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  1. Book ImageBetween Wind and Water: A Book about the Coast of Maine

    Gerald Warner Brace

    A classic collection of ponderings about maritime living for all lovers of Maine.More

  2. Book ImageBoy on Ice: The Life and Death of Derek Boogaard

    John Branch

    “Shows us, in tender detail, a life consumed by our unholy appetites.”—Steve Almond, New York Times Book ReviewMore

  3. Book ImageThe Last Cowboys: A Pioneer Family in the New West

    John Branch

    An NPR Book of the YearA gripping portrait of one family’s gamble that rodeo and ranching are the future of the West—and not just its past.More

  4. Book ImageThis Road I Ride: Sometimes It Takes Losing Everything to Find Yourself

    Juliana Buhring

    This Road I Ride is the remarkable story of one woman’s solo journey around the world by bicycle.More

  5. Book ImagePaddling Cape Cod: A Coastal Explorer's Guide

    Shirley Bull, Fred Bull, Nancy Church, Et Al.

    The region's first paddling guide explores the rivers, marshes, ponds and shoreline of Cape Cod.More

  6. Book ImageFishing Vermont's Streams and Lakes: A Guide to the Green Mountain State's Best Trout and Bass Waters

    Peter F. Cammann

    "Peter Cammann has spent endless hours researching all of Vermont's waters. This book, chapter after chapter, proves it and presents many untapped fishing opportunities." —Jerry McKinnis, host and producer, "The Fishin' Hole"More

  7. Book ImageUltralight Spin-Fishing: A Practical Guide for Freshwater and Saltwater Anglers

    Peter F. Cammann

    Ultralight spin-fishing provides much the same challenge and excitement as fly-fishing--with a mere fraction of the investment in equipment. More accurate casts, more strikes, and a better feel for what's happening at the end of the line are just some of the benefits of this popular angling method.More

  8. Book ImageGood Fishing in the Catskills: A Complete Angler's Guide

    Jim Capossela

    Third Edition

    A revised and updated guide to a classic fly fishing destination.More

  9. Book ImageDragged Aboard: A Cruising Guide for a Reluctant Mate

    Don Casey

    Don Casey carefully, cheerfully explains what life afloat is all about, from the mundane to the magical.More

  10. Book ImageA Trailside Guide: Cross-Country Skiing

    Brian Cazeneuve

    The wonder of cross-country skiing is that it lets you travel over deep snow almost effortlessly, opening up a world of winter possibilities.More

  11. Book ImagePrecision Cruising

    Arthur F. Chace

    This book for the cruising sailor is dedicated to the proposition that cruising with precision, skill, planning, safety, and efficiency is cruising with the maximum of pleasure.More

  12. Book ImageYacht Designing and Planning

    Howard I. Chapelle, Jon Wilson

    This most favored book on the subject includes discussions of contemporary design and materials as they influence the yacht designer's work.More

  13. Book ImageAmerican Small Sailing Craft: Their Design, Development and Construction

    Howard I. Chapelle

    From the author of Yacht Designing and Planning and Boatbuilding: the definitive history and survey of the great classic American small sailing craft.More

  14. Book ImageBoatbuilding: A Complete Handbook of Wooden Boat Construction

    Howard I. Chapelle

    Boatbuilding is a practical handbook and boatshop assistant, designed and written to meet the needs of the builder, covering the complete process of wooden boat construction.More

  15. Book ImageIntroduction to Nautical Science

    Carl Chase

    Here are the basics: the physics of sailing, the theory of sail, ship handling under sail and power, the diesel engine, electrics and electronic. Here is an introduction to navigation—piloting, celestial, and electronic, the Nautical Almanac, the sextant, plotting, and a marvelous section called "Ten Easy Steps to Success with the Sun." This is an easy-to-understand, readable guide to what is needed to go to sea with confidence.More

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