Books tagged: sailing adventure

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Landfall: The Tale of the Solo Sailor
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Price: Free! Words: 11,560. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2014. Category: 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.
Death Benefits
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Series: A Martin Billings Story, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,520. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2014 by Float Street Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
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.
Fire Sail: The Journey Continues – Part 2
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 88,700. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
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.
Blackbeard's Cabin Boy
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,200. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
Daniel Melvin was born in the early 1700's in Scotland, became a cabin boy, and was captured by Blackbeard the pirate. Daniel escaped to Colonial America to become an American legend. This historical fiction story is an account of this formative year in his life.
Sunstrike: The Journey Home
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 88,250. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2014. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Travel
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.
John Paul: Into the Breach
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 79,470. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America
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.
Better To Know Where
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 75,310. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2014. Category: 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.
Chasing the Pacific High
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 29,270. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing
Ever since I was a kid one of my big life-dreams was to sail in the Transpac Ocean Race. When I got a chance to crew on Santa Cruz 70 for delivery from Honolulu to LA. This is the story of that ride: one of the best things I ever did in my
Sailing Ancient Seas
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Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 66,860. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
This is a story of a voyage in an old wooden sailing boat from the Mediterranean to Southeast Asia and back. It is a story of the love of a boat and along the way it explores ancient sailing routes from the Mediterranean to the Indian Ocean. This book tells not only of life after love and of the love of an old wooden sailing boat, but of the adventure of the voyage and of ancient voyagers as well.
Jagular Goes Everywhere: (mis)Adventures in a $300 Sailboat (illustrated version)
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 65,290. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » 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.