Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and sailing

Up the Lake
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Series: Coastal British Columbia Travel Memoirs ยท Off the Grid Living. Price: Free! Words: 70,250. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Living off-the-grid in coastal British Columbia, where mountains drop into the sea and people practice self-reliance and a different sense of purpose. Life in a floating cabin, with travel by boat, kayak, bicycle, and all-terrain vehicle. Contrarian views of the people and places of coastal British Columbia, including the author's extensive study of one of Powell Lake's best float cabin designers.
Red Skies In Morning: An Unforgettable Stormy Passage from Juneau to Seattle
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Price: Free! Words: 8,310. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and sailing
(4.00 from 1 review)
The author, a novice sailor, and her husband set out from Juneau, Alaska on a sailboat headed for Seattle, WA. Though early spring, winter weather prevailed in the far north making the voyage long and stressful. Storms, rough seas, frigid temperatures, dense fog, intense rain squalls test their abilities, stamina and their marriage.
An Old Salt's Guide to Free Maritime Websites
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,030. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and sailing
An Old Salt's Guide to Free Maritime Websites is a list of the various websites that I have found useful to the mariner. Some is real time information, like weather and sea conditions; other sites are for marine charts and publications. All information, electronic charts and electronic publications accessible from these sites are free. All web locations are hyperlinked for easy reference.
Pressure Falling - Short Stories of Stormy Seas
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,250. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and sailing
Are you warm, safe and dry? Good - because the ocean can be a dangerous place and never more so than when the barometric pressure plummets and huge waves start to rise. These five short stories - chilling, funny and scary in turns - will show you just how ugly and dangerous the sea can become. Wrap up warm and safe when you read this book, because the raw power of storms comes roaring to life.
A tranquil Day on the Strait of Canso
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Price: Free! Words: 890. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and sailing
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
This is a summary of a wonderful day spent dinghy sailing in the confines of the Strait of Canso which separates mainland Nova Scotia from Cape Breton Island.
Sailing Alone to Isla
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,760. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and sailing
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
A single-handed voyage on a small sailboat from Key West Florida to Isla Mujeres, Mexico.
Skagerrak and Back
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Price: $2.40 USD. Words: 32,080. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
“Skagerrak and Back” is the story of my North Sea circuit aboard my 27ft yacht. This is not a tale of astonishing derring-do and bravery in the face of insurmountable odds. Neither does it purport to be a pilot book or sailing directions. It’s just the story of an achieveable summer cruise aboard a seaworthy wee boat.
Ker-SPLASH! Recreational Power Boaters Guide
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 82,300. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and sailing
This book of non-fishing, recreational powerboats, a step up from the very basic Power Boating for Dummies, offers the avid boater or novice a comprehensive overview of the hobby. Packed inside are how-to articles, builder histories and addresses, and engine option details. This 2002 publication is being offered at a special low price prior to the 2010 release of an updated edition.
Beginner’s Guide to Boating: A How to Guide
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Series: Travel, Book 7. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,150. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2013 by Altiora Publications. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and sailing
Everything an absolute beginner needs to get out there on the water and start enjoying life far from the madding crowd, out where it is just you and the sea and sky. If you're planning on buying a boat or already have one that's not being used, it's time to learn how to use it. You can start this great learning journey by reading Beginner's Guide to Boating (includes Glossary of Nautical terms).
Kite Innovations - Beginner Kiting Buyers Guide
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,120. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2011 by Ebook.Gd Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Parasailing and hang gliding
KiteInnovations.com created a great kite guide for beginners. This book will make you a kite expert in no time at all! Featuring kite types; single, dual, and quad line power stunt kites, cellular and box, diamond, parafoil, sled, bird. Don't forget kiting accessories like; bags, lines, reels, winders, spools, straps and handles, tails and line laundry, windsocks, wind gauges, and kite stakes.
The Fog and Tunnel Vision
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,420. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2014 by Soapbox Rising Press. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and sailing
This is a brief description of one of the hazards to be encountered when maneuvering a boat in the fog.
Colregs
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,080. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and sailing
International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea.
Sailing Misadventures of the Wild Hair
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 23,900. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
This is a compendium of four sailing stories that document the intrepid misadventures of the Wild Hair in and around the Florida Keys and the Bahamas. The MacGregor twenty five foot sailboat provides a vehicle for the Giles to "enjoy" sailing and all the challenges that go with it. Whether you are a sailor or not, you will get a laugh out of the short stories.
So You Want To Go Sailing
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,310. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and sailing
A primer for those who might be invited to go for a sail, who may be thinking about sailing or those who want to be sailors. Just basic information to make the adventure more enjoyable.
Deepwater Heroes: The Boats That Saved the Coast
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 940. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and sailing
When the impact of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill came to light, it was local fisherman that stepped up and set sail in hope of solving the crisis. Using their personal vessels, these men and women performed a great service to the Gulf of Mexico as well as the people who love and depend on it for survival. See their vessels in action as well as what they were up against in this pictorial.
Bluejacket: A Sailor's Life
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,800. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
From World War II to Korea to Vietnam, Chet Bright handled some of the Navy’s most dangerous jobs. He faced the prospect of death at sea many times, but he lived for the adventure. Bluejacket is the story of those adventures, from his days at war to his post-military years sailing the Caribbean. He gave his life to the sea. In return, it gave him these memories.
Rogue Waves in Hawaii
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,210. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and sailing
My first time sailing out on the ocean, and we ran into a tropical storm with 30 foot waves and 25 to 30 knot winds. In the Alinuihaha Channel, between Maui and the big island, Hawaii, we got rolled over by 30 foot rogue waves. They came in at a 90 degree angle to the prevailing pattern and were as tall as the mast. I am lucky to be here to tell the tale!
Nautical Musings
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 28,330. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and sailing
Thirty-seven short stories are excerpted from original articles published 1993 to 1996 in a weekly newspaper column named Nautical Musings that appreared in The Daily Southerner in Tarboro, NC.
Our On Board Life -- A Love Story About Two Rookie Boaters Living the Dream, Loving the Lifestyle, and Learning Everything from Scratch -- Volume 3
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,280. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and sailing
Darrell and Lisa finally get underway on their Great Loop Adventure. The first objective is to figure everything out and get on up to Jacksonville, Florida.
Kroatien mit dem Auto...und Schiff
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,970. Language: German. Published: April 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Road travel
Jedes Land hat seine eigenen Regeln. Unser Reiseführer bietet Ihnen, als Autoreisenden, auf einfache, übersichtliche und zusammengefasste Weise alle notwendigen Informationen, die Sie bei der Reise benötigen könnten. Wir helfen Ihnen dabei, Ihre Reise in unserem Land schön und behaglich zu gestalten und dass Sie auf einfache Weise über alle notwendigen Informationen verfügen.