Books tagged: boat building

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Mid Ocean
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 134,560. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2011. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
The year is 1984, the height of the South Florida drug war. Miami and its surrounding communities resemble the wild west where easy money, fast boats and danger on the high seas await for one unsuspecting rookie Customs Agent. In the novel Mid Ocean by T. Rafael Cimino, the sea really does hold many secrets.
100 Tips For Contractors - Book 3
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Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 7,660. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Sales and Marketing
This is the third book and will provide you with #200 through #300 of the fantastic tips, from Greg's popular construction book,” 501 Contractor Tips.” Greg went ahead and broke the book down, to make it more affordable, for contractors who only need advice in specific areas.
The Alaskan Voyage of the Sea Shanty
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Price: Free! Words: 22,550. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
This is my story of healing and exploration while fulfilling a lifelong dream of sailing my own boat to Alaska. Sailing to Alaska is common enough but sailing in a boat you finished yourself is less common. The experience allowed me to grow out of my illness and experience life to a much fuller extent. This story is based on the short email accounts I sent to family and friends while traveling.
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.
More Faster Backwards: Rebuilding David B
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 72,960. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
More Faster Backwards is the story of Christine and Jeffrey Smith’s uncertain struggle to rebuild the Motor Vessel David B and their journey to Alaska on an untested seventy-seven year old wooden boat to begin the life of their dreams.
Comparing Production Boats in Order to Get What You Need
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Series: Cruising Boats, How to Select, Equip and Maintain. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 10,000. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing
Details in a fun manner the difference between various production sailing boats and suggests numerous differences and points to help select a better vessel. Examines materials, hardware, engines, sails and much more.
Uncharted: Story for a Shipwright
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 95,490. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
When a peculiar young woman shows up at the Wesley House Bed and Breakfast with far-fetched tales of shipwrecks and survival, shipwright Sam Wesley isn’t sure if Marlena is incredibly imaginative or just plain delusional. Her strangeness is a fresh breeze in his stagnant life, but the competition for her heart is fierce, while Sam’s own tumultuous past jeopardizes his only chance at happiness.
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.
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.
Jagular Goes Everywhere: (mis)Adventures in a $300 Sailboat
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 64,970. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and sailing
With a steadfastly contrarian sensibility and a lively appreciation of both the profound and the absurd, Tom Pamperin sets out with his cantankerous sidekick Jagular (a fourteen-foot sailboat he built from cheap plywood, a 2x4 mast, and a $20 tarp for a sail) on a series of sail and oar (mis)adventures ranging from the Gulf Coast to the Great Lakes.