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23' mini-trawler
by Schucker

Janice aboard Seaweed,
living the good life afloat...

Trawler cruising on $14 per day is possible.
I'm doing it and you can too.

Janice Marois, nautical journalist.
Accredited member of Boat Writers International.

The Books page
On the bookshelf ~ my cruisers reference library

  

Aphorism Alert:  I am not an early bird or a night owl. I am some form of permanently exhausted pigeon.

Books
On the bookshelf ~ my cruisers reference library
(Article title ~ specific books mentioned)

~ listed chronologically, as posted ~

If you want to see all the books with their covers on one page click here.

  1. Growing Lentil Sprouts - The Intricate Art of Living Afloat, and Tricks of the Trades, and The Gentleman's Guide to Passages South

  2. Organizing Your Tools - Calder's Mechanical and Electrical Manual, and Chapman's

  3. Making the Right Choice - The Intricate Art of Living Afloat, and Tricks of the Trades, and Chapman's Piloting & Seamanship

  4. As Winter Approaches - Harry Potter

  5. Carrabelle Sparkles - Seashore Life

  6. Why Be Normal - Harry Potter books

  7. The Log Book - Adams Record Ledger aka Log Book

  8. Pots and Pans Primer - Birds of North America

  9. Fine Folks - The New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy

  10. Capable of Learning - Calder's Mechanical and Electrical Manual

  11. Beryl Lessons - Log Book

  12. Bits about Birds - Log Book, and Birds of North America

  13. Hunting Nowadays - Simple Jess

  14. Heaters Debunked - Clan of the Cave Bear series

  15. Time Stopped - Chapman's, and Birds of North America

  16. Dreamer to Boater: Books - The Intricate Art of Living Afloat, and All in the Same Boat, and Living Off the Sea, and Living Aboard, and The Essentials of Living Aboard a Boat, and The Cruising Life

  17. Kindle Reads - Swiss Family Robinson, and a Jules Verne collection, and Horatio Alger, and Earth's Children series (by Jean Auel) and Harry Potter

  18. (Joshua Slocum's) Spray replica Anja - Sailing Alone Around the World

  19. Organizing Humbug - Tricks of the Trades

  20. Bilge Pump OUCH - Calder's Mechanical and Electrical Manual

  21. How to Access Galley Storage - The Box-Car Children

  22. Dolphin Visits - Birds of North America

  23. Budget Boating - Beachcruising and Coastal Camping

  24. Seldom Bored - Kindle

  25. In the Rain - Birds of North America

  26. Three Miles Out (Thursday's Child) - Jean Auel's Earth's Children series, and Calder's Mechanical and Electrical Manual

  27. Glass-bottom Dinghy - Cruising in Comfort, and Fishes, and Fishing, and Seashells of North America

  28. Cuban Conch Chowder - Conch Cooking

  29. Bookbinding for Beginners - Chapman's, and The Circle of Useful Knowledge

  30. Kindle versus Fire (nail polish too) - Kindle

  31. Sage Returns - Sea Gypsy, and At Any Cost: Love, Life and Death at Sea

  32. Sewn Up (shopping bag repair) - Chapman's

  33. Warranty Paperwork (SeaSense bilge pump) - Calder's Mechanical and Electrical Manual

  34. Planning for Adventure (cruising guides) - The Gentleman's Guide to Passages South

  35. Command in the Galley - Dinotopia by James Gurney, and Kindle

  36. Barn Swallows (Kindle critique) - Calder's Mechanical and Electrical Manual, and Birds of North America, and Seashells of North America, and Kindle, and National Wildlife Federation Field Guide to Birds of North America

  37. Decadence Required - Beachcruising and Coastal Camping, and Kindle, and Why Didn't I Think of That? 1,198 Tips, and Tricks of the Trades

  38. Songbird in Water - Birds of North America

  39. Heat Rises and Mildew Grows (finding discounts on Amazon) - Kindle, and Cheaper by the Dozen, and Belles on Their Toes, and Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day

  40. Learning about Life Afloat (a checklist) - Chapman's, and Tricks of the Trades

  41. Is a $20k Boat too Costly? - This Old Boat, and Calder's Mechanical and Electrical Manual

  42. Change of Light Bulbs (LED versus cheap) - Calder's Mechanical and Electrical Manual

  43. Finding Your Boat (part 1) - This Old Boat, and Calder's Mechanical and Electrical Manual

  44. Finding Your Boat (part 2) - Don Casey's This Old Boat, and Calder's Boatowner's Mechanical and Electrical Manual

  45. Finding Your Boat (part 3) - This Old Boat

  46. Non Sequitur on Boating - The Non Sequitur Guide to Aging, and Non Sequitur's Beastly Things, and Charlie Codman's Cruise

  47. A New Calder's (2015, 4th Edition) - Calder's Boatowners Mechanical and Electrical Manual 4th Edition

  48. Backing Plate Concerns - Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  49. Vinegar Cleans Pans - Gentleman's Guide to Passages South

  50. Foaming Soap Dispenser (how to) - The Gentleman's Guide to Passages South, and Tricks of the Trades

  51. Anhingas - Birds of North America

  52. Tate's Hell (dwarf cypress tress) - Earth's Children series

  53. St. Pete boat show 2015 (part 2) - Cruising Guide to Florida's Big Bend, and The Ohio River, Voyaging On Today's River -A Boating Guide

  54. Time Flies by Peggie Hall, Head Mistress - Get Rid of Boat Odors

  55. Making a Towel Rack - Why Didn't I Think of That? : 1,198 Tips from 222 Sailors on 120 Boats from 9 Countries

  56. Spare Prop has Swap Potential - Swiss Family Robinson

  57. Batteries Store Power - Calder's Boatowners Mechanical and Electrical Manual 4th Edition

  58. Solar, Batteries and an Inverter - Calder's Boatowners Mechanical and Electrical Manual 4th Edition

  59. Boat Buying Decisions (what is important?) - Calder's Boatowners Mechanical and Electrical Manual 4th Edition

  60. Gutenberg Books (for free) - Project Gutenberg and Kindle

  61. Sea Fever on Gutenberg - Sea Ballads on7 Gutenberg and Kindle

  62. All's Well aboard Seaweed - Calder's Boatowners Mechanical and Electrical Manual 4th Edition

  63. Christmas Connections - Birds of North America

  64. Missing Medicines - T. Tembarom

  65. Meet the Culprit (styptic) - Birds of North America

  66.  

  67. coming soon

 

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You can achieve a simple satisfying life


Aphorisms

For years I've been collecting short pithy statements otherwise known as aphorisms. If you're like me and enjoy the weird, go ahead and CLICK!

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My home is not fancy by any means, however you cannot imagine how wonderful it is to come back to her after an expedition on shore.

If I can live this life, why not you too?


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