Books tagged: circumnavigation

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World Voyagers
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 77,890. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2008. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Indie and IPPY Award Winner 2008! The e-book version of “World Voyagers” brings all of the adventures of Phil, Amy and Stew to small hand-held devices. Embark on a hunt for crocodiles, while waiting for the dentist. Frolic naked in a Polynesian ceremonial mare, while waiting in line at the post office. Read, eat and weep as you learn about love, loss and goats head soup.
Magellan, the journey beyond the end of the earth
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,020. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
This is a true story, an adventure in the real sense of the word, it is not a fiction. This is the story of the first circumnavigation of the Globe, a three years long journey through the unknown. A brief essay that shows the outstanding facts without loosing the attractions. It is thought for a teenager reader and students.
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.
Caroline
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 48,580. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures
Logan Roberts risks everything to sail his ketch, Caroline, in a single-handed, round the world race. Along the way, he encounters danger and death, loyalty and betrayal, love and life on a voyage of spiritual awakening and self-discovery.
The Adventures of Lucky Mike - All at Sea (Book Three)
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 86,040. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Without a penny in his pocket, Lucky set out at the age of twenty to build a yacht and sail around the world. Two years later, he made the money, built the yacht and sailed away to begin the voyage of a lifetime! From a five-year circumnavigation, to exciting tales on some of the largest and fastest yachts afloat, Lucky offers a unique insight into living life as a free spirit upon the ocean.
Around the World in 80 Years: The Oldest Man to Sail Alone around the World - Twice!
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 82,960. Language: American English. Published: April 17, 2013 by Rambling Star Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
At the advanced ages of 78 and 89, Harry L. Heckel, Jr., fulfilled a dream: he sailed alone around the world, not once, but twice! This Old Man of the Sea goes global, describing with a dry wit and a keen eye, the 54 countries and islands he visited, plus the sail to get there. An inspiring tale that proves that age is no deterrent to fulfilling your dream!
A Singular Captain
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Price: Free! Words: 87,860. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2013. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures
THE GREATEST SAILOR OF ALL! There is only one first circumnavigation of the world, and it's a horror.
At Drake's Command: The Adventures of Peregrine James During the Second Circumnavigation of the World
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 113,500. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Renaissance
It was as fine a day to be whipped as any he'd ever seen but the good weather didn't make Peregrine James any happier with the situation he was in. Unfairly convicted of a crime he had not committed, the young cook was strung from the whipping post on the Plymouth quayside when he caught the eye of the charismatic sea captain Francis Drake, who agreed to accept Perry among his crew.
Views from a Cruise ~ Solo around the World
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Series: Solo Travel Chronicles, Book 2. Price: $6.45 USD. Words: 98,060. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Cruises
'Views from a Cruise' traces a former teacher's voyage around the world on a P&O cruise liner. Travelling solo, with a keen desire to cross the great oceans and see the world, she experiences and describes in a day-by-day account the many highs and occasional lows, the joys and challenges of a cruise extending over 99 days, 3 oceans, 2 canals and 38 ports in 25 countries.
The Mermaids of the Darian Coast
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Price: Free! Words: 3,040. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures
"The Mermaids of the Darian Coast" is a short story that takes place during the 1577-1580 circumnavigation of the world by Francis Drake. It is a companion piece to the author's critically acclaimed novel, At Drake's Command.