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Maritime Books on The Point

This morning, to help celebrate Cape Cod Maritime Days, Mindy, Melanie & I talked about maritime books. And a reminder that tomorrow night at 7:00 p.m. we will be having a maritime concert, Songs of the Sea featuring Hogan’s Goat Irish Band. A FREE Maritime Event, which as we say will be fun for all ages! So now the books (Melanie’s will be added as soon as she gets her list to me):


Mindy’s Picks

Sail Away Ladies : stories of Cape Cod women in the age of sail by Jim Coogan

Sea of Glory : America’s voyage of discovery : the U.S. Exploring Expedition, 1838-1842 by Nathaniel Philbrick

Tupaia : Captain Cook’s Polynesian navigator by Joan Druett


Jill’s Picks

Scallops : a New England coastal cookbook by Elaine Tammi and Karin A. Tammi

The History of Seafaring : navigating the world’s oceans by Donald S. Johnson, Juha Nurminen (BIG book!)

Navigation Through the Ages by Donald Launer

Cape Cod Catboats by Stan Grayson

The Maritime History of Massachusetts, 1783-1860 by Samuel Eliot Morison

Sailors’ Valentines by John Fondas

Kindly Lights : a history of the lighthouses of southern New England by Sarah C. Gleason

Cape Cod Lighthouses and Lightships by Arthur P. Richmond

The Seafaring Dictionary : terms, idioms and legends of the past and present by David S.T. Blackmore

Wooden Ships and Iron Men : the maritime art of Thomas Hoyne by Reese Palley and Marilyn Arnold Palley


Melanie’s Picks

Pirate Hunter of the Caribbean: The Adventurous Life of Captain Woodes Rogers by David Cordingly

How History’s Greatest Pirates Pillage, Plundered, and Got Away With It by Benerson Little

The Pirate Primer: Mastering the Language of Swashbuckers and Rogues by George Choundas

The Hard Way Around: The Passages of Joshua Slocum by Geoffrey Wolff

Storms and Wild Water by Dag Pike

The Wave: In Pursuit of the Rogues, Freaks, and Giants of the Ocean by Susan Casey

Turning the Tide: How a Small Band of Allied Sailors Defeated the U-Boats and Won the Battle of the Atlantic by Ed Offley

The Complete Sailor: Learning the Art of Sailing by David Seidman

Your First Sailboat: How to Find and Sail the Right Boat for You by Daniel Spurr

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