Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing

Sail with Jim - The Dream
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.
Sommer auf der Ostsee. Vom Abenteuer einer Segelreise
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 18,150. Language: German. Published: September 18, 2012 and represented by spezialdichtungsprodukte. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing
Das Meer ist eine endlose Verlockung. Und weckt eine tiefe Sehnsucht. Nach fünf Jahren Bauzeit machen sich der Autor und seine Freunde auf den Weg. Mit ihrer restaurierten Segelyacht segeln sie vier Sommerwochen lang von Greifswald aus über die Ostsee. Wir sind aufgebrochen zu anderen Ufern, haben den Horizont gesucht und einfach Leben gefunden. Eine Reisereportage.
Tying a Bowline The "Easy" Way
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.
Boat Girl: A Memoir of Youth, Love, & Fiberglass
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 94,660. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2012 by Beating Windward Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing
“Boat Girl” is the heart-breaking memoir of what it’s like to grow up aboard a sailboat. Melanie paints a vivid picture of the trials and tribulations of family life aboard a sailboat without drowning the reader in the technical details of sailing. “Boat Girl” strikes a perfect balance between a coming of age story and a sea tale, enjoyable for boaters and land-lovers alike.
Sailing Adventures in Paradise.
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 98,940. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Water sports
Vivid chronicle of the authors four year sailing adventures in the paradise of the South Seas. Told through the eyes of his sailboat it is a most refreshing and knowledge filled narrative with many insights and problem solving events. Great reading for anyone planning or contemplating planning their own sailing adventure cruise. Includes '101 Dollar Saving Tips' useful for the cruising sailor.
La Isla Desnuda
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.
Float Street Notes
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 60,080. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2012 by Float Street Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Boats are funny animals, especially old boats, and the sailors who ply the waters in them are even funnier. This book contains over 50 humorous essays written for Caribbean Compass and some photos from those strange and wonderful times. They examine a wide spectrum of facts and speculations on boats and boating, and ponder the strange creatures found in the Caribbean -- sailors.
Summer Heat
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 76,810. Language: American English. Published: December 18, 2013 by Rambling Star Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Law enforcement
"How did I get here?" thought David Hope as his boat, Summer Heat, was tossed in a storm on its way to the Bahamas. This book is the true story of his life, from his first experiences in sailing through his career as a Chesterfield County, Virginia Police Officer up until his ship was caught in a devastating storm. Read about how David and his crew struggled to survive on Summer Heat.
The Binomial Man
Price: $4.97 USD. Words: 29,780. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Surfing, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing
In this rollicking memoir author Paul Stevens recounts his efforts to become an ocean going sailor (at 60), a surfer (at 65), and a skier (at 68), by compensating his complete lack of sporting talent with sheer determination. Along the way he gets a new body, and a whole new outlook on life.
A Gigantic Whinge on the Celtic Fringe
Price: $2.45 USD. Words: 51,700. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing
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This is the story of a circumnavigation of Ireland aboard my 27ft yacht in 2011. From the Forth I went round Ireland anti-clockwise, which people tell me is the ’wrong way round’. Most of the journey was sailed solo. I skirted a lot of the bits of the ‘Celtic Fringe’. By sea Celtdom doesn't look so much a 'fringe' as the centre, a fact which I rant about quite a lot
Rescued: Relocating, Restoring and Reviving the Pretty Lady: A Photo Essay
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.
Sailboat Projects
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,850. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Do-it-yourself / general
This is a marvelous collection of 13 projects to make for your sailboat. Easy, clever ideas. Some simple, some complex. All much cheaper than the cost for a similar item in a boating store. Author Clarence Jones is a sailor who invents things. And writes about how to make them. In clear, easy steps with lots of pictures. Take a peek at the Table of Contents. At this price, how can you go wrong?
Why Sailing - Adventure on the High Seas
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 11,660. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing, Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
Discover the fun and exciting world of sailing. This introductory guide is designed for those fun and outgoing people who enjoy the water or those who simply wish to learn more about the hobby and sport of sailing.
Bumbling Through Paradise
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,170. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing, Nonfiction » Travel » Cruises
This book is a series of short vignettes about the eight years an inexperienced middle-aged couple spent on their 37' sailboat Hyperion. For six of those years the boat was their only home as they happily cruised the Caribbean. During the years they cruised and lived on the boat, they encountered many problems and obstacles, some even life-threatening. This book recounts many of these events.
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!
Marine Electrics Made Simple or How to Keep the Batteries Charged
Series: Cruising Boats, How to Select, Equip and Maintain. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 10,300. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Electrical
Marine electrics explained in plain language. How to keep the batteries charged. Discusses solar panels, wind generators, main engine charging systems, generators, battery types and much more.
Two Clowns Cross the Pacific in a Small Boat
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 9,760. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing, Nonfiction » Transportation » Navigation
Tells of a sailing journey from San Diego to Australia in a 40 foot sailing boat. Covers Mexico, French Polynesia, Cook Islands, Tonga and Fiji. Also has a chapter on various events "that were too much fun," for the crew. Includes useful detail on various formalities required in the respective ports of call.
Important Upgrades for Your Cruising Boat
Series: Cruising Boats, How to Select, Equip and Maintain. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 10,380. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing, Nonfiction » Transportation » Ships & Shipbuilding / Repair & Maintenance
Canvas, sails, marine sanitation systems, redundant systems and fuel systems. Five easy to read chapters explaining the benefits and pitfals of these topics. Choose the best benefit for your money.
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.
Sailing With Senta - Tropical Dream
Series: Sailing With Senta, Book 4. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 27,070. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Cruises, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing
Have you ever dreamed of abandoning your current life-style and going adventuring on the high seas? Join Faith and her husband Pierre as they sail their yacht Senta to and fro between uninhabited Salamon coral atoll in the middle of the Indian Ocean and Thailand and Malaysia in the Far East.

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