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Life Boat: How a century old boat and a new dream inspired an adventure of a lifetime
By Mark Harwood
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 95,450. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and sailing
Mark, Karen and the Arab, a 100-year-old leaking lifeboat, battle October gales around the Coast of England, find themselves blocked in by ice in France, take unbelievable detours, and make minor mistakes that lead to major problems. Equal parts romantic travelogue, suspense, high sea adventure and resurrection, Life Boat is one biographical voyage you won’t want to miss.
How to Select, Equip and Maintain a Cruising Boat. The Series.
By John Champion
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 64,310. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing
This book is a compilation of the authors other e books on cruising boats. The material is the same but makes it all available in one volume at a much lower price. Thirty seven different chapters beginning with comparing boats and the various aspects of different designs and builds. The buying process, equipping for a voyage and numerous practical articles; Easy reading with a humorous approach.
Voyage of the Heart
By Dave Tripiciano
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 120,300. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and sailing
Dodging Hurricanes, Searched For By The Coast Guard, And Plagued By Engine Trouble, Dave Tripiciano Was Lost And Aground Several Times As He Made His Way Up The Coast Of America In His Twenty Five Foot Sailboat “God Speed”. Surviving Life Threatening Situations, He Met And Touched The Lives Of Many People Along The Way. “Voyage Of The Heart” Is The True Story Of His Amazing Adventure, And A Powe
Bobbing to the Baltic
By Martin Edge
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 94,490. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and sailing
(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.
The Tahiti Syndrome-Hawaiian Style
By Andrew Gunson
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 172,800. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and 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.
Last Smallmouth
By Tony Bean
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 53,400. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2012 by Fideli Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Fishing
“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.
Bluejacket: A Sailor's Life
By Chet Bright with Derek Turner
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,800. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
From World War II to Korea to Vietnam, Chet Bright handled some of the Navy’s most dangerous jobs. He faced the prospect of death at sea many times, but he lived for the adventure. Bluejacket is the story of those adventures, from his days at war to his post-military years sailing the Caribbean. He gave his life to the sea. In return, it gave him these memories.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) Marine Safety Manual Volume One, Marine Safety Program, Environmental Response, Commercial Vessel Safety, Boating Safety
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 172,530. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and sailing
Part of our value-added professional format series of U.S. military manuals, this U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) manual covers the basics of the marine safety program including boating safety, commercial vessel safety, environmental response, and more.
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
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 78,390. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and sailing
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.
Eurisko Sails West: A Year in Panama
By Connie McBride
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 110,120. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Far from a travel log, this book is an adventure that allows the reader to explore the beauty and challenges of living in rural Panama. When an emergency prevents them from leaving the country, decisions become more difficult and have shocking consequences. Neighbors transform into rescuers, and in the end, we are all reminded of the importance of appreciating life, wherever we may be.
Farther Up the Strait
By Wayne Lutz
Series: Coastal British Columbia Travel Memoirs · Off the Grid Living. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 57,590. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and sailing
Boating 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, with contrarian views of the people and places of coastal British Columbia. A follow-up book to the original 'Up the Strait,' which constitutes a set of two books that can be read in either order.
An Incredible Journey: The Idlewild Expedition
By Ben Gray
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 77,820. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and sailing
Hillbilly landlubber Ben Gray and his sons launched a 55 hp boat near their ranch in Alberta. 2,000 miles with portages and groundings to the Arctic Ocean. Then west past Alaska to the Bering St and turned back North and East through the ice choked NW Passage to circumnavigate the world in 2005. From hurricanes to pirates to being arrested to meeting lovely people, it was An Incredible Journey.
Voyage of the Maiatla with the Naked Canadian: One Family's Mexican Odyssey
By Andrew Gunson
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 187,520. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and 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.
South to Alaska
By Nancy Owens Barnes
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 64,830. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Born in the heart of Oklahoma in 1916, ten-year-old Melvin dreams of living in Alaska. Nearly fifty year later he builds a boat in his backyard, launches it on the Arkansas River, and cruises it 10,000 miles to Alaska by way of the Panama Canal. Melvin has never been south of the United States border and has never been on a boat in the open ocean. A true story of courage and survival.
Spanish Castle to White Night
By Mark Chisnell
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 52,600. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Water sports
(4.00 from 1 review)
So, you think you’d like to sail around the world? Sunsets across calm oceans, cocktails at cosy anchorages, landfalls in amazing new places? Not if you take part in one of the planet’s last great adventures. An incredible race, ripping and roaring through the seven seas. This is a tale of endurance, deprivation and adventure, a story of winners and losers, those who made it and those who did not.
SEAsoned: A Chef’s Journey with Her Captain
By Victoria Allman
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 58,470. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2011 by NorLightsPress. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and sailing
Sprinkled with over 30-mouthwatering recipes and spiced with tales of adventure, SEAsoned is the hilarious look at a yacht chef’s first year working for her husband while they cruise from the Bahamas to Italy, France, Greece and Spain, trying to stay afloat.
Around-the-World Sailing Guide
By Alan Phillips
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 126,110. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and sailing
Do you know how to sail around the world? Which seasons do you sail? Which way do you go? Where can you stop? What paperwork is needed? Are there storms? What about pirates? Food, sails, water, regulations, safety, communications, anchorage, weather etc.
Up the Strait
By Wayne Lutz
Series: Coastal British Columbia Travel Memoirs · Off the Grid Living. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 62,620. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
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.
Up the Lake
By Wayne Lutz
Series: Coastal British Columbia Travel Memoirs · Off the Grid Living. Price: Free! Words: 70,250. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
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.
Ker-SPLASH! Recreational Power Boaters Guide
By Floyd M. Orr
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 82,300. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and 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.