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Sailing Boats From Around The World

Author : Henry Coleman Folkard
ISBN : 9780486311340
Genre : Transportation
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Comprehensive, profusely illustrated book documents early-20th-century sailing: boat types around the world, racing boats, odd and experimental vessels, more. Over 380 illustrations and photographs. Indexes. Bibliography.

Sailing Around The World

Author : Guy Bernardin
ISBN : 1574091484
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 90. 47 MB
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French writer and sailor Guy Bernardin has completed in the OSTAR and the BOC Challenge races.

The Adventures Of The Circumnavigators In Their Small Sailing Boats

Author : David Loscalzo
ISBN : 9783739239569
Genre : Fiction
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Within a few miles of my home in suburban Portland, Oregon, there are perhaps two dozen small ships all sailing vessels of thirty to forty feet in length in various stages of construction, with the ultimate purpose of carrying their owners and builders on world voyages. The shipyards are old barns, backyards, temporary sheds of wood framing and plastic sheeting. Even at the small moorage on Multnomah Channel where I keep my sloop, there are four such vessels being built in a corner of the parking lot, and there is a waiting list for the space. I am sure that similar activity can be found at every seaport of every maritime country in the Free World where the political, social, and economic status is sophisticated enough to stimulate the natural human urge to escape to a more simple life, or to indulge one's curiosity and restlessness by travel to faraway places. And for every ship abuilding there are perhaps a thousand or more secret dreamers (many of whom live hundreds of miles from the nearest salt water) who spend their leisure hours marking ads in the classified sections of metropolitan newspapers and boating periodicals, or prowling the marinas, yacht clubs, and small boat harbors searching for a ship in which to make their escape at a price within their dreams. Most of them, of course, will never get beyond the ad-marking stage; or if they do, most of their ardor will have been dissipated by the actual physical activity and the reality of inquiry. There is nothing new or unusual about this. Civilized man has endeavoured to escape to sea at least since the time of the Minoans, circa 1500 B.C. Daydreams like this are what help many over the small daily crises, the frustrations of the job, and that state of mental rebellion that Henry David Thoreau was trying to define when he wrote that most men lead lives of quiet desperation. Some of these owners, builders, and searchers have announced their intentions in advance, and are already savoring the heady stimulation of publicity and small notoriety which they hope to earn later. Others hold it as a secret ambition and will not talk about it, or if they do, they are vague about future ports of call and even departure dates. A few are building only what they refer to as "retirement boats," for which they have no conscious plans other than living aboard when the ship is finished and launched. These are the cagey ones. This book is about the adventures of some of these circumnavigators.

Bey O Nd Horizons

Author : Ashok Kumar Singh (Military officer)
ISBN : 8129130068
Genre : Art
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On title page "O" appears as an illustration of a physically handicapped logo.

Used Boat Notebook

Author : John Kretschmer
ISBN : 1574091506
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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John Kretschmer is a professional delivery skipper with over 200,000 bluewater miles.

Sailing My Dream

Author : Dick Allan
ISBN : 0953329119
Genre : Sailing, Single-handed
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Dick Allan sailed his small boat Greylag on a 28,000-mile voyage ar ound the world. Many dream of making such a journey, but few ever find the resolve and time to sail their dream. This book is for the determined and the dreamers alike. Those planning their journey of a lifetime should find inspiration in this story.

The Rough Guide To First Time Around The World

Author : Rough Guides
ISBN : 9780241258279
Genre : Travel
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Whether you're heading off on a gap year or taking a sabbatical, the new full-colour The Rough Guide to First-Time Around the World will be indispensable when planning your trip. From the big things (entry requirements, round-the-world tickets) to the very smallest (how many pairs of socks you'll need), this guide has you covered. Beyond the inspirational section on how to enrich your trip, it includes maps, regional profiles, an FAQ section, a directory and plenty of practical, budget-conscious tips. The Rough Guide to First-Time Around the World also contains a well-researched selection of the best the internet has to offer independent travellers, from using your phone abroad to the best services available through the new sharing economy, plus information on staying safe on the road and how to pick volunteer programmes wisely. Planning your first trip around the world can be daunting for even veteran travellers, but the Rough Guides author leads you through the process with experience, insight and humour, showing you how to create your own journey - not just how to tick off everything you're "supposed" to see.

Sailing In Paradise

Author : Rod Heikell
ISBN : 9781408109533
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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This comprehensive guide to the world of chartering, compiled by Rod Heikell, shares the breadth of his knowledge and experience, recommending types of charter, best types of boat, as well as essential information about the world's cruising areas. Taking a practical approach, he explains everything prospective charterers need to know before setting sail: visas required, healthcare, money, and what to expect from foreign harbours and anchorages. At the heart of the book is a country by country round-up of charter areas around the world with pros and cons, best times to go, wind and sea conditions, harbours and anchorages, eating out, safety, documentation requirements and getting there. Each area is illustrated with a map and colour photos. This unique guide is a must-have reference for charterers the world over, and a mouth-watering appetiser for those dreaming about where they would like to sail in the future.

The Best Used Boat Notebook

Author : John Kretschmer
ISBN : 1574092340
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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'The Best Used Boat Notebook' covers a fascinating spectrum of boats. Thoroughly researched reviews include owner insights, a guide to common problems and suggestions on where to find parts, advice and support.

Around The World In A Cement Boat

Author : Cheryl Trzasko
ISBN : 9781475975598
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Cheryl's Dad had a crazy plan. He wanted to build a cement boat and take the entire family, including a newborn, on a voyage around the world. They would leave their home on the eastern coast of Australia, sail to India, around Africa, and over to the United States where they spend a few months visiting relatives before returning through the Panama Canal to their home. But the crew, a lousy engine, foul weather, and other perils of the sea jeopardize the voyage. Will they survive a cyclone at sea? Or an oncoming oil tanker? Will Pierre-Paul, the bully of the crew, destroy everything on board? How will Cheryl go to school? Will they have enough food and water? Can they avoid pirates? Will they make it back to Australia/P? PExperience the adventure as they explore a deserted island, escape a harbor at midnight, resort to eating peanut butter and onion sandwiches, and much more. "Around the World in a Cement Boat" is a true story of adventure on the high seas told by one who lived the adventure.

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