Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing

Following the Dragon
By
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 219,050. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing
Author Doug Sanderson takes you along on a sailing trip that spans two years. He abandons his job in Seattle and purchases a Formosa 46 in Florida. After a frantic couple of months getting the boat ready, Doug sets sail for whatever adventures await him. His trip includes Florida, The Bahamas, Turks and Caicos, Chesapeake Bay, New England, Nova Scotia, and Newfoundland.
Chasing the Pacific High
By
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 29,270. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing
Ever since I was a kid one of my big life-dreams was to sail in the Transpac Ocean Race. When I got a chance to crew on Santa Cruz 70 for delivery from Honolulu to LA. This is the story of that ride: one of the best things I ever did in my
Sailing With Senta - Small Boat Voyaging
By
Series: Sailing With Senta, Book 7. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 19,130. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Cruises
Have you ever dreamed of abandoning your current life-style and going adventuring on the high seas? Join Faith and her husband Pierre on board their yacht Senta as they sail from The northern tip of Borneo to Langkawi Island off the west coast of Malaysia, where they settle down for an extended stay.
Sailing With Senta - Playtime in the Philippines
By
Series: Sailing With Senta, Book 6. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 21,940. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Cruises
Have you ever dreamed of abandoning your current life-style and going adventuring on the high seas? Join Faith and her husband Pierre on board their yacht Senta as they explore many of the Islands in the Philippines.
Sailing With Senta - Borneo Here We Come
By
Series: Sailing With Senta, Book 5. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 27,340. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Cruises
Have you ever dreamed of abandoning your current life-style and going adventuring on the high seas? Join Faith and her husband Pierre as they sail their yacht Senta from Salamon Atoll in the middle of the Indian Ocean to Langkawi Island on the west coast of Malaysia and then on to Kota Kinabalu near the north eastern tip of Borneo.
Sailing With Senta - Tropical Dream
By
Series: Sailing With Senta, Book 4. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 27,070. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Cruises
Have you ever dreamed of abandoning your current life-style and going adventuring on the high seas? Join Faith and her husband Pierre as they sail their yacht Senta to and fro between uninhabited Salamon coral atoll in the middle of the Indian Ocean and Thailand and Malaysia in the Far East.
Tying a Bowline The "Easy" Way
By
Price: Free! Words: 620. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2014 by iwillbewise. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing
A less common way of tying a bowline knot without taking the rabbit around the tree and back in the hole.
Bumbling Through Paradise
By
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,170. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing
This book is a series of short vignettes about the eight years an inexperienced middle-aged couple spent on their 37' sailboat Hyperion. For six of those years the boat was their only home as they happily cruised the Caribbean. During the years they cruised and lived on the boat, they encountered many problems and obstacles, some even life-threatening. This book recounts many of these events.
Dagny Rocks
By
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.
Comedies Under Sail or Real Races by Real Amateurs
By
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!
The Storm
By
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,010. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing
(1.00 from 1 review)
While blue water sailing through Hurricane Bob, the sailing seemed spectacular for the first several days and nights. Thick moonlight, the viscous night light that marks the passage of twilight, gives the great blue sea swells their animation under a gentle wind. The swells, rising and falling seemingly without end, could have originated from some storm thousands of miles away.
Cruising in the Clouds
By
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,380. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Cruising through the San Juan Islands in Puget Sound. Often in the late summer, before the sun dips low on the horizon, the warm moist air of the San Juan Archipelago condenses into a fine mist that rises off the surface of the ocean to shroud these islands above the clouds.
Gunkholing in the Chesapeake
By
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,300. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
Sailing and history of the Chesapeake Bay. A Great Blue Heron led our sailboat downriver between banks of the lush green foliage of Back Creek on Elk River at the northern entrance to the Chesapeake Bay. As we rounded each bend, the solitary bird would be floating on the brown mirror of water.
Mystic Seafarer's Trail: Secrets behind the 7 Wonders, Titanic's Shoes, Captain Sisson's Gold, and Amelia Earhart's Wedding
By
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.
Sail with Jim - The Dream
By
Price: Free! Words: 31,100. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A ten year old introduced to sailing by a friend makes himself a promise to someday buy his own yacht. This is the 50 year journey to fulfill that promise.
La Isla Desnuda
By
Price: Free! Words: 23,900. Language: Spanish. Published: October 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Cruises
Aventuras de un joven solitario navegando por el litoral de Ibiza en busca de la utopía de la isla virgen, que todavía palpita allí a pesar de los estragos del turismo. El relato intenta comunicar al lector la fascinación por lo natural, representado en el mundo mágico de la orilla marina, donde confluye todo: el mar, la roca, el aire, el sol, los peces y las aves, y el hombre.
Go to Sea
By
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 18,050. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
Have you ever watched a sailboat slip from its dock and cruise out to sea? Have you wanted to go along? "Go to Sea" gives you all the reasons to climb aboard a sailing adventure with your family. With plenty of links to cruising resources, web pages, and equipment information, Go to Sea is a must have for every new sailor wanting to cruise.
Sailboat Projects
By
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,850. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing
This is a marvelous collection of 13 projects to make for your sailboat. Easy, clever ideas. Some simple, some complex. All much cheaper than the cost for a similar item in a boating store. Author Clarence Jones is a sailor who invents things. And writes about how to make them. In clear, easy steps with lots of pictures. Take a peek at the Table of Contents. At this price, how can you go wrong?
Unofficial 2012 Olympic Guides: USA Sailing
By
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,420. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing
This is your complete guide to Sailing at the London Summer Olympics. Learn about sailing, who is on the American Olympic team and who to expect in the fight for the podium. This guide is your complete insider look at Sailing in the 2012 London Olympics. Includes tips on how to become an Olympic sailor!
Never Ever Buy a Yacht!
By
Series: Steve's LOL!. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,050. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing
This hilarious memoir touches all bases of what can and does go wrong with yachts at sea! In a fit of madness the Author bought a 45 foot 15 ton ocean yacht to go cruising round the world. This tracks the mind numbing journey between the 2 best days of his life (the day he bought it and the day he sold it).