Island Novels

A Year in a Yawl

A Year in a Yawl

Not long after Joshua Slocum completed his historic circumnavigation, four young men from Michigan set out on another adventure which had never been done before: the Great Circle Route of the Eastern U.S. They built a boat, traveled down the Mississippi, around Florida, up the Eastern Seaboard, and back through the Erie Canal, and home to the Great Lakes. Their youthful enthusiasm and resourcefulness make this classic true story of a century ago a powerful influence on youngsters today. A great adventure tale for sailors and non-sailors of all ages.

$5.00

The Virgins' Treasure Isle

This book is about pirates, Norman Island, buried treasure and The Treasure Caves. It is a fascinating story of pirates against colonial masters when European nations were battling for supremacy of Caribbean islands and omnipotent Spain was robbing gold and jewels from American indians in the name of Catholicism. There is compelling evidence that Norman Island is the island of Robert Louis Stevenson's "Treasure Island."

$10.95

$8.21

SAIL

THE SIZZLING #1 BESTSELLER #1 New York Times #1 Chicago Tribune #1 Washington Post #1 Wall Street Journal #1 USA Today #1 Newsday America's #1 bestselling thriller writer, James Patterson presents his most suspenseful, explosive tale ever. Only an hour out of port, the Dunne family's summer getaway to paradise is already turning into the trip from hell. The three children are miserable-and not shy about showing it. Katherine Dunne had hoped this vacation would bring back the togetherness they'd lost when her husband died four years earlier.

$9.99
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The Sailing Life

Bob Bitchin has a unique perspective from which to describe The Sailing Life. As founder and editor of the highly successful magazine Latitudes & Attitudes, he surveys and comments on the good and the bad, the funny and the sad, the practical and the theoretical of the sailing scene.

$17.95
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Seadogs, Clowns & Gypsies

A classic storyteller conveys the emotion and mystery of sea voyaging. Cap'n Fatty will make you laugh, cry and touch your heart with his light-hearted yarns of the sea and sailing taken from his personal experiences.

$7.95
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Pirates of the Caribbean/Mavericks in Paradise

The first book is full of swashbuckling stories about Caribbean rascals, renegades, adventurers and sailors.

$11.95
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Margarita Cat

From the author: This book stitches up short stories from forty years of logs and letters written on my sailboats from four continents: stories that sketch people who went walkabout on their boats, people who conspired to violate society's civil right to defraud them, and who often succeeded. New lights or last embers, they form a confederacy of heroes whom the Greeks would love. Margarita Cats do for certain.

$14.95

Home is Where the Boat is

The author, who lives in the Virgin Islands, writes for sailors and laymen alike, about the day-to-day existence of the "yachties" who wander the oceans of the world as a way of life.

$14.95
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Life in the Left Lane

Told with humor and obvious affection, the author's insightful observations are enlightening reading for anyone curious about living in the Caribbean. It is an honest report about the highs and lows of expatriate life in an island paradise.

$14.95
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The Blue Bottle

This Caribbean adventure mystery follows Courtney (of the Adventures of Fraser the Yellow Dog series), her dogs Fraser and Maggie and her parents to a small island in the British Virgin Islands. Another girl, Natalie, from South Florida answers an ad to sail down to the Caribbean with Jeff and John for fun and to administer medicine to the inhabitants of various small islands. Jeff and John leave one sunny day for their medical mission and never return, leaving Natalie stranded and afraid of what might have happened to them.

$16.95
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