How to Thrive on a Tropical Deserted Island: A Primer for the Shipwrecked Sailor Or Living off the Land in Paradise

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Discover the secrets of survival Find out how to: Start a fire by rubbing two sticks together, In a way that really works Weave a coconut leaf hat to go beachcombing in. Build an outrigger canoe Discover and prepare delicious new foods to eat Make your own natural medicines, just in case. Distill your own arrack Learn tool less Polynesian Navigation Make your own stone tools What would happen if you lost your boat and ended up on a deserted island? Could you survive? Barely? Why not thrive? Why not build a paradise with your own two hands? You can do it. This book shows you how. Instead of a disaster, have the time of your life playing Swiss Family Robinson Tired of being shown up at potlucks? Find out about many tropical plants and animals that can grace your table. Bring the tropics to your yacht club, home table, picnics. Instill in your mate the desire to sail to new horizons, explore new islands, to take a step to the other side of the unknown, to a paradise all your own. All you need is to know how. This is the book you need to lead the way.

Author: Mike Riley
Publisher: Falcon Marine
Published: 01/05/2013
Pages: 258
Binding Type: Paperback
Weight: 0.77lbs
Size: 9.02h x 5.98w x 0.54d
ISBN13: 9780982824740
ISBN10: 0982824742
BISAC Categories:
- Reference | General

About the Author
Mike Riley, in between writing books and sailing the oceans, has been a penguin breeder, a longline fisherman, a Car Ferry captain, a whale hunter, an industrial spy, a dolphin and sea lion collector, a microbiologist, and the CEO of Husband For Rent. He and his wife, Karen, live on their 41' ketch, Beau Soleil, and can be found anywhere there is blue water and a far horizon.

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