Books tagged: circumnavigation

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Великий капитан
Price: Free! Words: 2,330. Language: Russian. Published: July 19, 2016 by Boris Seaweed. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures, Fiction » Historical » Medieval
Приближается 500-летний юбилей кругосветной экспедиции Фернана Магеллана. Автор предоставляет читателям возможность оценить величие и рискованность этого предприятия. Перед нами развертываются драматические события, но они не могут сломить волю великого капитана. Повествование построено на дневнике секретаря Магеллана, Антонио Пигафетты. Данная публикация является переводом гл.2 книги Джона Ригана
Under The Endless Sky. A Thousand Days Of Sea, Adventure, And Freedom: Around The World On A Sailboat.
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 88,720. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing, Nonfiction » Travel » Cruises
A true story that reads like a novel. A man and a woman leave a normal lifestyle of home and office, similar to that of millions of others, and set off to sail around the world. They uncover distant lands, forgotten archipelagos, emotions, fears, and incredible landing places. Large and small adventures, compellingly told in simple language that will captivate right up to the final page.
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.
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.
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
"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.
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.
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.
A Singular Captain
Price: Free! Words: 88,390. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures
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.
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!
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.