Books tagged: sailboat

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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.
Sailing Adventures in Paradise
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 98,090. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing
Vivid chronicle the authors' four years sailing adventures in the paradise of the South Seas. Told through the eyes of his sailboat it is a most refreshing and knowledge filled narrative with many insights and problem solving events. Great reading for anyone planning or contemplating planning their own sailing adventure cruise. Also includes '101 Dollar Saving Tips' useful for the cruising sailor
Razzle Dazzler - Featuring Lazy Layabout and Totally Stinky
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 15,200. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2011 by Fideli Publishing. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Entertainment
Totally Stinky and Lazy Layabout are travelers. They don’t travel far, though, because they are from Havelot and it isn’t in their natures to work too hard at anything. One day they are told by Razzle Dazzler, an 18-foot tall red-haired man, that they are to go to Make a Difference. This delightfully illustrated book tells about their adventures as they make the journey.
Sailing Misadventures of the Wild Hair
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 23,900. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
This is a compendium of four sailing stories that document the intrepid misadventures of the Wild Hair in and around the Florida Keys and the Bahamas. The MacGregor twenty five foot sailboat provides a vehicle for the Giles to "enjoy" sailing and all the challenges that go with it. Whether you are a sailor or not, you will get a laugh out of the short stories.
Gonta
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,720. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2011. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
A real-life adventure story about Alexei and Nikolai, who travel to Australia to find Gonta, a sailboat which they built with their own hands. With little money, no sailing experience and no knowledge of English, they set out on a year-long adventure of a lifetime. This is a true story of friendship, human courage and survival under extreme conditions in the freezing ocean waters.
Log of the El Dorado
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 2,690. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2011. Category: Fiction » Horror » Ghost
Short Story Recommended Ages: 14+ A blood stained lifeboat is found floating aimlessly south of Jamaica with nothing onboard except a journal and a corpse. Follow the twists of the suspense filled narrative contained within the log of the El Dorado and learn what happened to her crew. At least, what might have happened to them. In the end you must ask yourself, what do you believe?
Voyage of the Maiatla with the Naked Canadian: One Family's Mexican Odyssey
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 187,520. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and sailing
Imagine swimming, surrounded by hundreds of Giant Manta Rays on the Sea of Cortez, or riding the tail of a hurricane towards Hawaii while a second storm threatens to overtake your boat from behind. Become crew and the fifth crew member of this sailing family. Let Andy Gunson's witty style transport you to exotic ports, as he takes you along on a deeper journey of love, friendships and family.
As If Aliens In The Oceans
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Price: Free! Words: 2,460. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ocean life
Real blue-water experience with the cetaceans leads us to know they are more than clever animals, and to question our relations with them.
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.