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Book - Sail the Farm

I'm sure that at least some of you here have read this book, but if not, here it is in PDF format. It is a great read! I downloaded it from another forum that I am a member of. Even though it seems to be released for download, I am going to send the author some money to pay for it.

I have it on one of my office servers. Be patient, as my bandwidth can be limiting at times. Tell me what you think!

http://captaintom.coolblogsite.org/d...s/sailfarm.pdf

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I've only read a bit so far but it seems quite interesting. Looking forward to finding the time to read more. Thanks for posting.

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Thank you so much for posting this! We borrowed the book form a fellow cruiser and were wondering how we would get a copy to keep... Perfect timing!!


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I got an "Access Forbidden" error. Tried FTP also but anonymous login not enabled.

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Yea, I had to take it down for a bit because of the bandwidth thing. It's back up now.

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Another book along these lines that I just picked up from Amazon, is "Sea Steading". I haven't read it yet but it did receive some glowing reviews.

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I'm sure that at least some of you here have read this book, but if not, here it is in PDF format. It is a great read! I downloaded it from another forum that I am a member of. Even though it seems to be released for download, I am going to send the author some money to pay for it.

I have it on one of my office servers. Be patient, as my bandwidth can be limiting at times. Tell me what you think!






Hi,
I joined this site to get a copy of "Sailing The Farm" for a friend; you came up in my searches for it.

I bought the book, and have a copy at home; but, I'm trying to help inspire a friend who is considering a house boat trip down the Mississippi River... I spent a couple years travelling down the Miss. and around the East Coast in a canoe, and found the book to be very helpful!

I found it online about two weeks ago in PDF, and I thought I saved it, but I can't find it now; I've been looking in my computer, and online for about 4 hours this morning. I've downloaded it from a few places, but, haven't been able to see it. I tried the link you posted, but couldn't access it.

Could you please help me get a link, or an e-copy of "Sailing The Farm" for my friend? She's not likely to join a site, or download anything; if it's not easy for her to see it, she probably never will. She's an online friend; I have her e-mail address, but not her home address, or I'd just buy her a copy, and have it shipped to her.

Thank you very much for your time.

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I too would really like a copy of this book. It sounds incredible.
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I too would really like a copy of this book. It sounds incredible.




I was able to find paperbacks for sale, between $200, and $30; and, you might be able to find if for less if you look.

It's a good enough book, it's worth every penny of $30.

If you live on a boat.. you should find ways for the book to pay for it's self... many times over.

Like I wrote.. I only know the lady's e-mail address, or, I'd buy her the book, and have them ship it to her; I'd buy a paper back copy today, if I didn't have one already.



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Try Google: sailfarm.pdf

I found several places to download.
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