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Sailing With Senta - Small Boat Voyaging
By Faith Van Rooyen
Series: Sailing With Senta, Book 7. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 19,130. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Cruises
Have you ever dreamed of abandoning your current life-style and going adventuring on the high seas? Join Faith and her husband Pierre on board their yacht Senta as they sail from The northern tip of Borneo to Langkawi Island off the west coast of Malaysia, where they settle down for an extended stay.
Sailing With Senta - Playtime in the Philippines
By Faith Van Rooyen
Series: Sailing With Senta, Book 6. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 21,940. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Cruises
Have you ever dreamed of abandoning your current life-style and going adventuring on the high seas? Join Faith and her husband Pierre on board their yacht Senta as they explore many of the Islands in the Philippines.
Sailing With Senta - Borneo Here We Come
By Faith Van Rooyen
Series: Sailing With Senta, Book 5. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 27,340. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Cruises
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 from Salamon Atoll in the middle of the Indian Ocean to Langkawi Island on the west coast of Malaysia and then on to Kota Kinabalu near the north eastern tip of Borneo.
Sailing With Senta - Tropical Dream
By Faith Van Rooyen
Series: Sailing With Senta, Book 4. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 27,070. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Cruises
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.
The Laser's Edge
By Charles H. Thorne
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,220. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing
The Laser is a 14-foot chip of a sailboat that goes so fast they put a window in the sail so you can see what you're hurtling toward in time to leap overboard. I never knew Lasers had a will of their own.
A Warm Sea - Dreaming of Sailing and Making It Happen: Tales of our cruising life in the Mediterranean
By Ben Ho
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 86,490. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
This is the whimsical story of a couple who left their comfortable suburban life and embarked on a journey of exploration and self-discovery by living on board their sailboat and cruising the Mediterranean. It is about the challenges and delights of the cruising life, the cultures and histories from the Middle East to the Tuscan Islands, the friendly people they met, and the irresistible cuisines.
Tying a Bowline The "Easy" Way
By Matt Woodall
Price: Free! Words: 620. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2014 by iwillbewise. Category: 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.
Bumbling Through Paradise
By Jerrold Thacker
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,170. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing
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.
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.
Understanding Your Boats Systems and Choices.
By John Champion
Series: Cruising Boats, How to Select, Equip and Maintain. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 12,800. Language: Australian English. Published: December 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing
Understanding Your Boats Systems and Choices deals in a light hearted, practical way with the choices and options that come with a boat. Windlass selection and installation, water making, water catchment, boats electrical systems, both AC and DC, 12-24v and 110-220v and living with either. Boat comfort in hot climates, shade, fans ventilation and air conditioners are included. Fun and informative.
Summer Heat
By David P. Hope
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 76,810. Language: American English. Published: December 18, 2013 by Rambling Star Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing
"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.
Sailing for Home: A Voyage from Antigua to Kinsale
By Theo Dorgan
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 85,240. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2013 by Dedalus Press. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Theo Dorgan’s gripping account of a transatlantic voyage on the schooner Spirit of Oysterhaven—from the Caribbean to the coast of his native Cork—is both travelogue and meditation, interior journey and outward voyage of exploration.
A Life Without Borders
By Carla BeDell
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 122,440. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
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.
The Accidental Sailor
By Rod Heikell
Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 60,090. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
In 1976 Rod Heikell set off in Roulette, a 20 foot boat that should probably have never left the Solent, for the Mediterranean. Via the French Canals and Biscay he somehow got to the Mediterranean and sailed to Corsica, Italy and onto Greece. It records the near disasters and highs and lows of a voyage which shaped his life in ways he never imagined.He became the accidenta
Captain Mark's Way
By Captain Mark Denebeim
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 68,640. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2013. Category: 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!
Comedies Under Sail or Real Races by Real Amateurs
By John Champion
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,930. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » 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!
Lessons Learned Cruising the ICW: Norfolk to Key West
By Katie and Gene Hamilton
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 7,920. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing
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.
Some Voyages Around New Zealand & Elsewhere
By Perce Harpham
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 89,170. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing
In over seventy years of sailing Perce has made many voyages around New Zealand, solo return across the Tasman Sea, to the South Pacific Islands and elsewhere. He weaves observations about people, places, boats and the sea into an unusually acute feeling for the fascination of cruising in small boats.In his time GPS, chartplotters,autopilots and roller furling have revolutionised cruising.
Sotto un grande cielo. Mille giorni di mare, di avventura e libertà. Due italiani, a vela, intorno al mondo.
By Carlo Auriemma
Price: $9.80 USD. Words: 81,770. Language: Italian. Published: April 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing
E' il best seller di vela degli ultimi anni. Un uomo e una donna lasciano una esistenza normale fatta di casa e ufficio uguale a milioni di altre e partono per il giro del mondo in barca a vela. Trovano terre lontane, isole dimenticate, emozioni, paure, sbarchi rocamboleschi. Piccole e grandi avventure raccontate con un linguaggio semplice e coinvolgente che tiene incollati fino all'ultima pagina
The Storm
By Benjamin Pearce
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,010. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing
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.