea and in ports. Over the short-wave radio and potluck dock parties, sailors join in an adventure and a celebration of Columbus's feats of ocean navigational.< Less
From Dreamers to Doers: South Seas Adventures By Elizabeth Angst
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Here are the exciting adventures of two loving friends who, in their "retirement," deliver sailboats to exotic islands in the South Pacific and thread their way down Australia's Great... More > Barrier Reef among their many adventures. Join them as they experience violent storms with gale-force winds and dangerous anchorages, battling huge fish and often catching and eating them while crisscrossing the International Date Line. Toasting King Neptune while crossing the equator. Avoiding dangerous coral reefs and rocky shores. Feel their frustrations dealing with breakdowns in rigging, engine, generator, steering and ripped sails. Enjoy the quiet of a star-filled night watch on a long passage, or endure the fright of looking at the last drop of drinking water. Invited to royal functions in the Kingdom of Tonga, they experienced the boundless generosity of the Polynesian islanders they met in French Polynesia, the Cook Islands, Samoa and Tonga.< Less