Books tagged: sailing adventure

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Better To Know Where
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 75,310. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action
Better To Know Where (BTKW) is an exciting look at a sailing voyage in San Francisco Bay. The author brings you aboard his small yacht on an insightful three day voyage through space, time and philosophy. Rooted in aesthetics and the waterfront history of the San Francisco Bay, the novel starts with the basic premise embedded in the title and never looks back.
Unto the Breach
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 79,810. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America, Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures
1761. As a teenage ship's apprentice, John Paul is thrown into the physical and human maelstroms of life on the high seas during the height of the Seven Year's War. Though Paul will go on to become the "Father of the American Navy," he must first survive this first voyage and navigate the treacherous waters of scandal and conspiracy that threaten the lives of every crew member on the Friendship.
Sunstrike: The Journey Home
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 88,250. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Travel, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
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When a massive solar storm obliterates earth’s technology, Bradley, a carefree young man, is stranded at an Indonesian holiday resort far from home. He faces a long and perilous journey home to help his widowed mother, encountering storms, dangerous wildlife, and others seeking to profit from unwary travellers. Faced with destruction, deception and death on his travels, Bradley grows up fast.
Fire Sail: The Journey Continues – Part 2
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 88,700. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
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Fire Sail: The Miraculous Attainment of a Family's Dream– Part 1 describes the 7 yrs of trials & tribulations as the Marins build a 40-foot sailboat from a bare hull in Maine. Not a travelogue, the story follows their lives and events on a two-year live-aboard adventure. Part 2 finds the Marins sailing deep into exotic seas. Along the way they make new friends and experience new adventures.
Death Benefits
Series: A Martin Billings Story, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,520. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2014 by Float Street Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
It's hard to close a business deal when you can't find the person who is supposed to sign the papers. In fact, all Martin Billings can find is the man's sailboat, and it's burning on a Venezuelan beach. A mysterious woman and an ex British spy seem interested in finding the man too, but why? Martin needs some answers, and preferably before Ugly Bill gets too tired of him playing detective.
Landfall: The Tale of the Solo Sailor
Price: Free! Words: 11,560. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Fantasy
A lone sailor races the sun to find a safe anchorage near Virgin Gorda. It is a race, for if he does not anchor before dark, he risks losing his ship and his life. At last light, he finds a protected cove where his life is about to be changed forever. This is a tale of love and lust and the spirits that inhabit the islands... with an ending that will leave the reader lusting for more.
Life Boat: How a century old boat and a new dream inspired an adventure of a lifetime
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 95,450. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and sailing
Mark, Karen and the Arab, a 100-year-old leaking lifeboat, battle October gales around the Coast of England, find themselves blocked in by ice in France, take unbelievable detours, and make minor mistakes that lead to major problems. Equal parts romantic travelogue, suspense, high sea adventure and resurrection, Life Boat is one biographical voyage you won’t want to miss.
Fire Sail: A Miraculous Attainment of a Family's Dream – Part 1
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 87,150. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
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This is a true, almost unbelievable story, of how our Maine family, over a 7-year period and on a shoestring budget, with sweat, tenacity, and what we conceded as Divine Intervention, managed to build a beautiful and seaworthy 40-foot sailboat. Then, a couple of years later, sell most everything we owned, enroll our 2 sons in correspondence school, and sail away for a 2-year adventure.
Jagular Goes Everywhere: (mis)Adventures in a $300 Sailboat
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 64,970. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and sailing, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and sailing
With a steadfastly contrarian sensibility and a lively appreciation of both the profound and the absurd, Tom Pamperin sets out with his cantankerous sidekick Jagular (a fourteen-foot sailboat he built from cheap plywood, a 2x4 mast, and a $20 tarp for a sail) on a series of sail and oar (mis)adventures ranging from the Gulf Coast to the Great Lakes.
A Warm Sea - Dreaming of Sailing and Making It Happen: Tales of our cruising life in the Mediterranean
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 86,490. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing
This is the whimsical story of a couple who left their comfortable suburban life and embarked on a journey of exploration and self-discovery by living on board their sailboat and cruising the Mediterranean. It is about the challenges and delights of the cruising life, the cultures and histories from the Middle East to the Tuscan Islands, the friendly people they met, and the irresistible cuisines.