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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.
Hurricane Handbook
Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 4,570. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating & sailing
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
In this, as in any discussion about boats and weather, one can make no assumptions. There is little new in that matrix. Boats, the sea and weather have posed those ambiguities ever since man leapt astride a log and rode it the first time. However, there are some steps that a responsible owner can take in an attempt to minimize damage. The following suggestions, properly executed, may help.
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?
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.
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.
A Beginner's Guide to the Action Photography of Boats
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 6,120. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating & sailing, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Photography - how to
This book was written specifically to help amateur photographers capture stunning, action images of boats. The lessons can be applied to powerboats, sailboats, large boats or small boats. Technique is more important than equipment and the reader will learn how to get the most with the camera he already owns. Over fifty photographs are used as illustrations. Have fun with your camera!
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.
News Accounts of Shark Attacks
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,560. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Scuba & Snorkeling, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating & sailing
My e-book is a collection of real-life shark attacks on humans. It ranges from the early 20th century until the early 21st century. Sharks often mistake the arms and legs of people for bait fish. This is because of their poor eyesight. The text presents newspaper coverage of sharks that have victimized swimmers, scuba divers, surfers, and divers in inlets. I hope the book will encourage caution.
How NOT to Go Boating - Avoid making a fool of yourself at sea
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 16,650. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2009 by Magic Lamp Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating & sailing
This is the perfect book for any new boater or any person invited to be a guest on someone else's boat. It covers all the things NOT to do on a boat, with many suggestions on the proper conduct while aboard. Also included is an informative Un-Glossary with words NOT to say, when describing things on a boat. Lots of personal experiences mentioned that show how to avoid becoming a jerk at sea.
Living On A Narrowboat: The REAL Cost Of A Life Afloat
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 11,240. Language: Canadian English. Published: September 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating & sailing, Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference
If you have ever considered living on a narrowboat full time, this guide is for you. You'll discover ALL the costs involved when you buy and then live on a boat.
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.
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!
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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