Books tagged: circumnavigation

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World Voyagers
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 77,890. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2008. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
(5.00)
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.
Pressure Falling - Short Stories of Stormy Seas
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,250. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and sailing, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ocean life
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
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 48,580. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2012. Categories: 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.
Around the World in 80 Years: The Oldest Man to Sail Alone around the World - Twice!
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 82,960. Language: American English. Published: April 17, 2013 by Rambling Star Publishing. Categories: 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
Price: Free! Words: 88,710. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures
(5.00)
Mutiny, murder and mayhem on the first circumnavigation of the world. With the 500th anniversary of Ferdinand Magellan's great voyage coming up, this is a chance to see what it was really like. The dangers were not just from storm and tempest, risk of the unknown and mutinous crew but, even more insidious, the machinations of corrupt priests back home.
At Drake's Command: The Adventures of Peregrine James During the Second Circumnavigation of the World
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 113,500. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Renaissance, Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures
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
Series: Solo Travel Chronicles, Book 2. Price: $6.45 USD. Words: 98,060. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Cruises, Nonfiction » Reference » Personal & Practical Guides
'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
Price: Free! Words: 3,040. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures, Fiction » Historical » Renaissance
(3.00)
"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.
The Execution of Thomas Doughty by Francis Drake
Price: Free! Words: 2,730. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
An essay on the execution of Thomas Doughty by Francis Drake during the second circumnavigation of the world.
Searching for the Golden Hinde
Price: Free! Words: 3,500. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
An essay on the famous galleon commanded by Francis Drake during the second circumnavigation of the world.