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Nonfiction » Travel » Cruises
Time Zones, Containers and Three Square Meals a Day by Maria Staal
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 78,750. Language: British English. Published: December 23, 2010 by FTK Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Cruises, Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests(4.00 from 1 review)
Deadly pirate attacks and a near collision with an oil tanker are just two of the dangers faced by the crews of today's container ships. 'Time Zones, Containers and Three Square Meals a Day', is the story of life on the high seas, where real adventures still exist. The author recounts her adventures on the container ship Serenity River in this entertaining narrative travelogue.
On the Surface by Connie Dickmeyer
Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 129,950. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Travel » Cruises
Two young entertainers elude the mob and serendipitously stumble upon a livelihood performing at sea. It was the 1970s, when Captains were kings and pretty dancers made them beg, when passengers read books in deck chairs facing the ocean spray, and when solid ships, unfazed by rough seas, turned disaster into romance.
Three Disney Cruises by Steve Burns
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 58,750. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Cruises, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
A look at cruising on the Disney Cruise Line ships through three different cruises over the course of 10 years. A mixture of travelogue, experiences, opinions, humor, and lots of photos.
Our On Board Life -- A Love Story About Two Rookie Boaters Living the Dream, Loving the Lifestyle, and Learning Everything from Scratch by Darrell Grob
Price: Free! Words: 75,910. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals, Nonfiction » Travel » Cruises
It is rare when someone gets to actually live their dream, but Skipper Darrell did! Follow him, along with his wife, on their good ship Why Knot, as they cruise America's Great Loop, America's greatest boating adventure. It's not a guide book or travelogue, but a collection of the best stories of their adventure.
Mar d'Africa. Storie di terre e di vento, di isole e di uomini: in barca a vela dal Mar Rosso verso gli oceani d'Oriente by Carlo Auriemma
Price: $9.00 USD. Words: 85,980. Language: Italian. Published: April 30, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Cruises, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing
Un uomo, una donna, su una barca a vela. Un viaggio fatto seguendo solo l'istinto e il desiderio di avventura, fuori da ogni rotta conosciuta, alla ricerca degli ultimi angoli nascosti del nostro pianeta.
From Here To Paris -- Get laid off. Buy a barge in France. Take it to Paris. by Cris Hammond
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 86,440. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Travel » Cruises
The corporate world had dumped me; given me a pat on the back and said, "have a nice life." I thought, "why the hell not?" So I bought an ancient canal barge in France and set off to live a dream. This is the story of how we dragged that old tub all the way through France and into Paris, to live in the shadow of Notre Dame. It was kicking and screaming, laughing and crying, but we made it. Voila!
Trinidad Express by James Keen
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 61,470. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Cruises
Two sailors on a 36-foot sailboat make a speedy 5,400 nautical mile ocean voyage from South Africa to Saint Helena Island, to Fernando de Noronha, Brazil, and finally to Trinidad. Over 50 color photos illustrate this book.
Sotto un grande cielo. Mille giorni di mare, di avventura e libertà. Due italiani, a vela, intorno al mondo. by Carlo Auriemma
Price: $9.80 USD. Words: 81,760. Language: Italian. Published: April 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing, Nonfiction » Travel » Cruises
E' il best seller di vela degli ultimi anni. Un uomo e una donna lasciano una esistenza normale fatta di casa e ufficio uguale a milioni di altre e partono per il giro del mondo in barca a vela. Trovano terre lontane, isole dimenticate, emozioni, paure, sbarchi rocamboleschi. Piccole e grandi avventure raccontate con un linguaggio semplice e coinvolgente che tiene incollati fino all'ultima pagina
Cargo by Jack Sender
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 108,500. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Cruises
This is slow travel, an Atlantic crossing the old way. No phone, internet, ice sculptures or dinner show with comic host. This is an account of what occurs when Jack convinces Meridith, instead of flying, to take a cargo ship home from Europe. It is a journey of nautical miles, knowledge and insight, good food, abiding friendship and transformation. Come aboard.
High Seas Drifter (Cruise Confidential 4) by Brian David Bruns
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 115,100. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Cruises, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
The surprise ending to the Cruise Confidential series! An epic sail into the sunset. Romance. Discovery. Lawsuits. One fascinating year on the world's largest sailing vessel, plying the Mediterranean was the highlight of four years at sea - and the end. It wasn't the betrayal that bothered him so much, but the lawsuits.
The Floating Gourmet - How To Cook On The Move by Jean Wolfrum
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,470. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Gourmet, Nonfiction » Travel » Cruises
This is a travel/cook book describing a once in a lifetime cruising journey across the Atlantic ocean to Europe and back again. You will read about how to cook gourmet meals at sea in a galley kitchen. This is a close and personal adventure experiencing all the wonders and joys of life on a boat and the problems of breaking down both boat and people. Maybe make your own journey and eat gourmet.
Some Voyages Around New Zealand & Elsewhere by Perce Harpham
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 89,170. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing, Nonfiction » Travel » Cruises
In over seventy years of sailing Perce has made many voyages around New Zealand, solo return across the Tasman Sea, to the South Pacific Islands and elsewhere. He weaves observations about people, places, boats and the sea into an unusually acute feeling for the fascination of cruising in small boats.In his time GPS, chartplotters,autopilots and roller furling have revolutionised cruising.
Unsinkable Mister Brown (Cruise Confidential 3) by Brian David Bruns
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 123,830. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Cruises, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
USA Best Book Award winner, double Book of the Year Award nominee, and Paris Book Festival winner. From 3X Book of the Year winning author Brian David Bruns comes a true, hilarious, and surprisingly fiery international love affair across three continents and several seas. The full story of why troubled souls seek escape by working at sea.
Ship for Brains (Cruise Confidential 2) by Brian David Bruns
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 114,410. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Cruises, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
From 3X Humor Book of the Year winning author Bruns, Ship for Brains takes on cruise ship art auctioneers: a society brimming with odd personalities drawn to the stress and isolation that invariably lead to alcohol and a Hell-may-care attitude. The burn-out rate is phenomenal, but when it works, you are king of the world. This ain't no galley tour.
Sud – la storia dell’ultima spedizione di Shackleton 1914–1917 by Ernest Shackleton
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 161,410. Language: Italian. Published: August 17, 2013 by Gingko edizioni. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Cruises
Un libro di culto dell’esplorazione, una delle più grandi storie di sopravvivenza e di eroismo di tutti i tempi.
Throughout All Manner Of Things by Jean Tyrrell
Price: $5.49 USD. Words: 73,390. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » Cruises
The three month trip around Britain was a mind blowing adventure for the Tyrrells. Sailing in unpredictable British waters was a constant challenge full of excitement, trepidation, beautiful scenery, industrial wastelands, a cupboard full of decent wine, fish and chips by the bucket load and a good cake in every port.