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12-28-2012 02:16 PM
jimrafford
Re: Books by Sailors

Gave my wife "a sail by two idiots" for xmas. She loves it
Jim
12-27-2012 05:21 PM
flyingwelshman
Re: Books by Sailors

I haven't quite finished writing this one yet. It will be a thriller in the Dan Brown vein. The book will tell the story of Santiago, a sailor in the Mediterranean Sea. Santiago inadvertently harpoons a nun and is drawn into the intrigue of the Catholic Church.



I am no stranger to controversy. my previous work drew the ire of geologists and the Jane Goodall Society. My futuristic epic, Tar Sands of The Apes, was based on the premise of an intelligent simian culture and their search for an alternative fuel source.

I'll let you know when I'm published so you can pick up a copy.
Or - wait til I've sold the film rights. (Are you listening Tom Hanks)?
12-27-2012 02:49 PM
Slayer
Re: Books by Sailors

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Originally Posted by priscilla View Post
New Book: "France to France-Leave Antarctica to Starboard" by Rich Wilson....The Vandee Globe around the world race.

Just finished my autographed copy last night. Good read. You can probably find it at one of his websites: Welcome to sitesALIVE! or Race France to France


This spring while sailing from Bermuda I read: A Voyage of Madmen, by Peter Nichols. The first solo, non-stop race around the world. The London Times Golden Globe Race. This was a GREAT book.
12-27-2012 12:33 PM
LarryandSusanMacDonald
Re: Books by Sailors

Hi, Livia,
Love your tag - "Vagabond in Training."

No, I didn't necessarily mean self-published, but mostly Books by Cruising Sailors who aren't already famous (at least in the sailing community) and who could use a little push on their books to help them continue to afford to be a Vagabond. Lin and Larry Pardey are already well established, and I have a links to their books on Frugal Mariner's 'Books for Boaters'

But I hadn't heard of Janna Esarey - I'll have to get a copy - intriguing title. I'll include that one.
12-26-2012 09:03 PM
Livia
Re: Books by Sailors

Wow, sailnet changed my links into big dramatic images. interesting.
12-26-2012 08:59 PM
Livia
Re: Books by Sailors

Perhaps you meant self-published books but you said sailing books by sailors so two excellent books are:

The Motion of the Ocean: 1 Small Boat, 2 Average Lovers, and a Woman's Search for the Meaning of Wife: Janna Cawrse Esarey: 9781416589082: Amazon.com: Books The Motion of the Ocean: 1 Small Boat, 2 Average Lovers, and a Woman's Search for the Meaning of Wife: Janna Cawrse Esarey: 9781416589082: Amazon.com: Books



Cruising in Seraffyn (25th Anniversary Edition): Lin Pardey, Larry Pardey: 9781929214044: Amazon.com: Books Cruising in Seraffyn (25th Anniversary Edition): Lin Pardey, Larry Pardey: 9781929214044: Amazon.com: Books


12-23-2012 02:36 PM
Copter808
Re: Books by Sailors

How about "Days of Deja vu" by Jonathan Reid. Certainly not new, but a great read. Available through Amazon as an e-Book.
12-23-2012 09:40 AM
LarryandSusanMacDonald
Re: Books by Sailors

Thanks, Priscilla. Where can it be purchased?
12-22-2012 03:02 PM
priscilla
Re: Books by Sailors

New Book: "France to France-Leave Antarctica to Starboard" by Rich Wilson....The Vandee Globe around the world race.
12-22-2012 02:43 PM
LarryandSusanMacDonald
Re: Books by Sailors

In five days, 3 is all you guys and gals can come up with?

Consider this a formal chastisement if you have as chance to plug a fellow sailor's book and don't.
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