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Cruising Cape Horn and Patagonia
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,070. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Cape Horn has long been a place of adventure, history and fear. Almost every ocean sailor has had a dream of sailing round Cape Horn. It is the ultimate sailing challenge. Join this couple as they take a cruise round Cape Horn on the 70,000 ton cruise ship Splendour of the Seas. Afterwards they returned to spend ten days exploring Patagnia.
Pressure Falling - Short Stories of Stormy Seas
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,250. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and sailing
Are you warm, safe and dry? Good - because the ocean can be a dangerous place and never more so than when the barometric pressure plummets and huge waves start to rise. These five short stories - chilling, funny and scary in turns - will show you just how ugly and dangerous the sea can become. Wrap up warm and safe when you read this book, because the raw power of storms comes roaring to life.
The Tonga Book — February 1805 – June 1811
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 181,240. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2011 by Fideli Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » History » World
The remarkable adventures of young William Mariner on a voyage around the world and his long sojourn in the islands of Tonga wherein he gives us a full account of the inhabitants of those islands and the conduct of their lives.
Shipwrecked!
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,200. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Adventure & Adventurers
It's 1740, and a British warship is wrecked on a remote island in Patagonia. But that is only the first of Midshipman Isaac Morris's problems. When mutiny among the crew leads to murder, Isaac must survive starvation, slavery and imprisonment if he wants to see his home again.... Reading age: 8. Interest level: up to age 14. Written and edited for reluctant or struggling readers.
Voyages Through Life: The Story of John Dunlop Allison
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Price: Free! Words: 50,560. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: July 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
The true adventure story of life at sea in the 19th century, of wars and wives, of gold fever and greed, of death and disease, of storms and shipwrecks all over the world. John Dunlop Allison appears to have written his memoirs in 1909, as he approached ‘the allotted life of man, three score and ten’, which were discovered and transcribed over 100 years later by his great-grandson.