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  • The Edge of the World

    Next Stop Cape Horn

    by Coral Waight ...
    Book 1 - Planning to the Nth
    In 2006, Coral Waight set out in her little hatchback to begin the first of four road trips around the island of Tasmania, south of where she lives in Melbourne, Australia.She planned to the nth degree, but nothing could have prepared her for getting stuck on the side of a mountain in the dark, her petrol tank on empty. Nothing prepared her for being on her own in a caravan park in the middle of a ... Read more

    $4.55 USD

  • The Last Time Around Cape Horn

    The Historic 1949 Voyage of the Windjammer Pamir

    In 1949, a young Dartmouth student named William Stark left his study-abroad program in Zurich for a berth as an Ordinary Seaman on a Finnish windjammer that would carry 60,000 sacks of barley 12,000 miles in 128 days from Australia to Europe, around Cape Horn. This is Stark's engrossing memoir of the end of a long tradition of young men going to sea in the Great Age of Sail, and the final ... Read more

    $10.99 USD

  • Round Cape Horn

    Voyage of the Passenger-Ship James W. Paige, from Maine to California in the Year 1852

    by J. Lamson ...
    "Round Cape Horn" by J. Lamson. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten−or yet undiscovered gems−of world literature, we issue the books that need to be read. Each Good Press edition has been meticulously edited and formatted to boost readability for all e-readers and ... Read more

    $1.99 USD

  • Rounding the Horn

    Being The Story Of Williwaws And Windjammers, Drake, Darwin, Murdered Missionaries And Naked Natives -- a Deck's-eye View Of Cape Horn

    by Dallas Murphy ...
    For as far back as he can remember, Dallas Murphy has been sea-struck. Since he began to read, "besotted by salt-water dreams and nautical language," he studied the lore surrounding a place of mythic proportions: the ever-alluring Cape Horn. And after years of dreaming -- and sailing -- he finally made his voyage there. In this lively, thrilling blend of history, geography, and modern-day ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • The Gold Diggings of Cape Horn: A Study of Life in Tierra del Fuego and Patagonia

    "The Gold Diggings of Cape Horn: A Study of Life in Tierra del Fuego and Patagonia" by John Randolph Spears. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten−or yet undiscovered gems−of world literature, we issue the books that need to be read. Each Good Press edition has been ... Read more

    $1.99 USD

  • Astronauts of Cape Horn

    by the time twelve men went to the moon, only eleven extraordinary sailors had rounded Cape Horn alone

    by Nicholas Gray ...
    In 1969, the first two men landed on the moon. There were five other landings, leading to a total of twelve astronauts standing on the moon. A further six circled above while the world watched.Also in 1969, Sir Robin Knox-Johnston was the first man to sail solo non-stop around the world south of Cape Horn. He was the eighth of only eleven men who rounded the Horn alone before the final moon ... Read more

    $4.99 USD

  • Beyond Cape Horn

    The Atlantic Voyages of Le Dauphin Amical

    by Don Douglass ...
    Beyond Cape Horn: The Atlantic Voyages of Le Dauphin Amical recounts the 1975-1976 voyages of the ketch Le Dauphin Amical east and west across the Atlantic from Patagonia to Cape Town and back through the Panama Canal to Long Beach, California.Beyond Cape Horn is a sequel to Réanne Hemingway-Douglass’s bestseller, Cape Horn: One Man’s Dream, One Woman’s Nightmare. Forty years later, Don Douglass ... Read more

    $3.99 USD

  • Brazil, the River Plate, and the Falkland Islands

    With the Cape Horn route to Australia. Including notices of Lisbon, Madeira, the Canaries, and Cape Verde

    "Brazil, the River Plate, and the Falkland Islands" by William Hadfield. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten−or yet undiscovered gems−of world literature, we issue the books that need to be read. Each Good Press edition has been meticulously edited and formatted ... Read more

    $1.99 USD

  • Over My Head

    Journeys in Leaky Boats from the Strait of Magellan to Cape Horn and Beyond

    a pioneering female geologist explores the topography of South America and the shifting landscape of women in the sciencesA satisfying journey through 1970s sexual politics and the lands of the southernmost part of the Earth. Kirkus Reviews Somewhere near the bottom edge of the earth, a young woman attempts to balance on a slippery rock ledge. With her back pressed against an overhanging cliff ... Read more

    $3.99 USD

  • The Cape Horn Breed

    My Experiences as an Apprentice in Sail in the Full-rigged Ship “British Isles”

    For four years, from 1905 to 1909, William Jones served as a young officer’s apprentice in the British Mercantile Marine on the full-rigged three-masted ship, British Isles, on her voyages around Cape Horn, to the West Coasts of the Americas, and across the Pacific Ocean to Australia. This true, vividly told, highly detailed account of his voyages through some of the world’s most dangerous waters ... Read more

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  • Maine to Cape Horn

    The World's Most Dangerous Voyage

    series Transportation
    Cape Horn conjures up images of wind-whipped waters and desperate mariners in frozen rigging. Long recognized as a maritime touchstone for sailors, it marks the spot where the Pacific and Atlantic Oceans meet in one writhing mass. "Doubling" Cape Horn became the ultimate test, earning a prominent place in Maine maritime history. At the end of South America, it shares longitude 67° west exactly ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • Beyond Cape Horn

    Travels in the Antarctic

    Writer and Antarctic explorer Neider tells of his third trip to the frozen continent, describing the international stations there and the goals they are working toward. Neider also tours the Antarctic landscape, observing the geography and wildlife and evoking it in detail. Devoting scrutiny to the international treaties that protect the continent politically and environmentally, Neider reveals ... Read more

    $13.09 USD