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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.
How NOT to Go Boating - Avoid making a fool of yourself at sea
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 16,650. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2009 by Magic Lamp Press. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and sailing
This is the perfect book for any new boater or any person invited to be a guest on someone else's boat. It covers all the things NOT to do on a boat, with many suggestions on the proper conduct while aboard. Also included is an informative Un-Glossary with words NOT to say, when describing things on a boat. Lots of personal experiences mentioned that show how to avoid becoming a jerk at sea.
Carthaginian Empire 04 - Anaxagoras
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Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 3,530. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2010 by Bluewood Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
A sorry for himself Athenian mathematician, exiled from Athens on pain of death. But for Carthage his theories could lead to a navigation system. Anaxagoras has a choice. Help the natural enemies of Athens or fade into obscurity? Hanno wants his man; and his secrets to accurate navigation. Its 450BC and Hanno now knows he needs just one piece for the picture; to take Cartage on to its destiny.
Sailing Directions Avoid and Survive Hurricanes
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Price: $9.90 USD. Words: 24,000. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and sailing
This book is written for sailors. There is always the possibility of being caught out in dire circumstances. Everything you need to know is included.
The Phillips Nautical Dictionary
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 188,660. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Dictionaries
10,000 nautical words and phrases. THE COMPLETE dictionary. This is definately the best and most comprehensive nautical dictionary available in the world today.
Colregs
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,080. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and sailing
International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea.
Those Amazing Dogs Book 5: On the Coral Island
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,940. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2011. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals
In their fifth installment, Those Amazing Dogs and their human companions follow a navigational chart discovered in an ancient Mexican pyramid that leads them to a mysterious island in the South Pacific ocean. Shipwrecked and stranded, the Lhasa Apso, Yorkshire Terrier and Pit Bull find pieces to the puzzle that will get them all off the island—with help from their most unlikely new friends yet.
The Magnificent Men in their Flying Machines
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Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 12,150. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » History of things
The Magnificent Men in their Flying Machines by Don Hale: The true life drama behind the very first Daily Mail air race from London to Manchester in 1906. Based on factual reports, cuttings and personal diary entries from my great grandfather James Wood who was the police superintendent in charge of security at this historic event. Many experiences were later used in the popular film.
The Youngest Navigator
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 14,930. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
Airas Tinoco, a 14-year-old page at the court of Prince Henry the Navigator, sails as purser on a caravel exploring the coast of Africa. In the Gambia River the officers and crew of the ship are killed by poisoned arrows. Of the four surviving teen-age boys, only Aires is willing to navigate their homeward vopyage. Will they be hopelessly lost as they try to return to Portugal?
Greatest Voyages. Murder, Mutiny & Mayhem.
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 136,420. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2011. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
THRILLING NARRATIVES OF MUTINY, MURDER AND PIRACY Tales of Shipwreck and Disaster, with accounts of Providential Escapes and heart-rending fatalities. Shipwreck may be ranked among the greatest evils which man can experience. It is never void of danger, frequently of fatal issue, and invariably productive of regret.