Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and sailing

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.
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 and 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.
Hurricane Handbook
Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 4,570. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and 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.
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.
Seadogs, Clowns, and Gypsies
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 19,290. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and sailing
Seadogs,Clowns,& Gypsies is more than just a book about the remarkable lifestyle of various Caribbean sailors. It is a Celebration of a Way of Life. The people who inhabit these salt-stained pages(“We’re all here, because we’re not all there!”) have a true Lust for Living. They kiss life full on the lips, embrace each new day, welcome every fresh sensation.
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 and hang gliding, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and 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.
Colregs
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,080. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and sailing
International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea.
iSailing Manual
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 10,230. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and sailing
Learn how to sail the funny way! A lot of famous saiing quotes in every chapter will help you discover the wonderful world of sailing...
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.
A Beginner's Guide to the Action Photography of Boats
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 6,140. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and 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!
Rogue Waves in Hawaii
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,210. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and 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!
Kroatien mit dem Auto...und Schiff
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,970. Language: German. Published: April 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Road travel, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and 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.
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?
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 and 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.
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.
Comedies Under Sail or Real Races by Real Amateurs
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,930. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and 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!