Books tagged: sailing adventure

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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.
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.
Chasing the Pacific High
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 29,270. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2014. Categories: 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
Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 66,860. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2014. Categories: 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)
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 65,290. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2014. Categories: 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.
Idiot Afloat, Book I, Living and Cruising on Wishbone, Ultramarine Blue and My Detour
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 59,420. Language: Canadian English. Published: December 25, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing
This story takes the reader through three years of cruising the Bahamas, the Florida Keys and Cuba. The writer, Sharon Lehnert, a Lake Ontario sailor and racer, had to learn how to live on a cruising boat, as a single-handed sailor, sometimes with novice crew. Sharon made many mistakes, and her adventures, often funny, are a cautionary tale for those setting out for southern salty waters.
A Master Mariner's Tale: A Victorian Action Adventure, Espionage and Spy Thriller Novel
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,320. Language: British English. Published: December 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage, Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures
Based on real people and events of the time this action thriller novel takes the reader on a gripping mystery and espionage adventure. Richard Raine is the master of the collier brigantine “The William Thrift” that enters Seaham Harbour in April 1881. Richard could never have imagined the adventure that was to unfold when he sailed out of harbour and into an international spy and conspiracy plot.
Through The Storm
You set the price! Words: 17,320. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Action & Adventure / Survival Stories, Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures
An adventure story for 9-12 year olds. Ross is on his first holiday without his parents, when a sudden storm separates him and his friends from their sailing instructor and tests their powers of initiative to the limit while they wait to be rescued. This tale is the modern answer to Swallows and Amazons and The Famous Five.
Tides of Peril
Price: Free! Words: 64,130. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
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Sometimes a nightmare is necessary to get to the dream. In hopes of saving his marriage, Sam takes his family on an exotic sailing adventure. Unexpected visitors sidetrack Sam's plan before they leave the marina. It's a sailing adventure across the storm ridden Gulf of Mexico, to the ultimate abduction in the Yucatan Peninsula.
Sailing the Caribbean Islands
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 99,640. Language: American English. Published: March 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
“What’s it REALLY like to sail the Caribbean islands?” We are frequently asked this question. For two seasons, we’ve sailed the island chain and this book relates our daily adventures. Whether you’re an armchair sailor, a lover of adventure in general or you are contemplating sailing down island yourself, we think you will enjoy sharing our many fun times and humorous incidents.