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- St. Martin's Press 2010; US$ 8.99
If you're one of the more than five million people who will go on a cruise vacation this year, you may be wondering how to choose between the many cruise lines, ships, and destinations that are available. You may be looking for a cruise geared towards adults, one where both you and the grandkids can have fun, or a cruise on which singles are catered... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2006; US$ 22.95
WINNER OF THE NATIONAL OUTDOOR BOOK AWARD FOR LITERATURE Sail to the ends of the earth and back again without leaving your favorite reading chair When Beth Leonard and her partner, Evans Starzinger, returned from a three-year, 35,000 mile circumnavigation, they thought they were done with offshore voyaging. But neither realized how irrevocably... more...
- F+W Media 2005; US$ 14.95
Are you exhausted just from thinking about planning your next family vacation? Does your spouse seek adventure while you just want to relax? Does your teenager sleep until noon and then nap by the pool while your toddler is and running up at the crack of dawn? Is it impossible to choose a restaurant that will satisfy everyone in your family? Then book... more...
- Chicago Review Press 2003; US$ 11.95
Children are fascinated with sailing ships, lighthouses, whaling, shipwrecks, and mutinies, and these 50-plus activities will provide them with a boatful of fun. This activity guide shows kids what life was like for the greenhands, old salts, and captains on the high seas during the great age of sail in the 19th century: aboard square-riggers, clippers,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 59.95
A one-of-a-kind analysis of ocean cruising! In Ocean Travel and Cruising: A Cultural Analysis, noted author Arthur Asa Berger turns his critical eye to the phenomenon of ocean cruising. This academically solid yet reader-friendly book brings a multidisciplinary cultural studies approach to the subject, examining ocean cruising from economic, semiotic,... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2013; US$ 21.99
The Pacific of the early eighteenth century was not a single ocean but a vast and varied waterscape, a place of baffling complexity, with 25,000 islands and seemingly endless continental shorelines. But with the voyages of Captain James Cook, global attention turned to the Pacific, and European and American dreams of scientific exploration, trade,... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing, Inc. 2013; US$ 14.95
Not since the fantastic story of the Kon-Tiki expedition has there appeared such as exciting saga of a primitive raft expedition across the Pacific for scientific investigation. From Raft to Raft tells the incredible, suspenseful drama of the dangerous voyage led by Eric de Bisschop from Tahiti to Chile and back to Polynesia?a foray twice as long... more...
- Fremantle Press 2013; US$ 12.99
In this warm, lively, salty account of living on and by the sea, Drummond writes of fishing and feuds, of life as an apprentice fisherwoman, and of all the fish that got away. Salt Story pays homage to sea-dogs, fisherwomen, oystermen and storytellers everywhere. Praise for the Book Too few writers capture the essence of now: the flavour, smell,... more...
- HarperCollins 2010; US$ 11.99
On January 2, 1678, a fleet of French ships sank off the Venezuelan coast. This proved disastrous for French naval power in the region, and sparked the rise of a golden age of piracy. Tracing the lives of fabled pirates like the Chevalier de Grammont, Nikolaas Van Hoorn, Thomas Paine, and Jean Comte d'Estrées, The Lost Fleet portrays a dark age,... more...
- Ebury Publishing 2010; US$ 13.09
Along our shores, towering cliffs from the age of the dinosaurs rise beside wide estuaries teeming with wildlife, while Victorian ports share waterfronts with imposing fortifications. And the people who have lived, worked and played on this spectacular coast - from Stone Age fishermen to seafarers, chart-makers and surfers - have an incredible... more...