Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and sailing

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.
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.
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.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) Rescue and Survival Systems Manual - Surviving Without a Raft, Skills, Swimmer Equipment, PFDs, Vests, Clothing, Beacons, Buoys
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 78,390. Language: English. Published: February 20, 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) rescue and survival systems manual covers survival skills and equipment for water survival.
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.
Farther Up the Strait
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Series: Coastal British Columbia Travel Memoirs · Off the Grid Living. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 57,590. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and sailing
Boating and survival off the grid in coastal British Columbia, where mountains drop into the sea and people practice self-reliance and a different sense of purpose. Destinations on the Strait of Georgia, with contrarian views of the people and places of coastal British Columbia. A follow-up book to the original 'Up the Strait,' which constitutes a set of two books that can be read in either order.
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.
Safe Champions
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 26,460. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2011 by Seattle Book Company. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and sailing
Safe Champions condenses the latest insights from boat racing worldwide into a practical user guide. Years of material collected from the experiences of successful drivers help a driver to achieve their personal best. If you are a powerboat racing participant, officiant, or simply an enthusiast, you will find that Safe Champions is an informative read that can take your skills to the next level.
An Incredible Journey: The Idlewild Expedition
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 77,820. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and sailing
Hillbilly landlubber Ben Gray and his sons launched a 55 hp boat near their ranch in Alberta. 2,000 miles with portages and groundings to the Arctic Ocean. Then west past Alaska to the Bering St and turned back North and East through the ice choked NW Passage to circumnavigate the world in 2005. From hurricanes to pirates to being arrested to meeting lovely people, it was An Incredible Journey.
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.
Voyage of the Maiatla with the Naked Canadian: One Family's Mexican Odyssey
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 187,520. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and sailing
Imagine swimming, surrounded by hundreds of Giant Manta Rays on the Sea of Cortez, or riding the tail of a hurricane towards Hawaii while a second storm threatens to overtake your boat from behind. Become crew and the fifth crew member of this sailing family. Let Andy Gunson's witty style transport you to exotic ports, as he takes you along on a deeper journey of love, friendships and family.
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.
Spanish Castle to White Night
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 52,600. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Water sports
(4.00 from 1 review)
So, you think you’d like to sail around the world? Sunsets across calm oceans, cocktails at cosy anchorages, landfalls in amazing new places? Not if you take part in one of the planet’s last great adventures. An incredible race, ripping and roaring through the seven seas. This is a tale of endurance, deprivation and adventure, a story of winners and losers, those who made it and those who did not.
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.
Risk to Gain
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 48,080. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Water sports
(5.00 from 1 review)
Have you ever dreamed of sailing around the world? If so, it probably wasn’t like this - stomach-churning storms, frustrating calms, broken gear, shattered hopes and stunning victories. Risk to Gain is the story of the men and women aboard two boats sailing around the world in the classic Whitbread Race. Travel with them on their voyage and gain a unique insight into their inspirational journey.
SEAsoned: A Chef’s Journey with Her Captain
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 58,470. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2011 by NorLightsPress. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and sailing
Sprinkled with over 30-mouthwatering recipes and spiced with tales of adventure, SEAsoned is the hilarious look at a yacht chef’s first year working for her husband while they cruise from the Bahamas to Italy, France, Greece and Spain, trying to stay afloat.
Sea Gypsies Down Under
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 30,650. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2011 by Heather Mackay. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and sailing
(3.00 from 1 review)
A guide to life at sea. A collection of interviews with cruising folk who shared their own personal experiences. Some told of frightful events while others had wonderful relaxed voyages. There is a mine of valuable information about storms, pirates, shootings, shipwrecks, man-overboard, diving experiences and shark attacks, plus other helpful advice for those who want to go cruising offshore.
Around-the-World Sailing Guide
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 126,110. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and sailing
Do you know how to sail around the world? Which seasons do you sail? Which way do you go? Where can you stop? What paperwork is needed? Are there storms? What about pirates? Food, sails, water, regulations, safety, communications, anchorage, weather etc.
Sailing Directions Avoid and Survive Hurricanes
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Price: $9.90 USD. Words: 24,000. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and sailing
This book is written for sailors. There is always the possibility of being caught out in dire circumstances. Everything you need to know is included.
Up the Strait
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Series: Coastal British Columbia Travel Memoirs · Off the Grid Living. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 62,620. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Boating, hiking, and survival off the grid in coastal British Columbia, where mountains drop into the sea and people practice self-reliance and a different sense of purpose. Destinations on the Strait of Georgia that can be reached by boat, bicylcle, and all-terrain vehicle. Sea kayaking in the Gulf Islands. Contrarian views of the people and places of coastal British Columbia.