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Red Skies In Morning: An Unforgettable Stormy Passage from Juneau to Seattle
Price: Free! Words: 8,300. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating & 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.
3 Sharks - A Sailing Story
Price: Free! Words: 18,980. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating & sailing
(4.00 from 1 review)
This is a true story. It tells of a life and death situation that I found myself in while visiting Kenya in 1987. The journey is trepidatious, the outcome life-threatening. An African native's dress becomes a 'sail' with 4 lives in the balance. And there's 'adrenaline'.....you find what you are truly capable of when your adrenaline is pumping hard.
Pressure Falling - Short Stories of Stormy Seas
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,210. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating & sailing, Nonfiction » Science & 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.
Building a Sailing Garvey
Price: Free! Words: 2,490. Language: English. Published: February 29, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating & sailing
Since 1984 New Jersey Friends of Clearwater's Environmental Sail Program (ESP) gave free environmental sail boat rides in a historical, 26 foot Tuckerton River Sailing Garvey. That vessel was retired to a seaport musuem, and we needed a new vessel. Planning, construction, launch, and sailing are all presented as a photo album with captions and narrative. Thirty eight photos, one drawing.
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 & 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.
A tranquil Day on the Strait of Canso
Price: Free! Words: 890. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating & 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.
Colregs
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,070. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating & sailing
International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea.
Deepwater Heroes: The Boats That Saved the Coast
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 920. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating & 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.
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, & brain twisters, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating & sailing
"Spot the Difference" Puzzle Photos of Boats. How many changes can you find?
Sailing Alone to Isla
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,760. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating & sailing
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
A single-handed voyage on a small sailboat from Key West Florida to Isla Mujeres, Mexico.
Rudow's e-Guide to Fishing Maryland's Public Lakes & Ponds
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,490. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Fishing, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating & sailing
The latest how-to, where-to e-guide from Lenny Rudow covers Maryland's freshwater fishing possibilities. Reservoirs like Piney Run, lakes such as Deep Creek, specific eastern shore ponds, and tactics and techniques for bass, crappie, and other freshwater fish are covered in detail.Whether you're a bank angler, a reservoir runner, or a pond hopper, you'll find this one interesting.
Rogue Waves in Hawaii
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,210. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating & sailing
My first time sailing out on the ocean, and we ran into a tropical storm with 30 foot waves and 25 to 30 knot winds. In the Alinuihaha Channel, between Maui and the big island, Hawaii, we got rolled over by 30 foot rogue waves. They came in at a 90 degree angle to the prevailing pattern and were as tall as the mast. I am lucky to be here to tell the tale!
Comedies Under Sail or Real Races by Real Amateurs
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,930. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating & sailing
These yacht races actually happened as unlikely as it may seem. There is nothing educational, serious or worthwhile in these tales but you may get a laugh from them. The first 50% is free so don't blame me if you don't like it!
Yachting For Beginners
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,390. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating & 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.
Kite Innovations - Beginner Kiting Buyers Guide
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,120. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2011 by Ebook.Gd Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Parasailing & hang gliding, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating & sailing
KiteInnovations.com created a great kite guide for beginners. This book will make you a kite expert in no time at all! Featuring kite types; single, dual, and quad line power stunt kites, cellular and box, diamond, parafoil, sled, bird. Don't forget kiting accessories like; bags, lines, reels, winders, spools, straps and handles, tails and line laundry, windsocks, wind gauges, and kite stakes.
So You Want To Go Sailing
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,290. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating & sailing
A primer for those who might be invited to go for a sail, who may be thinking about sailing or those who want to be sailors. Just basic information to make the adventure more enjoyable.
Kroatien mit dem Auto...und Schiff
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,970. Language: German. Published: April 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Road travel, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating & sailing
Jedes Land hat seine eigenen Regeln. Unser Reiseführer bietet Ihnen, als Autoreisenden, auf einfache, übersichtliche und zusammengefasste Weise alle notwendigen Informationen, die Sie bei der Reise benötigen könnten. Wir helfen Ihnen dabei, Ihre Reise in unserem Land schön und behaglich zu gestalten und dass Sie auf einfache Weise über alle notwendigen Informationen verfügen.
Understanding Your Boats Systems and Choices.
Series: Cruising Boats, How to Select, Equip and Maintain. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,800. Language: Australian English. Published: December 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating & sailing
Understanding Your Boats Systems and Choices deals in a light hearted, practical way with the choices and options that come with a boat. Windlass selection and installation, water making, water catchment, boats electrical systems, both AC and DC, 12-24v and 110-220v and living with either. Boat comfort in hot climates, shade, fans ventilation and air conditioners are included. Fun and informative.
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 & 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.

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