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Black Fish "Sam Llewellyn"
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Black Fish "Sam Llewellyn"
People spend a lot of time nagging me to write a new sea thriller. This is of course very pleasant, and there is indeed one on the go right now. But goodness knows when it will be finished. Meanwhile, BLACK FISH is the most recent. BLACK FISH is the story of a difficult passage in the life of Gavin Chance – yacht broker, ex-policeman and gone-to-seed Olympic hopeful. He is being hunted by his...
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Riptide "Sam Llewellyn"
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Riptide "Sam Llewellyn"
La Rochelle is a lovable town, and a great relief to find at the end of a lumpy voyage across the Bay of Biscay. But behind its beauty is something harder. It was besieged by Cardinal Richelieu during the Huguenot era.. And its fortifications, beautifully intact, still hint at a capacity for violence. Nobody sails like the French – the speed, the style, the pride, the seamanship. And, as Mick...
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Maelstrom "Sam Llewellyn"
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Maelstrom "Sam Llewellyn"
Author: Sam Llewellyn Anti-whaling protester Fred Hope is drawn into a sinister Whale-Hunt with Russian Mafioso and crazed neo-Nazis plotting with stolen art treasures and nuclear warheads. Talk about explosive ingredients to this story. A calming Gin and Tonic goes really will with this starting tale. pp 411 Pages
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The Iron Hotel "Sam Llewellyn"
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The Iron Hotel "Sam Llewellyn"
Several Februaries ago, I read a newspaper story about a rustbucket freighter that had run itself aground on New York’s Coney Island beach, and discharged a swarm of illegal immigrants into the freezing surf. It had taken them three months to travel from the South China Sea. Conditions on board had been bad. But it was hard to find out just how bad, because the immigrants had either vanished...
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Team Spirit
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Team Spirit
Team Spirit is a gripping account of a race on the edge, and a young skipper's determined journey to victory. The Clipper Round the World Yacht Race is the ultimate long distance challenge - a 35,000-mile circumnavigation of the globe, contested by amateur crews in identical racing yachts - and the winners are those who keep their focus the longest. The 2010 winner was 28-year-old Brendan Hall and...
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Ultimate Diving Adventures
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Ultimate Diving Adventures
Aimed at divers both new and experienced, Ultimate Diving Adventures show you some of the best and unique diving experiences from around the world. For the novice, it is an insight into the extraordinary diversity of the oceans and the vast opportunity for adventure and exploration under the sea, while advanced divers will find inspiration for future diving adventures. PB 224pp - Featuring world famous...
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Confessions "Yachtsmen Own up to Their Sailing Sins"
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Confessions "Yachtsmen Own up to Their Sailing Sins"
This pick of the pack from 20 years of the much-loved YM column The Confessional. A light bedside read, designed to fill one with the comforting thought that many other yachtsman are equally as incompetent (or unlucky) as oneself. 2000. PB 96pp
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Worse Things Happen at Sea
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Worse Things Happen at Sea
Worse Things Happen at Sea "Worse Things Happen at Sea is the long-awaited follow-up to Jake Kavanagh's hugely popular Ups and Downs of a Lockkeeper. This time turning his humorous eye to the scrapes people get into when let loose on open water, Jake has us chuckling, blushing and recognising ourselves or fellow crew coming unstuck in the maritime mayhem he highlights with his witty pen and captures...
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Deadliest Catch "Desperate Hours"
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Deadliest Catch "Desperate Hours"
The Deadliest Catch is the hit TV series featuring the harrowing struggles of fishermen on the wild and freezing Bering Sea - it's the perfect storm but for real. This is the only book on the series backed by the Discovery Channel, and it features exclusive photography alongside vivid personal accounts of the fishermen's terrifying real life adventures, with additional stories and background information...
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Do Whales Get The Bends
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Do Whales Get The Bends
Using a question and answer format, this entertaining narrative addresses 101 general interest questions about the sea, sea life, seabirds and man's relationship with the sea. Where does seawater come from? How big can waves get? Why do we get seasick? How do flying fish fly? Why do icebergs float? Inspired by questions raised whilst the author was guest lecturer on cruise ships, this fascinating and...
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Master & Commander
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Master & Commander
The is the first of the now famous Aubrey/Maturin novels - set in the Royal Navy at the time of the Napoleonic wars. They are now regarded by many as the greatest series of historical novels ever written. This book establishes the friendship of Captain Jack Aubrey RN and Stephen Maturin who becomes his ship's surgeon and secret agent. Lots of action and excitement, and faultless contemporary detail...
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Rowing it Alone
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Rowing it Alone
On 7 October 2001, husband-and-wife team Debra and Andrew Veal set off from Tenerife in a rowing boat called Troika Transatlantic. They were the only mixed pair taking part in the Ward Evans Transatlantic Rowing Challenge. After only two weeks, Andrew, a 6" 5" experienced rower, abandoned ship having realised that he was terrified in the open seas. He left Debra, who was enjoying herself immensely,...
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Sally's Odd at Sea
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Sally's Odd at Sea
Sally's Odd at Sea
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Walking on Water
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Walking on Water
On 5 September 1984, eighteen-year-old Geoff Holt dived into an idyllic tropical sea and his life changed forever. A broken neck cut short a promising career as a yachtsman and left him paralysed, with his horizons reduced to an uncertain future in a wheelchair. On 5 September 2007, after a journey of 109 days and 1,445 miles, Geoff Holt crossed the finish line and reached the summit of his Personal...
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Waterways Past & Present
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Waterways Past & Present
Discover the stunning waterways of Britain in this unique photograhic 1st Edition record of the magnificent and varied waterways heritage. The book covers 40 transitional years which follows Britains Inland waterways transformation from a thriving commerical transport system to the varied and beautiful cruising network it is today. hb 158 pages
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