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The Greatest Sailing Stories Ever Told: Twenty-Seven Unforgettable Stories
For thousands of years, man has sailed into battle, sailed for rumored wealth, and sailed for pure adventure. And for nearly as long, stories about the sea have entertained, intrigued, and inspired re…
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“I live in the sunlight of friends and the shadows of glaciers.”
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This complete version of Dear Bob and Sue chronicles the journey of Matt and Karen Smith, who took a mid-career break to travel to all 58 U.S. National Parks. Written as a series of emails to their fr…
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One Hand for Yourself, One for the Ship: The Essentials of Single-Handed Sailing
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They were an astonishing group: glamorous, gutsy, and irreverent to the bone. As cub reporters in the 1920s, they roamed across a war-ravaged world, sometimes perched atop mules on wooden saddles, som…
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