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A Narrative of the Mutiny: On Board His Majesty's Ship Bounty; and the Subsequent Voyage of Part of the Crew, in the Ship's Boat, From Tofoa, one of the Friendly Islands, To Timor, a Dutch Settlement in the East Indies By William Bligh
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A Narrative of the Mutiny, on Board His Majesty's Ship Bounty; and the Subsequent Voyage of Part of the Crew, in the Ship's Boat, from Tofoa, One of the Friendly Islands, to Timor, a Dutch Settlement... More > in the East Indies. Illustrated with Charts. London: Printed for George Nicol, 1790, by William Bligh. Bounty's crew, led by Fletcher Christian, mutinied and set Bligh and eighteen loyal crewmen adrift in a 23-foot launch shortly after the ship had left Tahiti in April 1789. In their small boat Bligh and his companions made a remarkable journey of more than three and a half thousand miles from Tofoa to Timor in six weeks over largely uncharted waters. The following Narrative is only a part of a voyage undertaken for the purpose of conveying the Bread-fruit Tree from the South Sea Islands to the West Indies. The manner in which this expedition miscarried, with the subsequent transactions and events, are here related.< Less
practical_1 By Jack Binder
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For all with the desire to enjoy life afloat, simply explained with over 200 photos and diagrams. Over many decades, as moree than 150,000 miles slipped under our keel, we made significant... More > improvements to our floating home. Simple, effective improvements to add to our safety and comfort. Jude has complied this photo book of the very best of these easy to implement ideas. Jude Binder has 40 years of experience finishing and maintaining vessels. She is also an accomplished sailor, so she knows what stands the test of time. Living afloat continuously for sixteen years, raising and educating her two sons while sailing to over eighty countries, she learnt how to organize, victual, and manage small ships.< Less
Capt'n Pauley's Workshop By Paul Esterle
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Over 60 of Capt'n Pauley's Workshop tips, from the pages of Small Craft Advisor.
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
Boatbuilding in the Back Yard (Full Color Edition) By Tom Schmidt
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The Journal of the Molly B is my personal diary of the building of my dream. The building of a boat is a simple idea but in practice is more like a labor of love, which exceeds all expectations. The... More > task is at times an overwhelming undertaking, which is reminiscent of the insignificance one feels in the middle of that vast and seemingly endless expanse of water, called an ocean, you feel so small and so alone. You at times feel as though it’s an impossible task. Without the knowledge or experience, to solve the many problems that arise as you proceed along your course toward the completion of your vessel, you are constantly reminded of your shortcomings. I can assure you, it is not an impossible task! It took me 12 years but the Molly B is finally in the water and fulfilling our dream of living on the water. It's well worth the time and effort but you'll never finish it if you don't get started, you just have to take that first step and go for it.< Less
Cruising in a Big Way By Richard Cook
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Have you ever seen a National Geographic article or television program on the whales, salmon, bears, or glaciers of the Pacific Northwest, and dreamed of seeing the beautiful coast of British... More > Columbia and Alaska for yourself? How about up close and personal, in your very own boat? In this book, we’ll describe how you could make that dream a reality, in a small (trailerable) boat.< Less
Cruising in a Big Way By Richard Cook
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Have you ever seen a National Geographic article or television program on the whales, salmon, bears, or glaciers of the Pacific Northwest, and dreamed of seeing the beautiful coast of British... More > Columbia and Alaska for yourself? How about up close and personal, in your very own boat? In this book, we’ll describe how you could make that dream a reality, in a small (trailerable) boat.< Less
The Sailor By J.C. Snaith
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Henry is as a small boy crouched in desperate terror against the wall of a blind alley, while his drunken and terrible old aunt stands over him with a heavy lash in her hand, taunting the child... More > before she strikes him. After escaping, he will experience an extraordinary life and will become a mariner.< Less
The Veils of Isis By Frank Harris
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The Veils of Isis is a collection of eleven short stories. The Veils of Isis is a fantasy that takes place in ancient Egypt and centers on one young priest's devotion to the ancient goddess. Several... More > stories deal candidly (for the day) with sexual themes from The Yellow Ticket (prostitution in Moscow) to A Miracle and No Wonder which is little more than a very long and protracted dirty joke. A Daughter of Eve and Within the Shadow are in this reviewer's opinion, the most powerful of the collection, the former dealing with tensions aboard a small boat between a woman and the rest of the male crew and the latter which deals tells the tale of forbidden love between a westerner and the young wife of a Chinese mandarin.< Less

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