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Venus Rising from the Sea By Patricia Anne Kirby Craddock
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VENUS RISING FROM THE SEA is a collection of 30 poems about the world’s oceans and seas, many that the author has visited and reveled in on coastal shores of the southeastern United States.... More > From countless pilgrimages to resorts and islands in her native Georgia to ports-of-call as far distant as Singapore on the Indian Ocean—on a once-in-a-lifetime around-the-world cruise with her Navy veteran husband in 1999, she has remained awed and enamored of “God’s gathering together of the waters.” In these elegiac poems she takes us with her on her epic voyages, paying tribute to the residing creatures of land, sea and sky in their natural, too often threatened habitats.< Less
Rainbow goes to Sea By Roger Miles
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We sailed a very old wooden ketch six thousand miles from Vancouver Island to New Zealand, a feat we felt was singularly impressive since we had, virtually, to learn how to sail and navigate along... More > the way with no charts and inadequate sextant knowledge. A journey of faith, into the unknown that really became an adventure, exciting and sometimes terrifying. Become inspired, as we were, to escape the rat race, to drop everything and do something outrageous and rewarding and perhaps, like me, you will see the hand of God upon whose palm you journey. This is the story of the “Rainbow”, a converted Royal Navy ship’s pinnace built in Newcastle on Tyne in 1891 that became the magic carpet for a couple of young people who were willing to forgo a life of safety and security to find themselves through a voyage to 'the Real World'.< Less
Rainbow Goes to Sea By Roger Miles
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We sailed a very old wooden ketch six thousand miles from Vancouver Island to New Zealand, a feat we felt was singularly impressive since we had, virtually, to learn how to sail and navigate along... More > the way with no charts and inadequate sextant knowledge. A journey of faith, into the unknown that really became an adventure, exciting and sometimes terrifying. Become inspired, as we were, to escape the rat race, to drop everything and do something outrageous and rewarding and perhaps, like me, you will see the hand of God upon whose palm you journey. This is the story of the "Rainbow", a converted Royal Navy ship's pinnace built in Newcastle on Tyne in 1891 that became the magic carpet for a couple of young people who were willing to forgo a life of safety and security to find themselves through a voyage to 'the Real World'.< Less
The SS WESTERN SEA By Thomas Archer
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In the early 1980s, while America was reeling from the chaos caused by the second major fabricated oil shortage in history, Tom Archer, climbed aboard the SS WESTERN SEA, the first and largest Ultra... More > Large Crude Carrier in the American fleet. Displacing over 400,000 tons, she was designed to stockpile 3,000,000 barrels of crude oil in floating storage, starving the refineries and driving oil prices up. As the new second officer and navigator his job was to safely take this behemoth, too large and deep for any American port, to the worlds deep water refineries, storage facilities and production ports, often transferring the oil at anchor or underway at sea due to the lack of those facilities in most regions. The evidence of the manipulation of the U.S. oil supply can be found in the log books of these ships and in the personal logs of the officers. This is the story of those voyages, during the middle of the crisis, coming directly from the navigator’s personal log.< Less
Annabelle the sea queen By Ana M Frith
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Annabelle lives on a paradise island with her father, Gregg who was a great explorer. They both just love these voyages. Morning walks in the unspoilt beaches to swaying palm trees to the warm... More > tropical waters of the Ocean. Woke up to the sounds of birds chirping. She could see all marine life and all the marine animals talking to her. She noticed that she had some powers but she couldn’t use them as her father told her so. Soon her heart filled up with more and more love, and she discovered that her powers were getting stronger. Love was making her powers stronger. Her love for the sea, sea life, island beauty, birds and vegetation abound grows every day. Is now Annabelle ready to take over her duties as the sea queen? Her wish was to protect the sea turtles, dolphins, sharks and other fishes from fishing boats. Could Annabelle learn to use her powers? Could she protect the sea? Let’s find out more from this magical fairy-tale.< Less
Children's Voyage The Long Journey Home By Francesca Hampton
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The distance from California to Hawaii is more than 2500 miles, an impossibly long voyage by sea for five troubled youngsters, yet for all of them this daunting journey has come to seem the only way... More > back to families they have lost. Jason Hitole, the eldest at 14, once learned how to manage his fathers yacht, the Makai, in the sunny waters off Hawaii, but now he must navigate it accurately across the greatest ocean on earth, relying only on his own ingenuity and what little he can teach his novice crew in the short time they have. Somehow he must bring home his younger siblings Jenny and Christopher and keep safe their friends 12-year-old Michelle and 11-year-old Jimmy. But when Jason is knocked unconscious in a great storm, the youngsters finally understand this voyage may never reach its destination unless they can figure out how to sail by themselves.< Less
Children's Voyage The Long Journey Home By Francesca Hampton
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The distance from California to Hawaii is more than 2500 miles, an impossibly long voyage by sea for five troubled youngsters, yet for all of them this daunting journey has come to seem the only way... More > back to families they have lost. Jason Hitole, the eldest at 14, once learned how to manage his fathers yacht, the Makai, in the sunny waters off Hawaii, but now he must navigate it accurately across the greatest ocean on earth, relying only on his own ingenuity and what little he can teach his novice crew in the short time they have. Somehow he must bring home his younger siblings Jenny and Christopher and keep safe their friends 12-year-old Michelle and 11-year-old Jimmy. But when Jason is knocked unconscious in a great storm, the youngsters finally understand this voyage may never reach its destination unless they can figure out how to sail by themselves.< Less
A Voyage to India 1796-1797 By Carl Anderson
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In June 1796 a 17-year old Anglo-Irish youth, Jonathan Henry Lovett, was appointed a junior clerk with the British East India Company. With Britain at war with France, Lovett sailed from England to... More > India aboard the East Indiaman Malabar. It took the ship seven months to reach Bombay, where Lovett disembarked in January 1797. Lovett kept a journal during the voyage in which he recorded his observations of seabirds, fish, and marine life seen from the quarterdeck of the Malabar. During a stopover at the Cape of Good Hope he described its rugged mountains, exotic wildlife, its Dutch and native inhabitants, British military encampments, and ships coming and going. Originally written in two volumes recently discovered in libraries 7,000 miles apart, the complete Jonathan Lovett journal comes together here for the first time in living memory. Excerpts from the Malabar’s logbook and detailed maps add additional detail to this tale of travel by sea in the days of the East Indiamen.< Less
sea runner By alexis machine
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Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea By Jules Verne
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Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea is a classic science fiction novel by writer Jules Verne. It tells the story of Captain Nemo and his submarine Nautilus as seen from the perspective of Professor... More > Pierre Aronnax. A mysterious sea monster, theorized by some to be a giant narwhal, is sighted by ships of several nations; an ocean liner is also damaged by the creature. The United States government finally assembles an expedition in New York City to track down and destroy the menace. Professor Pierre Aronnax, a noted French marine biologist and narrator of the story, who happens to be in New York at the time and is a recognized expert in his field, is issued a last-minute invitation to join the expedition. The rest of the story follows the adventures of the protagonists aboard the submarine, the Nautilus, which was built in secrecy and now roams the seas free of any land-based government. Captain Nemo's motivation is implied to be both a scientific thirst for knowledge and a desire for revenge on civilization.< Less

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