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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.
More Sailboat Projects - Clever Ideas and How to Make Them - For a Pittance
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 22,530. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing
This book is a sequel to Sailboat Projects, a highly successful book for those who love to sail and work on their boats. Author Clarence Jones has been a sailor most of his life. Much of his pleasure in sailing has been creating projects for his boats that enhance their performance, make them easier to sail, or more fun. He writes. He invents. He tinkers. He sails. That's what this book is about.
Idiot Afloat, Book II, Cuba, Bothwell and Boot Key Harbor: The Cruiser’s Divided Life
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 83,650. Language: Canadian English. Published: May 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing
This was the windy winter of 2003-4, when Sharon sailed, changing crew along the way and often alone in the Bahamas, Cuba and to the Florida Keys. It is also the story of how a little 1945 Bothwell house became a cozy retreat for the time away from sailing. As a live-aboard in Boot Key Harbor, she got to know the eccentrics and artists there. And who could forget those scary hurricanes of 2005?
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.
Idiot Afloat, Book I, Living and Cruising on Wishbone, Ultramarine Blue and My Detour
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 59,420. 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.
Following the Dragon
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 219,050. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing
Author Doug Sanderson takes you along on a sailing trip that spans two years. He abandons his job in Seattle and purchases a Formosa 46 in Florida. After a frantic couple of months getting the boat ready, Doug sets sail for whatever adventures await him. His trip includes Florida, The Bahamas, Turks and Caicos, Chesapeake Bay, New England, Nova Scotia, and Newfoundland.
Chasing the Pacific High
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 29,270. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing
Ever since I was a kid one of my big life-dreams was to sail in the Transpac Ocean Race. When I got a chance to crew on Santa Cruz 70 for delivery from Honolulu to LA. This is the story of that ride: one of the best things I ever did in my
Gonzo's Flying Dog: Pursuing Nothing on a Sailboat
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 154,100. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing
Two penniless hitchhikers decide to buy a sailboat, move aboard and sail down the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway. Neither of them have ever set foot on a sailboat. Neither of them know how to sail. They get jobs in New Orleans and buy a 26-foot sloop on eBay. They teach themselves to sail and spend nine months going from the upper Chesapeake Bay to Key West, Florida.
Under The Endless Sky. A Thousand Days Of Sea, Adventure, And Freedom: Around The World On A Sailboat.
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 88,720. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing, Nonfiction » Travel » Cruises
A true story that reads like a novel. A man and a woman leave a normal lifestyle of home and office, similar to that of millions of others, and set off to sail around the world. They uncover distant lands, forgotten archipelagos, emotions, fears, and incredible landing places. Large and small adventures, compellingly told in simple language that will captivate right up to the final page.
Sailing With Senta - Small Boat Voyaging
Series: Sailing With Senta, Book 7. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 19,130. 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 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
Series: Sailing With Senta, Book 6. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 21,940. 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 on board their yacht Senta as they explore many of the Islands in the Philippines.
Sailing With Senta - Borneo Here We Come
Series: Sailing With Senta, Book 5. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 27,340. 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 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
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.
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.
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.
Dagny Rocks
Price: $1.99 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.
Understanding Your Boats Systems and Choices.
Series: Cruising Boats, How to Select, Equip and Maintain. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 12,800. Language: Australian English. Published: December 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and 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
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.
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.