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    • Taleisin's Tales

    • Sailing Towards the Southern Cross
    • By: Lin Pardey, Larry Pardey
    • Narrated by: Michelle Murillo
    • Length: 5 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 32
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 31
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 29

    Including stories from paradise and hard-won lessons in seamanship, Taleisin's Tales reflects back to the first miles Lin and Larry Pardey gained together on the second boat they built lovingly with teak carvel planking over sawn black locust frames. The book includes details from outfitting, provisioning, and final detailing during the early months Lin and Larry spent getting to know their new bluewater cruiser, as well as moments of melancholy as they let go of attachments to their first trusty boat.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A nice mix of adventure and information.

    • By Noah on 05-22-18

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Cruising in Seraffyn

    • By: Lin Pardey, Larry Pardey
    • Narrated by: Kitty Hendrix
    • Length: 8 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 114
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 101
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 102

    The cruising tale is full of the sights and sounds, the fragrances and native customs of foreign lands, especially Central American and the Caribbean. It is a story of a leisurely sail through the Gulf of Cortez and on through Panama Canal to the Azores and England. Cruising in Seraffyn is also a carefully thought out guide to living aboard a small boat, with fun and economy as the guiding principles. Four appendices provide data that is vital for anyone comtemplating long-distance cruising.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Still Relevant After Forty Years

    • By Eric on 03-24-16

    Regular price: $17.99

    • Seraffyn's Mediterranean Adventure

    • 30th Anniversary Edition
    • By: Lin Pardey, Larry Pardey
    • Narrated by: Clara Harris
    • Length: 7 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 24
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 23
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 23

    Lin and Larry Pardey's first book, Cruising in Seraffyn, is credited with launching 50,000 dreams. This third book in the critically-acclaimed Seraffyn series chronicles their three years spent exploring Ulysses' wine-colored sea.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A wonderful story that will transport you.

    • By Ryan on 04-25-17

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Seraffyn's Oriental Adventure

    • By: Lin Pardey, Larry Pardey
    • Narrated by: Michelle Murillo
    • Length: 8 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7

    A tale of adventures, as Lin and Larry Pardey continue their voyaging on board their self-built 24'4" cutter. They cross the exotic sea that spawned Homer's tales of Ulysses' Odyssey, then sail through the strife torn Red Sea and across the typhoon tossed waters of the Bay of Bengal.

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Seraffyn's European Adventure

    • By: Lin Pardey, Larry Pardey
    • Narrated by: Sonja Field
    • Length: 7 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 26
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 23
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 24

    Join cruising legends Lin and Larry Pardey as from England they proceed into the Baltic, Denmark, Sweden, Finland, and Germany. During their voyage they dealt with armed guards on the Polish waterfront who watched while the people greeted them with flowers and fruit. They weathered a fierce mast-under broach in a Baltic gale. And experienced great friendships found in harbors large and small.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • light story, painful narration

    • By nemo on 07-27-16

    Regular price: $19.95