all books at Sawyer Free Library
**recorded books

Alone Around the World by Naomi James 910

Posted Missing: the story of ships lost without a trace 910.45

The Serpent’s Coil by Farley Mowat 910.453

Strange Mysteries of the Sea by Len Ortzen 910.453

Revenge of the Whale by Nathaniel Philbrick 910.9164

The Voyages of Captain Cook by Hooker 910.92

Typhoon and Other Tales by Joseph Conrad F

Billy Budd, Sailor and Other Stories by Herman Melville F (audio)

Adventure: Last of the Great Gloucester Dory-Fishing Schooners
by Joseph E. Garland with Capt. Jim Sharp 387.2

Alone at Sea, the Adventures of Joshua Slocum
by Ann Spencer 910.4
...a literate and absorbing yarn published in 1900 and still in print....His story is a convincing tale of the intelligence, skill and fortitude that drove a master navigator.

Bear of the Sea: Giant Jim Patillo and the Roaring Years of the Gloucester-Nova Scotia Fishery by Joseph E. Garland 639.2

Cruise of the Conrad by Alan Villiers

Down to the Sea: The Fishing Schooners of Gloucester
by Joseph E. Garland 338.372

Gypsy Moth Circles the World by Sir Francis Chichester

The Gloucester Guide: A Stroll Through Place and Time
by Joseph E. Garland 917.445

Sailing Alone Around the World by Joshua Slocum 910.41(audio)

Over the Edge of the World: Magellan’s Terrifying Circumnavigation of the Globe by Laurence Bergreen 910.92

In the Heart of the Sea: The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex
by Nathaniel Philbrick 910.452 (audio)

The Way of a Ship by Derek Lundy 910.45

The Quest of the Schooner Argus by Alan Villiers 910.4

On the Water: Discovering America in a Row Boat
by Nathaniel Stone 917.30493

Sailing to the Reefs by Bernard Moitessier 910.45

Sea Change: across the Atlantic in a wooden boat
by Peter Nichols 910.91631

Gypsy Moth Circles the World by Sir Francis
Chichester 910.41

Two Years Before the Mast: A Personal Narrative of
Life at Sea by Richard Henry Dana 910.4

The Greatest Sailing Stories Ever Told: Twenty-seven
Unforgettable Stories by Christopher Caswell

The American Fishing Schooners 1825-1935
by Howard I. Chapelle

Yankee’s Wander World by Irving and Electa Johnson 910.4

The Fury of the Seas by Edward Rowe Snow 910.453

Voyage: A Novel of 1896 by Sterling Hayden
This richly drawn, tumultous novel is both a rousing-often harrowing-tale of the sea and an incisive, epic portrayal of a watershed year in American history.

.Wanderer by Sterling Hayden
..one unforgettable voyage...under a captain whose words may echo in your mind and whose attitude may inform your spirit for the rest of your life.

The Saga of Cimba by Richard Maury**
"There is a spare, taut beauty, a stinging intensity, a fine exhilaration, in this saga of wind and wave."--New York Times

Men, Ships and the Sea by Alan Villiers
This collection of sea tales is by far one of the best. It covers all centuries of seafaring vessels, including the Battle of Trafalgar, pirates, and modern day voyagers.

Godforsaken Sea: The True Story of a Race Through the World’s Most Dangerous Waters by Derek Lundy
A Sea Vagabond’s World: Boats and Sails Distant Shores Islands and Lagoons by Bernard Moitessier

Ten Hours Until Dawn: The True Story of Heroism and Tragedy Aboard the Can Do by Michael Touglas

A Voyage for Madmen by Peter Nichols
In 1968 there remained one major nautical challenge yet to be accomplished: sailing single-handedly nonstop around the world. Nine men set out to achieve it in one of the most widely publicized yacht races. What could possess nine otherwise sane and responsible men to risk their lives, careers, and the well-being of their families by undertaking such a reckless endeavor?

Typhoon and Other Tales by Joseph Conrad, Cedric Watts

The Long Way by Bernard Moitessier

The Schooner: Its Design and Development from 1600 to the Present by David R. MacGregor