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Sailing Adventures in Paradise
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 98,090. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing
Vivid chronicle the authors' four years sailing adventures in the paradise of the South Seas. Told through the eyes of his sailboat it is a most refreshing and knowledge filled narrative with many insights and problem solving events. Great reading for anyone planning or contemplating planning their own sailing adventure cruise. Also includes '101 Dollar Saving Tips' useful for the cruising sailor
Boat Girl: A Memoir of Youth, Love, & Fiberglass
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 94,660. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2012 by Beating Windward Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
“Boat Girl” is the heart-breaking memoir of what it’s like to grow up aboard a sailboat. Melanie paints a vivid picture of the trials and tribulations of family life aboard a sailboat without drowning the reader in the technical details of sailing. “Boat Girl” strikes a perfect balance between a coming of age story and a sea tale, enjoyable for boaters and land-lovers alike.
A Gigantic Whinge on the Celtic Fringe
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Price: $2.45 USD. Words: 51,700. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
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This is the story of a circumnavigation of Ireland aboard my 27ft yacht in 2011. From the Forth I went round Ireland anti-clockwise, which people tell me is the ’wrong way round’. Most of the journey was sailed solo. I skirted a lot of the bits of the ‘Celtic Fringe’. By sea Celtdom doesn't look so much a 'fringe' as the centre, a fact which I rant about quite a lot
Float Street Notes
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 60,080. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2012 by Float Street Press. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing
Boats are funny animals, especially old boats, and the sailors who ply the waters in them are even funnier. This book contains over 50 humorous essays written for Caribbean Compass and some photos from those strange and wonderful times. They examine a wide spectrum of facts and speculations on boats and boating, and ponder the strange creatures found in the Caribbean -- sailors.
A Warm Sea - Dreaming of Sailing and Making It Happen: Tales of our cruising life in the Mediterranean
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 86,490. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
This is the whimsical story of a couple who left their comfortable suburban life and embarked on a journey of exploration and self-discovery by living on board their sailboat and cruising the Mediterranean. It is about the challenges and delights of the cruising life, the cultures and histories from the Middle East to the Tuscan Islands, the friendly people they met, and the irresistible cuisines.
Confessions of a Grinder
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 55,850. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing
The America's Cup - it was such a big deal back in 1986-87. The Cup had been won by the Aussie's Australia II a few years earlier. We were going to win it back. 'We' in this instance is the syndicate from San Francisco, the USA. Skipper Tom Blackaller at the helm. I was a lowly grinder - the low low low man on the totem pole. So, as you can imagine, I had quite a view.
Captain Mark's Way
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 68,640. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing
True Caribbean Stories and Reflections of a Sailing Captain. From the Virgin Islands to Grenada, enjoy over 30 years of Caribbean madness as only a Charter Boat captain can recall, with photos. Contemplate 16 "One Page Wonders," presented to help view life and it's challenges. (Available free at CaptainMarksWay.com) Everyone has their own way, this is Captain Mark's!
Summer Heat
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 76,810. Language: American English. Published: December 18, 2013 by Rambling Star Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing
"How did I get here?" thought David Hope as his boat, Summer Heat, was tossed in a storm on its way to the Bahamas. This book is the true story of his life, from his first experiences in sailing through his career as a Chesterfield County, Virginia Police Officer up until his ship was caught in a devastating storm. Read about how David and his crew struggled to survive on Summer Heat.
Mystic Seafarer's Trail: Secrets behind the 7 Wonders, Titanic's Shoes, Captain Sisson's Gold, and Amelia Earhart's Wedding
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,530. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing
Journey to and from the center of adventure--Mystic, Connecticut. Includes little known facts behind Mystic’s pizza, "7 Wonders," hurricanes, cemeteries and massacre, plus information on area shipwrecks, Amelia Earhart's wedding, Benedict Arnold’s treachery and Ernie the Ledge Light Ghost.
Tell Tales - The Sailing Adventures of Norlee
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Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 103,510. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing
Ever felt like stepping off the treadmill, taking a year off work and sailing a yacht around Australia? Well, if you are reading this then it’s a good chance you have, during an occasional daydream, let go the mooring lines of work and family and quietly left the harbour to see what lies around the next headland or what white sandy bay awaits.
The Adventures of Lucky Mike - All at Sea (Book Three)
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 86,040. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Without a penny in his pocket, Lucky set out at the age of twenty to build a yacht and sail around the world. Two years later, he made the money, built the yacht and sailed away to begin the voyage of a lifetime! From a five-year circumnavigation, to exciting tales on some of the largest and fastest yachts afloat, Lucky offers a unique insight into living life as a free spirit upon the ocean.
Under The Endless Sky. A Thousand Days Of Sea, Adventure, And Freedom: Around The World On A Sailboat.
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 88,720. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing
A true story that reads like a novel. A man and a woman leave a normal lifestyle of home and office, similar to that of millions of others, and set off to sail around the world. They uncover distant lands, forgotten archipelagos, emotions, fears, and incredible landing places. Large and small adventures, compellingly told in simple language that will captivate right up to the final page.
Sailing Through Life
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 101,320. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The unshakeable bond between human spirits. A memoir. Con warned me on our third date that he planned to sail in his retirement; I fell hard for him anyway. In the blink of an eye we're tossing off the lines in Finland, and sailing into wild seas, testing my courage. Life and death revisit my world and fate plays the final card.
Mar d'Africa. Storie di terre e di vento, di isole e di uomini: in barca a vela dal Mar Rosso verso gli oceani d'Oriente
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Price: $9.00 USD. Words: 85,980. Language: Italian. Published: April 30, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Cruises
Un uomo, una donna, su una barca a vela. Un viaggio fatto seguendo solo l'istinto e il desiderio di avventura, fuori da ogni rotta conosciuta, alla ricerca degli ultimi angoli nascosti del nostro pianeta.
How to Select, Equip and Maintain a Cruising Boat. The Series.
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 64,310. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing
This book is a compilation of the authors other e books on cruising boats. The material is the same but makes it all available in one volume at a much lower price. Thirty seven different chapters beginning with comparing boats and the various aspects of different designs and builds. The buying process, equipping for a voyage and numerous practical articles; Easy reading with a humorous approach.
Dagny Rocks
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 148,380. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing
Rhea grows up in the hippie days of the 70's aboard a hand-built, ocean-going tugboat. Later she joins Icelander Petur on his big sailing ketch. With an ever-changing crew, Dagny voyages nearly non-stop happily surviving mechanical failures, ripped sails, a keel conversion, irate port captains, multiple mast-removals, and two Newfoundland winters.
Sailing for Home: A Voyage from Antigua to Kinsale
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 85,240. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2013 by Dedalus Press. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Theo Dorgan’s gripping account of a transatlantic voyage on the schooner Spirit of Oysterhaven—from the Caribbean to the coast of his native Cork—is both travelogue and meditation, interior journey and outward voyage of exploration.
Sotto un grande cielo. Mille giorni di mare, di avventura e libertà. Due italiani, a vela, intorno al mondo.
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Price: $9.80 USD. Words: 81,770. Language: Italian. Published: April 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing
E' il best seller di vela degli ultimi anni. Un uomo e una donna lasciano una esistenza normale fatta di casa e ufficio uguale a milioni di altre e partono per il giro del mondo in barca a vela. Trovano terre lontane, isole dimenticate, emozioni, paure, sbarchi rocamboleschi. Piccole e grandi avventure raccontate con un linguaggio semplice e coinvolgente che tiene incollati fino all'ultima pagina
Gonzo's Flying Dog: Pursuing Nothing on a Sailboat
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 154,100. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing
Two penniless hitchhikers decide to buy a sailboat, move aboard and sail down the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway. Neither of them have ever set foot on a sailboat. Neither of them know how to sail. They get jobs in New Orleans and buy a 26-foot sloop on eBay. They teach themselves to sail and spend nine months going from the upper Chesapeake Bay to Key West, Florida.
Au delà des limites
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 73,920. Language: French. Published: January 26, 2013 by Richard Plourde. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing
Afin de transmettre ce que j’ai vécu personnellement lors de quelques-uns des événements marquants et inoubliables de ma carrière de skipper, j’ai écrit « au-delà des limites » et «L’océan prédateur». Ces deux bouquins, indu-bitablement, en disent long sur mes états d’âme, mes bonheurs, mes malchances, ma manière d’aborder les problèmes, et de lutter contre les éléments déchaînés.