Books tagged: sailing

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The Blue Bicycle
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Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 36,660. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Artie Royal has had a rough life and he has suffered more loss and rejection than anyone should have to bear. Still, he rises above the problems confronting him, and he does it with charity and grace and understanding. In fact, it eventually becomes as easy for him to push his concerns aside as it was at age eight to soar down Main Street on that blue bike, wind whistling in his ears.
Poems of a Travelling Man
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,510. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2013. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
Paul Chapman spent many years travelling throughout England and Scotland. After leaving England by boat he was washed up in Spain. These poems have been influenced by his travells and the people he met on the way. Some funny , some tragic but all have a story to tell. This is his second book of poetry the first being Poems of the Sea
Yachting For Beginners
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,390. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and sailing
This guide is aimed at those wand to learn yachting. It is full of essential information and useful pointers and tips to help get you started. If you think that even setting foot on a yacht would involve spending the next year living on a diet of mud and navel fluff then this is the book for you.
Stories Fiction & True of People Around the World
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 33,890. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Fiction and nonfiction short stories set around the world, including Ireland, the Caribbean, Morocco, Croatia, Mexico, Wisconsin, Pennsylvania, Kauai, Massachusetts and Texas. The fiction ranges from being Scared Sober to the love stories The Love Lamb and Berber Boy Seeks First Wife, Must Like Camels. The nonfiction stories include Glenn Doherty, a SEAL killed in Benghazi and the people of Kauai.
Lessons Learned Cruising the ICW: Norfolk to Key West
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 7,920. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing
A sail and power boater's guide to cruising the 1,243 miles along the Eastern Seaboard with advice about planning the cruise, budgeting for the adventure, outfitting a boat, and boat handling and navigating the rivers, sounds and inlets.
Serendipity on the Water
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Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 21,340. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A collection of short stories, essays and poems about journeying to Southeast Alaska for a seasonal job and remaining for twenty-six years. I connected deeply to this far-away land finding adventure along every trail hiked, every fjord sailed.
The Mahogany Tree * El árbol de caoba
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,070. Language: American English. Published: May 25, 2013 by Piggy Press Books. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
Follow the mahogany tree in its struggle for survival and purpose in nature - from seedling to majestic grandeur and then to a life of service to man and his adventures on the open seas. Its beauty captured not only in Al Sprague’s and Dagny Sprague’s words, but through Al’s exquisite pen and ink drawings. Bilingual juvenile novel - English and Spanish. International Book Awards Finalist.
The Captain, the Avaeste and the King
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Price: Free! Words: 130,740. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
It’s about a boy, a ship, a crew of misfits, and a desperate quest. The Captain, the Avaeste and the King is a fast-paced and heart-warming adventure following Captain Ashton, Swamp Morris, Santee, Dew, and an irregular crew, as they search for the elusive Carex Argentius. Finalist in the 2011 Caleb Prize for unpublished fiction.
Captain Mark's Way
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 68,640. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing
True Caribbean Stories and Reflections of a Sailing Captain. From the Virgin Islands to Grenada, enjoy over 30 years of Caribbean madness as only a Charter Boat captain can recall, with photos. Contemplate 16 "One Page Wonders," presented to help view life and it's challenges. (Available free at CaptainMarksWay.com) Everyone has their own way, this is Captain Mark's!
Masthead Lookout
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 107,990. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2013 by Austin Macauley. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Masthead Lookout is a journal of personal experiences, written by Geoff Shelton whilst he was serving in the Royal Navy. He journeys as far afield as the Arctic and Crete during his stint in the Navy between 1943 and 1947. Geoff Shelton starts out on HMS Corinthian at first, and his experiences of Navy life in the positions in which he worked have been detailed here.