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Up the Lake
Series: Coastal British Columbia Travel Memoirs ยท Off the Grid Living. Price: Free! Words: 70,240. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and sailing
Living off-the-grid in coastal British Columbia, where mountains drop into the sea and people practice self-reliance and a different sense of purpose. Life in a floating cabin, with travel by boat, kayak, bicycle, and all-terrain vehicle. Contrarian views of the people and places of coastal British Columbia, including the author's extensive study of one of Powell Lake's best float cabin designers.
Red Skies In Morning: An Unforgettable Stormy Passage from Juneau to Seattle
Price: Free! Words: 8,310. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and sailing, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(4.00 from 1 review)
The author, a novice sailor, and her husband set out from Juneau, Alaska on a sailboat headed for Seattle, WA. Though early spring, winter weather prevailed in the far north making the voyage long and stressful. Storms, rough seas, frigid temperatures, dense fog, intense rain squalls test their abilities, stamina and their marriage.
An Old Salt's Guide to Free Maritime Websites
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,030. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and sailing
An Old Salt's Guide to Free Maritime Websites is a list of the various websites that I have found useful to the mariner. Some is real time information, like weather and sea conditions; other sites are for marine charts and publications. All information, electronic charts and electronic publications accessible from these sites are free. All web locations are hyperlinked for easy reference.
A tranquil Day on the Strait of Canso
Price: Free! Words: 890. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and sailing
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
This is a summary of a wonderful day spent dinghy sailing in the confines of the Strait of Canso which separates mainland Nova Scotia from Cape Breton Island.
Pressure Falling - Short Stories of Stormy Seas
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,250. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and sailing, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ocean life
Are you warm, safe and dry? Good - because the ocean can be a dangerous place and never more so than when the barometric pressure plummets and huge waves start to rise. These five short stories - chilling, funny and scary in turns - will show you just how ugly and dangerous the sea can become. Wrap up warm and safe when you read this book, because the raw power of storms comes roaring to life.
Sailing Alone to Isla
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,760. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and sailing
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
A single-handed voyage on a small sailboat from Key West Florida to Isla Mujeres, Mexico.
The Fog and Tunnel Vision
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,420. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2014 by Soapbox Rising Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and sailing, Nonfiction » Transportation » Navigation
This is a brief description of one of the hazards to be encountered when maneuvering a boat in the fog.
Sailing Misadventures of the Wild Hair
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 23,900. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and sailing
This is a compendium of four sailing stories that document the intrepid misadventures of the Wild Hair in and around the Florida Keys and the Bahamas. The MacGregor twenty five foot sailboat provides a vehicle for the Giles to "enjoy" sailing and all the challenges that go with it. Whether you are a sailor or not, you will get a laugh out of the short stories.
It would be Nice to have a Boat
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,280. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and sailing, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
The things that can go wrong when you wish for a boat. The miseries of a boat buyer turned renovator.
Our On Board Life -- A Love Story About Two Rookie Boaters Living the Dream, Loving the Lifestyle, and Learning Everything from Scratch -- Volume 3
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,280. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and sailing, Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
Darrell and Lisa finally get underway on their Great Loop Adventure. The first objective is to figure everything out and get on up to Jacksonville, Florida.
Spot the Difference - Boats - Eight Puzzle Sets to Solve For All Ages
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 180. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles and brain twisters, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and sailing
"Spot the Difference" Puzzle Photos of Boats. How many changes can you find?
Deepwater Heroes: The Boats That Saved the Coast
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 940. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and sailing, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Photography - Photo books
When the impact of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill came to light, it was local fisherman that stepped up and set sail in hope of solving the crisis. Using their personal vessels, these men and women performed a great service to the Gulf of Mexico as well as the people who love and depend on it for survival. See their vessels in action as well as what they were up against in this pictorial.
Nautical Musings
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 28,330. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and sailing
Thirty-seven short stories are excerpted from original articles published 1993 to 1996 in a weekly newspaper column named Nautical Musings that appreared in The Daily Southerner in Tarboro, NC.
Rescued: Relocating, Restoring and Reviving the Pretty Lady: A Photo Essay
Price: Free! Words: 2,140. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and sailing, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing
This short photo essay is not just about renovating a boat, but about reviving a family treasure. It is about maintaining one man's legacy that began in the dusty heart of Oklahoma in 1926. It is about an old Alaska boat, and how a new Idaho crew brought her back to life.
Yachting For Beginners
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,390. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and sailing, Nonfiction » Career Guides » Transportation
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.
Mayan Mariners
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,840. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and sailing
Sailing the Mayan trade routes in Belize, Mexico and Guatemala from their earliest prehistory until today, each generation of the Maya people has seen new ideas, change and the slow incursion of the modern world. They are themselves like their own sacred Ceiba tree thrusting upward for light while straining their roots down into the dry ruins of their past.