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Scooters on the Great South Bay 2015
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.
The Man the Sea Did Not Want
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.
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.
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.
The Storm
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,010. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
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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
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.
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.

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