Books tagged: cruising

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World Voyagers
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 77,890. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2008. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Indie and IPPY Award Winner 2008! The e-book version of “World Voyagers” brings all of the adventures of Phil, Amy and Stew to small hand-held devices. Embark on a hunt for crocodiles, while waiting for the dentist. Frolic naked in a Polynesian ceremonial mare, while waiting in line at the post office. Read, eat and weep as you learn about love, loss and goats head soup.
Collected Fat
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Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 57,130. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and sailing
The Collected Fat represents the very best writing from one of the most outrageous writers in the Caribbean. Cap’n Fatty will enthrall you with his rollicking tales of Lush Tropical Vegetables, Wonderful Waterfront Wackos, and Colorful Caribbean Characters. A number of these stories will make you laugh. A few will touch your heart. One might change you, ever-so-slightly, forever.
Celestial Navigation for the Complete Idiot - A Simple Explanation
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 25,310. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2009 by Magic Lamp Press. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and sailing
At last - a plain English explanation of a valuable navigation procedure, without complicated diagrams, astronomy, or strange scientific words. Reading this book is guaranteed to raise your level from ‘Idiot’ up to being merely ‘Navigationally Challenged,’ and will also suggest how to further elevate your status to that of Competent Navigator. This book won a 2011 Global eBook Award.
Life Was A Cabaret: A Tale of Two Fools, A Boat, and a Big-A** Ocean
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Price: $7.97 USD. Words: 58,540. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2009 by Moonlight Mesa Associates. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
A rollicking, award-winning travel memoir that details a hilarious six years aboard the sloop, Cabaret, as the author manages to stay afloat for 25,000 miles of fun and adventure from Alaska to the South Pacific. A terrific read for sailors or those who love adventure stories and sea yarns. If you're planning to go to sea, this book is a MUST! Audacious and bold!
Rich Johnson’s Guide to Trailer Boat Sailing
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 85,160. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2010 by NorLightsPress. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
A trailerable sailboat is the ideal way to explore the country -- wherever there is water. To make the most of this exciting lifestyle, owners of trailerable sailboats need three things -- an understanding of the boat and how to use it; knowledge about the tow vehicle and trailer used to transport the boat; and a spirited sense of adventure to live the dream. This book will help you get started.
Scams And Hypocrisy
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,970. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
We are living in an era when the level of hypocrisy throughout the world is unprecedented. There has been hypocrisy since the beginning of time, but there has also been mockery and shafts of truth which have punctured the hypocrisy. Today, there is no mockery or truth. Anyone who contradicts the government is attacked and persecuted. This book pricks some of the more outrageous hypocrisies.
Cruising Cape Horn and Patagonia
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,070. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Cape Horn has long been a place of adventure, history and fear. Almost every ocean sailor has had a dream of sailing round Cape Horn. It is the ultimate sailing challenge. Join this couple as they take a cruise round Cape Horn on the 70,000 ton cruise ship Splendour of the Seas. Afterwards they returned to spend ten days exploring Patagnia.
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
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.
Cruising for the Perfect Canned Tuna
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,180. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2011 by Jadari Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Sex and Relationships  » Women's sexuality
An essay on dating in the 21st Century, written for women, by a woman! Injects casual insight and humor into the search for a mate.
The Cruise of the Jest
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 79,940. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
The Cruise of the Jest is the story of a sixteen-year-old boy whose father tells him to sail a 35-foot boat from San Francisco to Hawaii. The boy refuses and instead tries to hide by sailing down the coast of California. But his father follows him, chasing him farther west, until eventually the boy sails alone around the world.