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Overboard! : a true blue-water odyssey of disaster and survival

Author: Mike Tougias
Publisher: New York : Scribner, 2010.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : First Scribner hardcover editionView all editions and formats
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The tale of the yachts Almeisan and At Ease. Caught in a vast storm off the East Coast in spring 2005, the two experienced sailors aboard Almeisan were washed overboard. The captain died, but his first mate survived, thanks to a Filipino merchant ship, and the Almeisan's three working passengers fast-learned enough seamanship to last until the Coast Guard arrived. The crew of At Ease all survived, but their ordeal  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Tougias, Mike, 1955-
Overboard!
(DLC) 2009050157
(OCoLC)419815608
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mike Tougias
ISBN: 9781439153628 1439153620 1439153620
OCLC Number: 907678333
Description: 1 online resource (x, 212 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations, maps
Contents: Intro; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication Page; CONTENTS; PROLOGUE; PART I; CHAPTER ONE PREPARATIONS AND A NEW CREW; CHAPTER TWO TOM AND LOCH; CHAPTER THREE A WARNING; CHAPTER FOUR THE STORM'S FIRST JAB; CHAPTER FIVE THE AT EASE; CHAPTER SIX OFF THE EDGE OF A CLIFF; CHAPTER SEVEN "SET OFF YOUR EPIRB!"; CHAPTER EIGHT A RESCUE SWIMMER'S NIGHTMARE; PART II; CHAPTER NINE THROUGH THE GULF STREAM; CHAPTER TEN KNOCKDOWN!; CHAPTER ELEVEN THE LIFE RAFT; CHAPTER TWELVE OVERBOARD!; CHAPTER THIRTEEN DAWN; CHAPTER FOURTEEN THE COAST GUARD; CHAPTER FIFTEEN SPECKS IN AN ENDLESS OCEAN CHAPTER SIXTEEN WORDS FROM THE HEAVENSCHAPTER SEVENTEEN "NO PERSONS ON BOARD"; CHAPTER EIGHTEEN ALONE; CHAPTER NINETEEN RUNNING OUT OF TIME; CHAPTER TWENTY "I'VE GOT TO BRING HIM HOME"; CHAPTER TWENTY-ONE THE SEAY; CHAPTER TWENTY-TWO MAKE SOME LUCK; CHAPTER TWENTY-THREE THE FAMILIES; PART III; CHAPTER TWENTY-FOUR THE CABLE; CHAPTER TWENTY-FIVE AN ARMFUL OF TORQUE; CHAPTER TWENTY-SIX DARKENING SKIES AND FALLING SPIRITS; CHAPTER TWENTY-SEVEN NEVER TALK TO THE OCEAN; CHAPTER TWENTY-EIGHT HALLUCINATIONS; CHAPTER TWENTY-NINE STRANGE LIGHTS; CHAPTER THIRTY THE WEAKENING STROBE CHAPTER THIRTY-ONE ONE LAST SHOUTCHAPTER THIRTY-TWO THE CARGO NET; CHAPTER THIRTY-THREE "THIS IS REAL, THIS IS REAL"; CHAPTER THIRTY-FOUR THE POWER OF LITTLE STEPS; CHAPTER THIRTY-FIVE GOOD-BYES; Insert; AUTHOR'S NOTE AND ACKNOWLEDGMENTS; ABOUT THE AUTHOR; SUMMARY OF MICHAEL J. TOUGIAS'S LATEST BOOKS
Responsibility: Michael J. Tougias.

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A true story of disaster at sea from Michael Tougias, author of Fatal Forecast and Finest Hours.  Read more...

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"A heart-pounding account of the storm that tore apart a 45-foot sailboat." -The Boston Globe "Michael Tougias has done it again, this time delivering an edge-of-your-seat chronicle of what happens Read more...

 
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