NATIONAL BESTSELLER • The riveting, tick-tock account of the largest manmade explosion in history prior to the atomic bomb, and the equally astonishing tales of survival and heroism that emerged from the ashes, from acclaimed New York Times bestselling author John U. Bacon
Exploring the frozen Alaskan wilderness; spotting elephants and lions on a Botswana river safari; sailing through the mighty fjords in Scandinavia and New Zealand; island-hopping the Caribbean, rich in colonial plazas and white sand beaches. Cruising has never been more diverse.
The Edmund Fitzgerald, a colossal ore carrier, had been fighting her way through a pounding November storm on Lake Superior. Then the Fitz’s radar went out, and she started to take on water. Despite gale-force winds and thirty-foot seas, there was no reason to think the Fitz wouldn’t find safe harbor at Whitefish Point, Michigan.$18.00ISBN: 9781250183897Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Picador - July 3rd, 2018
"A stunning tale of a little-known figure in history. Robert Smalls' astounding heroism during the Civil War helped convince Lincoln and the country that African Americans were extraordinarily capable of fighting for their freedom.$19.00ISBN: 9780143114253Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Penguin Books - September 30th, 2008
“Masterly.”—Adam Hochschild, The New York Times Book Review$18.99ISBN: 9780786886760Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Hachette Books - July 16th, 2003
New available in paperback, a true-life adventure story with everything: page-turning suspense, remarkable acts of courage, wrenching despair, and a triumphant, life-affirming ending.$16.95ISBN: 9780471696803Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Wiley (TP) - February 1st, 2005
In real life-especially off the Florida coast-things can have fatal consequences. Fatal Treasure is a truly compelling read.
-Aphrodite Jones, New York Times bestselling author of Cruel Sacrifice and All She Wanted$62.95ISBN: 9781557502483Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: US Naval Institute Press - December 7th, 2003
As paper navigational charts are replaced by vector images on computer screens, magnetic compasses enhanced by digital flux gate technology, and chronometers joined by atomic clocks, the demand has been mounting for an extensive update to the classic reference known worldwide as Dutton's.$85.00ISBN: 9780385040259Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Doubleday -
This is the definitive book on knots. Here are approximately 3900 different kinds, from simple hitches to “Marlingspike Seamanship.” Mr. Ashley has included almost everything there is to know about them. Precisely named and classified (some new ones for the first time officially), they can be easily found in the big index.$33.99ISBN: 9780824815820Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: University of Hawaii Press - May 1st, 1994
This new edition includes a discussion of theories about traditional methods of navigation developed during recent decades, the story of the renaissance of star navigation throughout the Pacific, and material about navigation systems in Indonesia, Siberia, and the Indian Ocean.$20.00ISBN: 9780802870100Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company - January 18th, 1989
In this breathtaking chronicle of the most spectacular shipwrecks and survivals on the Great Lakes, William Ratigan re-creates vivid scenes of high courage and screaming panic from which no reader can turn away.