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The days of a boater’s life

Here are two items to help the boater keep track of time

Start the new year with “The Nauti-Benders Page-A-Day Boater’s Calendar” ($13.99, Penchant Publishing, 2009).



Sea Kindly

The meaning of sailing at sea

For those who have dreamed about a life on the sea or just wanted to learn more about the famous Maine Windjammers and their crew, the DVD “Sea Kindly” ($19.95, The Dolphin’s Eye, LLC, 2009) gives would-be sailors advice on how to live a more meaningful life.



The Sea: An Anthology of Maritime Photography Since 1843

How does one encapsulate something as vast and amorphous as the ocean? One photo at a time.



Navigation Through the Ages

Compass through the ocean of time

Boaters can turn on their GPS these days and find out exactly where they are.



Red Water Blue Water Salt Water: a Novel about Sailing Away as A Family

Sailing as family time - There are those who worry that once they have a family, their dreams of cruising go out the window.

Not so for Todd Scantlebury. In the non-fiction book “Red Water Blue Water Salt Water: a Novel about Sailing Away as A Family” ($20.99, BookSurge Publishers, 2008) Scantlebury tells the tale of taking his wife and 6- and 9-year-old daughters through the Caribbean on a Catana 40 catamaran, sailing 7,000 miles in 2-1/2 years in the late 1990s.



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