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Sail with Jim - The Dream by James G Whitelaw
Price: Free! Words: 31,100. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing
A ten year old introduced to sailing by a friend makes himself a promise to someday buy his own yacht. This is the 50 year journey to fulfill that promise.
Tying a Bowline The "Easy" Way by Matt Woodall
Price: Free! Words: 620. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2014 by iwillbewise. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing
A less common way of tying a bowline knot without taking the rabbit around the tree and back in the hole.
La Isla Desnuda by Jesús Vega
Price: Free! Words: 23,900. Language: Spanish. Published: October 10, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Cruises, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing
Aventuras de un joven solitario navegando por el litoral de Ibiza en busca de la utopía de la isla virgen, que todavía palpita allí a pesar de los estragos del turismo. El relato intenta comunicar al lector la fascinación por lo natural, representado en el mundo mágico de la orilla marina, donde confluye todo: el mar, la roca, el aire, el sol, los peces y las aves, y el hombre.
Rescued: Relocating, Restoring and Reviving the Pretty Lady: A Photo Essay by Nancy Owens Barnes
Price: Free! Words: 2,140. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and 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.
The Man the Sea Did Not Want by A R Dent
Price: Free! Words: 5,150. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing
A story of a true event in a young man's life. The story was retold to a stranger and this is the conversation. A journey of discovery of becoming a man shortly after his twenty first birthday. Later he painted his experience in contemporary art and the art was the reason for the discussion.
Chasing the Pacific High by Brian Keelan
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 29,270. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing
Ever since I was a kid one of my big life-dreams was to sail in the Transpac Ocean Race. When I got a chance to crew on Santa Cruz 70 for delivery from Honolulu to LA. This is the story of that ride: one of the best things I ever did in my
Scooters on the Great South Bay 2015 by Donald Brands
Price: Free! Words: 5,560. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing
February of 2015 ranked as the third coldest recorded winter in the US. This presented the Great South Bay Scooter sailors of Long Island NY a rare treat. Scooters are antique ice boats that can sail over bad ice relatively easily. Originally a work boat, it has no rudder, steering with the jib. There were 14 Scooters on the ice this weekend. Whole families came down to enjoy the event.
El origen competitivo de los botes de Vela Latina Una aproximación histórica by Moisés Morán Vega
You set the price! Words: 32,410. Language: Spanish. Published: December 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing
Moisés Morán Vega nos presenta un trabajo de investigación exhaustivo, sobre el origen competitivo de los botes de Vela Latina en Las Palmas de Gran Canaria.
Gunkholing in the Chesapeake by Benjamin Pearce
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,300. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing
Sailing and history of the Chesapeake Bay. A Great Blue Heron led our sailboat downriver between banks of the lush green foliage of Back Creek on Elk River at the northern entrance to the Chesapeake Bay. As we rounded each bend, the solitary bird would be floating on the brown mirror of water.
The Storm by Benjamin Pearce
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,010. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration(1.00 from 1 review)
While blue water sailing through Hurricane Bob, the sailing seemed spectacular for the first several days and nights. Thick moonlight, the viscous night light that marks the passage of twilight, gives the great blue sea swells their animation under a gentle wind. The swells, rising and falling seemingly without end, could have originated from some storm thousands of miles away.
Cruising in the Clouds by Benjamin Pearce
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,380. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing
Cruising through the San Juan Islands in Puget Sound. Often in the late summer, before the sun dips low on the horizon, the warm moist air of the San Juan Archipelago condenses into a fine mist that rises off the surface of the ocean to shroud these islands above the clouds.