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How to Select and Buy a Cruising Boat at Home or Offshore.
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Series: Cruising Boats, How to Select, Equip and Maintain. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 11,310. Language: Australian English. Published: September 9, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Ocean transport
Outlines the selection and purchase of cruising sailing boats with particular detail on purchasing from the USA. Includes checklists for boat inspections, discussion on vessel types, tax, formalities and importation methods. A light hearted but factual read as amusing as it is informative.
Two Clowns Cross the Pacific in a Small Boat
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 9,760. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing
Tells of a sailing journey from San Diego to Australia in a 40 foot sailing boat. Covers Mexico, French Polynesia, Cook Islands, Tonga and Fiji. Also has a chapter on various events "that were too much fun," for the crew. Includes useful detail on various formalities required in the respective ports of call.
Important Upgrades for Your Cruising Boat
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Series: Cruising Boats, How to Select, Equip and Maintain. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 10,380. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing
Canvas, sails, marine sanitation systems, redundant systems and fuel systems. Five easy to read chapters explaining the benefits and pitfals of these topics. Choose the best benefit for your money.
Coming Home
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 90,240. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2012 by Highland Press Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
“A woman’s love is strong, more powerful than all the ghosts in Ireland...” After a year in America, an Irish village girl yearns to return to the green land that is her heart’s home. War and betrayal have taken everything from Cavan Callaghan—his home, his family, and the woman he loved. As the ghosts of a past that can never quite be forgotten rise to threaten their newfound happiness.
Joy's Christmas Wishes
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,160. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2012 by Highland Press Publishing. Category: Fiction » Romance » Regency
A delightful Regency tale of a young girl and her dreams... “I wish for my father to stay home, and never go out on a ship again unless he takes us with him. Oh, look!” Joy cried as she pointed to the sky. The stars were just beginning to come out. “Look, the stars are twinkling. That means I get my wish! You’re going to be my new mother!”
Lizzie's Laces
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,740. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2012 by Highland Press Publishing. Category: Fiction » Romance » Regency
A Short Story - Lizzie Rawlston left her home in Boston for Liverpool, determined to start a new life and forget all about the handsome packet captain who had once been her best friend—and with whom she had the misfortune of falling in love. However, Tony had made it clear he wanted only one thing in life: the sea. He didn't want to be bothered with a family, or worse, a wife.
Leif Erikson: Was He The First Man To Discover America?
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Series: 15-Minute Books ยท 15-Minute Biographies. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,420. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Why do we celebrate Columbus Day? Christopher Columbus wasn't the first man to discover America. He wasn't even the first European to set up a town in America. In fact, there were lots of people here before him. Many people think that the first man to explore North America was Leif Erikson. Leif's father was Erik Thorvaldson. He was also known as Erik the Red. Read about Leif's life in this book.
Apothesion of the Ocean
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Price: Free! Words: 23,590. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Three thousand miles of the Pacific Ocean, distilled into a wealth of poetry.
Eliza
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 77,660. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2013 by Champagne Books. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
The best reason to leave home forever is a husband who wants you dead.
Sail Away from Botany Bay
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 44,320. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2013 by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
1791. Three years after being transported to Botany Bay, Mary Broad, her two small children, husband and several desperate prisoners escape the cruel conditions of Australia's first convict colony. Stealing a boat in the middle of the night, they set off on their long voyage north - to freedom or death.