Books tagged: sailboats

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The Asking - and other stories
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,180. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
If Nicholas Sparks rewrote Hemingway's short stories in the style of F. Scott Fitzgerald, the result would be this dazzling collection.
iSailing Manual
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 10,230. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and sailing
Learn how to sail the funny way! A lot of famous saiing quotes in every chapter will help you discover the wonderful world of sailing...
A Mango for the Teacher: Running the Beach and Running a School in Cancun's Early Days
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 56,120. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Deborah, a spirited young teacher of English as a Second Language, flees NYC's ’70 fiscal crisis, heading for Mexico’s Yucatán peninsula. Her destination? A small hamlet/construction camp adjoining a spectacular undeveloped beach: Cancún. Hilarious experiences follow harrowing ones as a class for four becomes a school for four hundred. Then come love, adventure and misadventure too.
Sailing Into Darkness
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,860. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2011. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Making a dream come true, Deesha Harris and her fiancé are seeing the world from the deck of a sailboat. The dream turns into a nightmare, however, when they are hijacked by Somali pirates. After her boat is destroyed and her fiancé has disappeared, Deesha alone must face beatings, humiliation, rape, and confinement. Her journey-of-a-lifetime has now become a frantic battle to survive.
Sailboat Projects
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,850. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing
This is a marvelous collection of 13 projects to make for your sailboat. Easy, clever ideas. Some simple, some complex. All much cheaper than the cost for a similar item in a boating store. Author Clarence Jones is a sailor who invents things. And writes about how to make them. In clear, easy steps with lots of pictures. Take a peek at the Table of Contents. At this price, how can you go wrong?
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.
Messing About in Boats
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 26,370. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2013 by Soapbox Rising Press. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
(Short Story Collection) Danger on the high seas, on the banks of a mythic river, and in a 19th century lumber port! Storms, collisions, abandonment, a fed-up ferryman, and Queen Victoria's birthday—they all mean terrible trouble for the denizens of this collection. This collection contains six rousing tales of derring-do and existential angst.
Moby-Stick; or, The Log
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,570. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2013 by Soapbox Rising Press. Category: Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure
(Short Story) Sudden terror on the Pacific Ocean. He doesn't want to take the daughter of his father's most important customer sailing, but the old man insists. When she arrives in Newport, Oregon, for the trip, despite the chilly summer day, she has on shorts and a bikini top—the perfect picture of a spoiled, clueless brat. His heart doubly sinks. Can he survive the next three hours?
The Storm and Sixpence
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,560. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2013 by Soapbox Rising Press. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures
(Short Story) Danger on the high seas. When the weather turns snotty, a fine April sail up the Oregon coast turns nasty. Cold water and hot tempers mix together into a lethal, swirling brew.
Damsel in Distress
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,090. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2013 by Soapbox Rising Press. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures
(Short Story Plus Bonus Stroy) When the freighter Pacific Trading Victor loses a clutch of cargo containers overboard, all but one of the them sinks within a few days. The survivor, however, rides the currents toward the coast of the Pacific Northwest, toward the north-south shipping lanes, where Damsel, a forty-foot sailboat, is blissfully sailing northward.