Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing

The Laser's Edge
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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.
Tying a Bowline The "Easy" Way
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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.
The Storm
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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.
Cruising in the Clouds
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,380. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
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.
Gunkholing in the Chesapeake
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,300. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
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.
Sail with Jim - The Dream
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Price: Free! Words: 31,100. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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.
La Isla Desnuda
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Price: Free! Words: 23,900. Language: Spanish. Published: October 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Cruises
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.