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Sailor for the Wild

Sailor for the Wild

“As one of Maine’s pioneers for the land trust movement, Ben Emory’s historical perspective in Sailor for the Wild is both enlightening and entertaining . . . An admirable accomplishment and nicely written.”
—Anthony Irving, Preservation Chair, Lyme (CT) Land Conservation Trust and ocean sailor

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The Art and Science of Sails

The Art and Science of Sails

“A fascinating look at the science and history that has led us to today's highly technical world of sailmaking. The book does a wonderful job of explaining the physics behind both trimming of sails and state-of-the-art sailmaking.” – Bora Gulari, two-time Moth World Champion and U.S. Sailing Rolex Yachtsman of the Year.

“Tom Whidden and Michael Levitt’s book is a clear, reliable guide to getting the most out of your sails, an essential component to good seamanship whether you’re cruising or racing.” —John Rousmaniere, author, The Annapolis Book of Seamanship.

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Bonding With Nature

Bonding With Nature

“clear and authoritative . . . the scope is impressive, encompassing flora and fauna . . . recreation in protected areas, and stories of those who found creative ways of interacting with nature during challenging times.”
—Senator George J. Mitchell, recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom, former Senate Majority Leader, and Chairman of the Senate Committee on the Environment

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Corinthian Resolve: The Story of the Marion-Bermuda Race

Corinthian Resolve: The Story of the Marion-Bermuda Race

“A fine, often surprising sea story of men and women who share a distinctively contrarian understanding of what sailing really should be.”
—John Rousmaniere, author of Fastnet Force 10

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Dick Carter Yacht Designer


Dick Carter Yacht Designer

Dick Carter, the enfant terrible of ocean racing the in 1960s and 1970s suddenly disappeared from sailboat racing in 1975. Many of his colleagues thought he had died. Dick Carter has now reemerged with the definitive autobiography of sailboat racing in that period, one of the most productive and innovative eras. See Dick Carter Yacht Designer website.

The Sea is Not Full: Ocean Sailing Revelations & Misadventures

The Sea is Not Full: Ocean Sailing Revelations & Misadventures

"Charles Doane understands the emotions that drive people to go voyaging in small boats. His prose sings . . . "
—Lin Pardey, author of numerous books on cruising.

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