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Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing

Gunkholing in the Chesapeake
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.
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 & 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.
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.
Punta Maldonado
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,970. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing
Sailing adventure in a serious storm off the coast of Mexico.
Dagny Rocks
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 148,380. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing, Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
Rhea grows up in the hippie days of the 70's aboard a hand-built, ocean-going tugboat. Later she joins Icelander Petur on his big sailing ketch. With an ever-changing crew, Dagny voyages nearly non-stop happily surviving mechanical failures, ripped sails, a keel conversion, irate port captains, multiple mast-removals, and two Newfoundland winters.
Lessons Learned Cruising the ICW: Norfolk to Key West
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 7,920. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing, Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
A sail and power boater's guide to cruising the 1,243 miles along the Eastern Seaboard with advice about planning the cruise, budgeting for the adventure, outfitting a boat, and boat handling and navigating the rivers, sounds and inlets.
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.
Ensenada Between the Storms
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,590. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing, Nonfiction » Travel » Cruises
A Cadenza Blue Water Sailing Experience from the ships log. Eleven days at sea beyond Cabo san Lucas.
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.
Confessions of a Grinder
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 55,850. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
The America's Cup - it was such a big deal back in 1986-87. The Cup had been won by the Aussie's Australia II a few years earlier. We were going to win it back. 'We' in this instance is the syndicate from San Francisco, the USA. Skipper Tom Blackaller at the helm. I was a lowly grinder - the low low low man on the totem pole. So, as you can imagine, I had quite a view.
Cruising in the Clouds
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.
Idiot Afloat, Book I, Living and Cruising on Wishbone, Ultramarine Blue and My Detour
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 59,180. Language: Canadian English. Published: December 25, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing
This story takes the reader through three years of cruising the Bahamas, the Florida Keys and Cuba. The writer, Sharon Lehnert, a Lake Ontario sailor and racer, had to learn how to live on a cruising boat, as a single-handed sailor, sometimes with novice crew. Sharon made many mistakes, and her adventures, often funny, are a cautionary tale for those setting out for southern salty waters.
How to Select, Equip and Maintain a Cruising Boat. The Series.
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 64,310. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating & 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.
Jagular Goes Everywhere: (mis)Adventures in a $300 Sailboat (illustrated version)
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 65,290. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing
With a steadfastly contrarian sensibility and a lively appreciation of both the profound and the absurd, Tom Pamperin sets out with his cantankerous sidekick Jagular (a fourteen-foot sailboat he built from cheap plywood, a 2x4 mast, and a $20 tarp for a sail) on a series of sail and oar (mis)adventures ranging from the Gulf Coast to the Great Lakes.
Building "Pete's Banjo"
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 7,800. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing
Since 1984 New Jersey Friends of Clearwater's Environmental Sail Program (ESP) gave free environmental sail boat rides in a historical, 26 foot Tuckerton River Sailing Garvey. That vessel was retired to a seaport museum, and we needed a new vessel. Planning, construction, launch, and sailing are all presented as a photo album with captions and narrative. Over 100 photos, eight drawings.
Diccionario Náutico y Marítimo
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 104,050. Language: Spanish. Published: January 2, 2013 by e-Diciones KOLAB. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Dictionaries, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing
Este Diccionario Náutico y Marítimo le permitirá familiarizarse con los términos que se usan habitualmente a bordo de una embarcación hasta llegar a convertirse en un auténtico "lobo de mar" en cuanto a lenguaje se refiere. Su lectura es entretenida, ya que recoge multitud de ejemplos, anécdotas y curiosidades lo que hace que más que un libro de consulta parezca un compendio de temas relacionado
Captain Mark's Way
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 68,640. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing
True Caribbean Stories and Reflections of a Sailing Captain. From the Virgin Islands to Grenada, enjoy over 30 years of Caribbean madness as only a Charter Boat captain can recall, with photos. Contemplate 16 "One Page Wonders," presented to help view life and it's challenges. (Available free at CaptainMarksWay.com) Everyone has their own way, this is Captain Mark's!
Prevail: Celebrate the Journey
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 61,630. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2018 by Richter Publishing LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing
After being diagnosed with a rare, usually fatal cancer, Alder Allensworth made a miraculous recovery and took on a sailing journey most would only dream of. Having lost one eye to cancer, Alder dedicated herself to this 1,200-mile trip to raise money and awareness for sailors with disabilities. Alder faced all the unimaginable struggles this trip brought head-on.
A Life Without Borders
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 122,440. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing
Would you risk it all for a dream? Carla and Dan quit their jobs, sold their house and possessions and took their two children on a 4 year adventure. The family escaped the boundaries of their stress filled life by sailing the Caribbean, backpacking through South America and an RV trip across America. They found love laughter and know they will always be stronger when they are together.
Refits, More Ways to Make Your Boat Better.
Series: Cruising Boats, How to Select, Equip and Maintain. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 12,010. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing, Nonfiction » Transportation » Ocean transport
Six chapters including marine refrigeration, hard stand haul out, refitting in Thailand, engine vibration problems, accessing components on board and mistakes made by builders we have to live with. Non technical and easily understood with a few laughs to make this a fun and informative read.