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Bumbling Through Paradise
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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
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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.
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.
Understanding Your Boats Systems and Choices.
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Series: Cruising Boats, How to Select, Equip and Maintain. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 12,800. Language: Australian English. Published: December 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing
Understanding Your Boats Systems and Choices deals in a light hearted, practical way with the choices and options that come with a boat. Windlass selection and installation, water making, water catchment, boats electrical systems, both AC and DC, 12-24v and 110-220v and living with either. Boat comfort in hot climates, shade, fans ventilation and air conditioners are included. Fun and informative.
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.
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.
A Life Without Borders
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 122,440. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
Would you risk it all for a dream? Carla and Dan quit their jobs, sold their house and possessions and took their two children on a 4 year adventure. The family escaped the boundaries of their stress filled life by sailing the Caribbean, backpacking through South America and an RV trip across America. They found love laughter and know they will always be stronger when they are together.
The Accidental Sailor
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Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 60,090. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
In 1976 Rod Heikell set off in Roulette, a 20 foot boat that should probably have never left the Solent, for the Mediterranean. Via the French Canals and Biscay he somehow got to the Mediterranean and sailed to Corsica, Italy and onto Greece. It records the near disasters and highs and lows of a voyage which shaped his life in ways he never imagined.He became the accidenta
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!
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!
Lessons Learned Cruising the ICW: Norfolk to Key West
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 7,920. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing
A sail and power boater's guide to cruising the 1,243 miles along the Eastern Seaboard with advice about planning the cruise, budgeting for the adventure, outfitting a boat, and boat handling and navigating the rivers, sounds and inlets.
Some Voyages Around New Zealand & Elsewhere
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 89,170. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing
In over seventy years of sailing Perce has made many voyages around New Zealand, solo return across the Tasman Sea, to the South Pacific Islands and elsewhere. He weaves observations about people, places, boats and the sea into an unusually acute feeling for the fascination of cruising in small boats.In his time GPS, chartplotters,autopilots and roller furling have revolutionised cruising.
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
The Storm
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,010. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing
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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
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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
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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
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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.
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.
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.
Diccionario Náutico y Marítimo
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 104,050. Language: Spanish. Published: January 2, 2013 by e-Diciones KOLAB. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Dictionaries
Este Diccionario Náutico y Marítimo le permitirá familiarizarse con los términos que se usan habitualmente a bordo de una embarcación hasta llegar a convertirse en un auténtico "lobo de mar" en cuanto a lenguaje se refiere. Su lectura es entretenida, ya que recoge multitud de ejemplos, anécdotas y curiosidades lo que hace que más que un libro de consulta parezca un compendio de temas relacionado