Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and sailing

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.
An Old Salt's Practical Guide to Boating
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 46,480. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and sailing
(5.00 from 1 review)
A basic boating guide, told in a salty tale format. Emphasis is on the practical and not on calculations and theory that the average boater doesn't need. The author has over 40 years of experience on the water as a pleasure boater, Coast Guardsman and commercial tug captain. This is an easy reading and entertaining way to become a proficient boater.
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.
The Complete Guide To Learning How To Sail
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 21,680. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and sailing
This ebook has been developed by sailing experts to help people get started in this great sport, sailing. All the information and guidance is here in a step by step format, giving the new comers to sailing the theory and confidence to take those next steps forward, getting out on the water. If you are new to sailing, then this is a must to get you started in this fantastic sport.
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.
South to Alaska
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 64,830. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Born in the heart of Oklahoma in 1916, ten-year-old Melvin dreams of living in Alaska. Nearly fifty year later he builds a boat in his backyard, launches it on the Arkansas River, and cruises it 10,000 miles to Alaska by way of the Panama Canal. Melvin has never been south of the United States border and has never been on a boat in the open ocean. A true story of courage and survival.
Spot the Difference - Boats - Eight Puzzle Sets to Solve For All Ages
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 180. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles and brain twisters
"Spot the Difference" Puzzle Photos of Boats. How many changes can you find?
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) Marine Safety Manual Volume One, Marine Safety Program, Environmental Response, Commercial Vessel Safety, Boating Safety
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 172,530. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and sailing
Part of our value-added professional format series of U.S. military manuals, this U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) manual covers the basics of the marine safety program including boating safety, commercial vessel safety, environmental response, and more.
Rudow's e-Guide to Fishing Maryland's Public Lakes & Ponds
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,490. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Fishing
The latest how-to, where-to e-guide from Lenny Rudow covers Maryland's freshwater fishing possibilities. Reservoirs like Piney Run, lakes such as Deep Creek, specific eastern shore ponds, and tactics and techniques for bass, crappie, and other freshwater fish are covered in detail.Whether you're a bank angler, a reservoir runner, or a pond hopper, you'll find this one interesting.
Last Smallmouth
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 53,400. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2012 by Fideli Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Fishing
“I don’t care what size my last fish will be …I just want it to be a smallmouth.”~Tony Bean Tony Bean, one of America’s most renowned smallmouth bass fishermen, is back fishing and teaching anglers the sport he loves. The Last Smallmouth provides step-by-step techniques for catching the elusive smallmouth as well as showing anglers good fishing practices.
The Tahiti Syndrome-Hawaiian Style
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 172,800. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and sailing
The Tahiti Syndrome Hawaiian Style is an introspective journey taken under sail into the very heart of the Great Pacific Ocean to the magnificent Hawaiian archipelago. The author seeks life and love while attempting to ascertain the meaning of life as seen from the deck of a 52 foot ketch, the sailing vessel Maiatla II.
Comedies Under Sail or Real Races by Real Amateurs
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,930. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing
These yacht races actually happened as unlikely as it may seem. There is nothing educational, serious or worthwhile in these tales but you may get a laugh from them. The first 50% is free so don't blame me if you don't like it!
Suilven's Travels: A Life Changing Celtic Odyssey
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 28,700. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Cruises
In 1985 David Skelhon and his partner left behind promising careers and financial security to pursue their dreams and live closer to the Earth. Skelhon vividly tells a tale of high adventure, struggle and self-discovery aboard a small catamaran they built and later sailed across the rough and unforgiving coastal waters of England, Wales and Scotland during a 3 month voyage in 1990.
Living On A Narrowboat: The REAL Cost Of A Life Afloat
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Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 11,240. Language: Canadian English. Published: September 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and sailing
If you have ever considered living on a narrowboat full time, this guide is for you. You'll discover ALL the costs involved when you buy and then live on a boat.
Bobbing to the Baltic
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 94,490. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and sailing
(5.00 from 1 review)
This is the story of my cruise from Edinburgh to the Russian border aboard my 27ft yacht ‘Zophiel’. In 2012 we left the Forth to cross the North Sea. Though we had intended to go to Denmark, wimpiness and poor navigation took us to Holland instead. I sailed to the Baltic, cruising the islands of Sweden and Finland as far as Russia. I returned, via Estonia and the east of Sweden, to Holland.