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Sea Trials

Myra H. Lenington

Sea Trials

Cruising Vivace

by Myra H. Lenington

  • 161 Want to read
  • 17 Currently reading

Published by Vantage Pr .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Literary,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography/Autobiography

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages318
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10471623M
    ISBN 100533137780
    ISBN 109780533137787
    OCLC/WorldCa48996580

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      Wendy Hinman is an adventurer, speaker and the award-winning author of two books, Tightwads on the Loose and Sea Trials. Tightwads on the Loose a popular travel adventure book about the 7-year, 34,mile voyage she took with her husband aboard a small violently rocking sailboat where she alternated between feats worthy of Wonder Woman or Suzy Homemaker. Sea Trials A Lone Sailor's Race Toward Home (Book): Bourke, Peter J.: In all, beautifully written and wonderfully inspiring. -- The Wall Street Journal Crossing the Atlantic under sail, alone, is a nexus of sorts for all sailors, a dream and an adventure that seems obtainable within the framework of life and work, and it''s in this context that Sea Trials provides inspiration to all of us.

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Sea trial is a great book.I read this novel more than twenty years ago and this second time was no let 's still fascinates of suspense, great character development and a unique plot twist at the you are looking for a book that will stay in your mind for a long time, this is the one/5(7).

Sea Trials is the humble account of those 40 days of racing on his foot sailboat Rubicon. As he shares his highs and lows at sea, he also weaves his intimate story of grief and rediscovery into the narrative: pain and joy, seasickness, fear, and his boundless gratitude/5(34). Sea Trials (The Fighting Sail Series Book 12) - Kindle edition by Bond, Alaric.

Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Sea Trials (The Fighting Sail Series Book 12)/5(16). Their saga has been skillfully and masterfully reconstructed more than 40 years later in “Sea Trials,” the remarkable account of the Wilcox’s journey.

Author Wendy Hinman weaves together an unforgettable tapestry of excitement and elation, perseverance and disappointment Sea Trials book her telling of the true story of how the Wilcox family survived as they pushed themselves to the limit for five years on the high seas/5(50).

“Sea Trial is a riveting account of two intertwined voyages of adventure and introspection. Brian Harvey writes with wit, intelligence, dry modesty and high style as he tells the stories of a hazardous and difficult sea passage and an exploration of his father’s long-ago malpractice trial.

A fascinating and wholly engaging book.”/5(4). I would like to thank Netgalley, the publisher and Wendy Hinman for the ARC of "Sea Trials" by Wendy Hinman. The genres of this book are Nonfiction and Travel. Wendy Hinman writes about the Wilcox family which is her husband's family.

They planned to sail around the world in /5. Sea Trials is the account of those 40 days of racing on his foot sailboat Rubicon. Told with grace, insight, and humility, the book bares both the boredom and adventure of racing solo and provides insights to the value of going to sea.4/5.

Sea Trials. When an ensign's body is found crushed in the shipyard that docks the Navy's newest submarine the USS Nashville, Special Agent Bud Wilson of the Naval Criminal Investigative Service is called in to determine if his death was accidental or the result of foul play.

A pilot by training, the last place Wilson wants to be is on a submarine/5. HOMOPHOBIA AND THE DARK SIDE OF THE NAVY: 'THE SEA TRIALS OF AN UNFORTUNATE SAILOR' BY KURT BRINDLEY Kurt Brindley himself has served in the U.S.

navy and, armed with insider knowledge this experience has bought him, he's able to impart to us details about that life that may never have occurred to us/5. Seakeeping trials were used exclusively for passenger ships, but are now used in a variety of vessels.

They involve measurements of ship motions in various sea states, followed by a series of analyses to determine comfort levels, likelihood of sea sickness and hull damage. A Sea Trial was undertaken but due to the time, location and tidal range it was a basic Sea Trial.

The vessel was not tested for transverse or longitudinal metacentric stability or buoyancy and this report must not be taken to imply that the vessel has sufficient stability or buoyancy for the intended Size: KB. Hinman (Tightwads on the Loose, ) serves up a second real-life maritime author’s first book charted her seven-year sailing trip around the Pacific with her husband, Garth Wilcox.

In this follow-up, she recounts an around-the-world voyage that Garth took with his family as a year-old : Wendy Hinman.

Sea Trials is a timeless story of struggle in the pursuit of a dream and overcoming obstacles, with glimpses of the fascinating cultures they encounter and enough levity to keep readers of all ages hooked to a suspenseful, satisfying ending.

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Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. Thank you for your : Old Salt Press LLC. Sea Trials: Around the World with Duct Tape and Bailing Wire by Wendy Hinman follows the breathtaking excursion of one family’s travels around the world aboard Vela, their forty-foot sailboat.

“Readers will become instantly enthralled as the book opens with the terrifying night of Vela’s shipwreck, a paralyzing night ordeal that would. Sea Trials. Excerpt. Possibly the most difficult part of the sea trial is paying attention to the work at hand rather than watching the beautiful scenery go by.

The objective of the sea trial is to prove the operation and performance of the vessel, its machinery, controls and : “A modern, swashbuckling adventure, Sea Trials: Around the World with Duct Tape and Bailing Wire will quickly transport readers through a fascinating, light read out to sea aboard the Vela.” — Seattle Book Review "A gripping tale of a family's harrowing journey to sail around the world against seemingly insurmountable and deadly odds.".

Tightwads on the Loose won the Journey Award for best true life adventure story and was selected as a top travel book. Her newest book, Sea Trials: Around the World with Duct Tape and Bailing Wire has been named a Kirkus Best Book of by Kirkus Reviews, the elite reviewing agency.

Fewer than 2% of all books earn a starred : Anne-Marie Reynolds. Sea Trials is the humble account of those 40 days of racing on his foot sailboat Rubicon. As he shares his highs and lows at sea, he also weaves his intimate story of grief and rediscovery into the narrative: pain and joy, seasickness, fear, and his boundless gratitude.

" Sea Trials is a captivating narrative, full of suspense and colorful descriptions of the sailing environment. Readers of all ages will enjoy this story and the skill with which it is told.". Told with grace, insight, and humility, SEA TRIALS bares both the boredom and adventure of racing solo and provides insights to the value of going to sea.

For Bourke, it provides reflection, solace, adventure, and a renewed passion for life which allows him the full return referenced in the : Peter Bourke.Summary: A U.S Navy nuclear submarine is sabotaged during sea trials off the Virginia coast and settles on the bottom.

While the crew repair the damage, Navy sleuth Bud Wilson investigates. Suddenly, an unidentified submarine begins making hostile moves.A routine inquiry into a sub accident that killed a crewman puts Wilson, a retired Viet Nam—era flyboy, now a special agent with the Naval Criminal Investigative Service, on board the USS Centurion, the Navy's newest nuclear sub, as it undergoes sea trials: a .