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Up the Lake
Series: Coastal British Columbia Travel Memoirs · 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 & 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.
Celestial Navigation for the Complete Idiot - A Simple Explanation
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 25,310. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2009 by Magic Lamp Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating & sailing
At last - a plain English explanation of a valuable navigation procedure, without complicated diagrams, astronomy, or strange scientific words. Reading this book is guaranteed to raise your level from ‘Idiot’ up to being merely ‘Navigationally Challenged,’ and will also suggest how to further elevate your status to that of Competent Navigator. This book won a 2011 Global eBook Award.
Last Smallmouth
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 53,400. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2012 by Fideli Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Fishing, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating & sailing
“I don’t care what size my last fish will be …I just want it to be a smallmouth.”~Tony Bean Tony Bean, one of America’s most renowned smallmouth bass fishermen, is back fishing and teaching anglers the sport he loves. The Last Smallmouth provides step-by-step techniques for catching the elusive smallmouth as well as showing anglers good fishing practices.
Risk to Gain
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 43,040. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Water sports, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating & sailing
(5.00 from 1 review)
Have you ever dreamed of sailing around the world? If so, it probably wasn’t like this - stomach-churning storms, frustrating calms, broken gear, shattered hopes and stunning victories. Risk to Gain is the story of the men and women aboard two boats sailing around the world in the classic Whitbread Race. Travel with them on their voyage and gain a unique insight into their inspirational journey.
An Old Salt's Practical Guide to Boating
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 47,280. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating & sailing
(5.00 from 1 review)
A basic boating guide, told in a salty tale format. Emphasis is on the practical and not on calculations and theory that the average boater doesn't need. The author has over 40 years of experience on the water as a pleasure boater, Coast Guardsman and commercial tug captain. This is an easy reading and entertaining way to become a proficient boater.
The Tahiti Syndrome-Hawaiian Style
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 172,250. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating & sailing
The Tahiti Syndrome Hawaiian Style is an introspective journey taken under sail into the very heart of the Great Pacific Ocean to the magnificent Hawaiian archipelago. The author seeks life and love while attempting to ascertain the meaning of life as seen from the deck of a 52 foot ketch, the sailing vessel Maiatla II.
Construya su propio barco
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,830. Language: Spanish. Published: March 9, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating & sailing, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » General
Construya su propio barco es una obra técnica escrita con lenguaje claro para que cualquier persona pueda entender los conceptos y construir su embarcación de forma fácil y económica.
Bobbing to the Baltic
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 94,490. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating & sailing, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
(5.00 from 1 review)
This is the story of my cruise from Edinburgh to the Russian border aboard my 27ft yacht ‘Zophiel’. In 2012 we left the Forth to cross the North Sea. Though we had intended to go to Denmark, wimpiness and poor navigation took us to Holland instead. I sailed to the Baltic, cruising the islands of Sweden and Finland as far as Russia. I returned, via Estonia and the east of Sweden, to Holland.
Ker-SPLASH! Recreational Power Boaters Guide
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 84,190. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating & sailing
This book of non-fishing, recreational powerboats, a step up from the very basic Power Boating for Dummies, offers the avid boater or novice a comprehensive overview of the hobby. Packed inside are how-to articles, builder histories and addresses, and engine option details. This 2002 publication is being offered at a special low price prior to the 2010 release of an updated edition.
Voyage of the Maiatla with the Naked Canadian: One Family's Mexican Odyssey
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 187,520. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating & sailing
Imagine swimming, surrounded by hundreds of Giant Manta Rays on the Sea of Cortez, or riding the tail of a hurricane towards Hawaii while a second storm threatens to overtake your boat from behind. Become crew and the fifth crew member of this sailing family. Let Andy Gunson's witty style transport you to exotic ports, as he takes you along on a deeper journey of love, friendships and family.
Skagerrak and Back
Price: $2.40 USD. Words: 32,070. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating & sailing
“Skagerrak and Back” is the story of my North Sea circuit aboard my 27ft yacht. This is not a tale of astonishing derring-do and bravery in the face of insurmountable odds. Neither does it purport to be a pilot book or sailing directions. It’s just the story of an achieveable summer cruise aboard a seaworthy wee boat.
Beginner’s Guide to Boating: A How to Guide
Series: Travel, Book 7. Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 31,140. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2013 by Altiora Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating & sailing, Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks & Manuals
Everything an absolute beginner needs to get out there on the water and start enjoying life far from the madding crowd, out where it is just you and the sea and sky. If you're planning on buying a boat or already have one that's not being used, it's time to learn how to use it. You can start this great learning journey by reading Beginner's Guide to Boating (includes Glossary of Nautical terms).
Up the Strait
Series: Coastal British Columbia Travel Memoirs · Off the Grid Living. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,600. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating & sailing
Boating, hiking, and survival off the grid in coastal British Columbia, where mountains drop into the sea and people practice self-reliance and a different sense of purpose. Destinations on the Strait of Georgia that can be reached by boat, bicylcle, and all-terrain vehicle. Sea kayaking in the Gulf Islands. Contrarian views of the people and places of coastal British Columbia.
Collected Fat
Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 54,530. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating & sailing
The Collected Fat represents the very best writing from one of the most outrageous writers in the Caribbean. Cap’n Fatty will enthrall you with his rollicking tales of Lush Tropical Vegetables, Wonderful Waterfront Wackos, and Colorful Caribbean Characters. A number of these stories will make you laugh. A few will touch your heart. One might change you, ever-so-slightly, forever.
The Complete Guide To Learning How To Sail
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 21,680. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating & sailing
This ebook has been developed by sailing experts to help people get started in this great sport, sailing. All the information and guidance is here in a step by step format, giving the new comers to sailing the theory and confidence to take those next steps forward, getting out on the water. If you are new to sailing, then this is a must to get you started in this fantastic sport.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) Rescue and Survival Systems Manual - Surviving Without a Raft, Skills, Swimmer Equipment, PFDs, Vests, Clothing, Beacons, Buoys
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 78,390. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating & sailing, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Safety & first aid
Part of our value-added professional format series of U.S. military manuals, this U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) rescue and survival systems manual covers survival skills and equipment for water survival.
Sea Gypsies Down Under
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 30,700. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2011 by Heather Mackay. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating & sailing
(3.00 from 1 review)
A guide to life at sea. A collection of interviews with cruising folk who shared their own personal experiences. Some told of frightful events while others had wonderful relaxed voyages. There is a mine of valuable information about storms, pirates, shootings, shipwrecks, man-overboard, diving experiences and shark attacks, plus other helpful advice for those who want to go cruising offshore.
Dreamer of the Day: A story of Love, Sailing and Adventure
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 76,070. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2018 by MoshPit Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating & sailing
Losing two yachts, the first off the coast of Africa and the second on a reef in New Guinea, would be enough for anyone, but not John and Jan Nicholls. They recovered to live the dream – building four sailing catamarans, chartering on Sydney harbour, and finishing by building a luxury lodge in Queensland.
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 & sailing, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor & satire
The things that can go wrong when you wish for a boat. The miseries of a boat buyer turned renovator.
Sailing Directions Avoid and Survive Hurricanes
Price: $9.90 USD. Words: 24,000. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating & sailing
This book is written for sailors. There is always the possibility of being caught out in dire circumstances. Everything you need to know is included.

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