Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and sailing

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!
Yachting For Beginners
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,390. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and 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.
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 and 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.
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 and 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.
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 and 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.
Comparing Production Boats in Order to Get What You Need
Series: Cruising Boats, How to Select, Equip and Maintain. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 10,000. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and sailing
Details in a fun manner the difference between various production sailing boats and suggests numerous differences and points to help select a better vessel. Examines materials, hardware, engines, sails and much more.
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.
So You Want To Go Sailing
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,310. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and 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.
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.
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.
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!
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...
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.