Books tagged: sailing

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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.
Cap'n K and the Dragon
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,640. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Action & Adventure / Pirates
Cap'n K and First Mate Enzo sail off on an adventure. When a storm blows them to a desert island and they find a treasure map leading to a dragon's cave, a real adventure begins... A short bedtime story to read in the dark by the light of your phone. 3yrs+
Astro Navigation From Square One To Ocean Master
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 57,670. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2013 by M-y Books. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Maps
Astro-navigation from Square One to Ocean-master begins at the very beginning of this relatively complex subject and progresses logically through all the required "astro skills". Each new concept builds on UNDERSTANDING with no "learning by rote". A 130-word glossary, 160 diagrams and 40 worked examples, all using 2011 Sun, Moon, planet and star data, are contained in 308 pages.
Sailin' South
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 99,490. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
With sextant, sumlog, and a lot of luck the author and his wife set sail in quark, the 29’ sloop they built from a hull-and-deck to chase the sun. There was plenty of fun and excitement as King Neptune toyed with little quark. A few life-long friendships were forged along the 14,000 mile odyssey. Columbus was right; the earth is round.
Labiris
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 71,950. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2013. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures
A Hungarian-born New York artist’s fictional experiences that include murder, an irresistible love affair, and life-threatening adventures. The setting spans from New York City through snowy upstate NY to the tropical islands of the Caribbean.
Gunkholing in the Chesapeake
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,300. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
Sailing and history of the Chesapeake Bay. A Great Blue Heron led our sailboat downriver between banks of the lush green foliage of Back Creek on Elk River at the northern entrance to the Chesapeake Bay. As we rounded each bend, the solitary bird would be floating on the brown mirror of water.
Cruising in the Clouds
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,380. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Cruising through the San Juan Islands in Puget Sound. Often in the late summer, before the sun dips low on the horizon, the warm moist air of the San Juan Archipelago condenses into a fine mist that rises off the surface of the ocean to shroud these islands above the clouds.
The Fisherman of Halicarnassus
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Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 35,780. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Environmentalists & naturalists
Cevat Şakir Kabaağaçlı (1890–1973), known as the Fisherman of Halicarnassus, was the founder of the famous Mavi Yolculuk “BLUE VOYAGES”. A historian, humanist and ecologist, he was one of Turkey’s most popular writers and has been described as a modern Homer. This book explores life of the writer and the history and culture of these beautiful Aegean and Mediterranean sailing waters
Around the World in 80 Years: The Oldest Man to Sail Alone around the World - Twice!
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 82,960. Language: American English. Published: April 17, 2013 by Rambling Star Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
At the advanced ages of 78 and 89, Harry L. Heckel, Jr., fulfilled a dream: he sailed alone around the world, not once, but twice! This Old Man of the Sea goes global, describing with a dry wit and a keen eye, the 54 countries and islands he visited, plus the sail to get there. An inspiring tale that proves that age is no deterrent to fulfilling your dream!