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Evolución deportiva e histórica de los botes de vela latina en las palmas de gran canaria: 1776-1962
Price: $5.00 $3.75 USD. (25% off!) Words: 43,930. Language: Spanish. Published: February 16, 2021. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Outdoor activities
La historia de la Vela Latina Canaria es muy rica, pero existen pocos trabajos históricos que se dediquen a su estudio. Moisés Morán pretende poner, negro sobre blanco, datos sobre el periodo histórico que va desde 1876 hasta 1962, una etapa de la que existen pocos artículos y que viene a contribuir, con datos, la parte de la historia de la Vela Latina Canaria menos estudiada.
Catamaran Crossing: A Sailing Adventure From La Coruña to Antigua
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,550. Language: American English. Published: June 1, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
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The judges for the 2020 PenCraft Book Awards for literary excellence have voted and selected the novella "Catamaran Crossing" as the 1st Place Winner in the Nonfiction Travel Adventure category.
Anchorages & Marinas of the Western Canary Islands: Tenerife, La Palma, La Gomera & El Hierro
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 10,790. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing, Nonfiction » Travel » Cruises
Last updated October 2017. This book holds detailed descriptions of the marinas and anchorages of the Western Canary Islands, including charts, original photographs and advice for visits ashore. The book covers Tenerife, La Palma, La Gomera and El Hierro including 25 anchorages and marinas and as many chart extracts.Latest update includes new marina on El Hierro and changes in Santa Cruz.
Anchorages and Marinas of the Eastern Canaries: Sailing off the Coasts of Lanzarote, Fuerteventura and Gran Canaria
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 12,090. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing, Nonfiction » Travel » Cruises
Updated in October 2017. This pilot-book covers 30 marinas and anchorages of the Eastern Canary Islands, with as many chartlets and original photographs. It provides up-to-date information on marinas and ressources available there, as well as some proposals to enjoy your stay on these magnificient islands.
The Idiot Farm: Sailing Painfully Slowly Round Britain’s ‘Big Island’ in a Small Boat, with a Side Order of Low Countries
Price: $4.60 USD. Words: 118,350. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing
“The Idiot Farm” is the story of my sailing trip round what most people would probably call Mainland Britain in my wee yacht. This took place over 12 years and was incredibly slow, sporadic and wimpy. As well as the coast of the UK and a tiny bit of eastern Ireland, I bang on quite a bit about cruising the inland waters of the Netherlands.
Thomas Fleming Day: In Sea Bird über den Atlantik
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 40,400. Language: German. Published: June 11, 2019 by Bernhard Varnskühler. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing, Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
Der legendäre US-amerikanische Segler und Wassersportpionier Thomas Fleming Day beschreibt humorvoll, detailliert und spannend die Geschichte der Atlantiküberquerung, die er im Sommer 1911 mit zwei Freunden auf seiner kleinen Yacht "Sea Bird" unternahm, um den Europäern zu beweisen, dass Yankees vor nichts Angst haben.
Misplaced in Europe
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 102,040. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing
This book chronicles my adventures on an 80-foot yacht cruising around the Italian coast, while I work as a "hostess" for a couple of elitist Monegasques. It includes local recipes, snap-shots of the colourful characters I meet, interesting historic facts and amusing work-related incidents. I aim to expose the funny, poignant and sometimes sinister adventures of a path less well travelled.
Ship of Dreams
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 70,680. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
"'Lucky is the man who is obsessed with the sea, and the one who builds a craft worthy of her greatest challenge.' This book might be the closest thing to accomplishing both, whether you sail or not." --Corinne Joy Brown, bestselling author of "Hidden Star", winner of the New Mexico/Arizona book award, historical fiction.
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.
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.
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.
Used Sailboat Buyer Beware
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,960. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing
Buying a used sailing vessel is not as easy as one would hope. You can't always count on the professionals involved in your purchasing experience to help you avoid buyers remorse. Know what to look for, what to expect and where to find the information you need to be happy with your choice long after your purchase. Also discover a little known purchasing strategy that could save you a LOT of money!
El origen competitivo de los botes de Vela Latina Una aproximación histórica
Price: $2.99 $1.49 USD. (50% off!) Words: 32,410. Language: Spanish. Published: December 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing
Moisés Morán Vega nos presenta un trabajo de investigación exhaustivo, sobre el origen competitivo de los botes de Vela Latina en Las Palmas de Gran Canaria.
Scooters on the Great South Bay 2015
Price: Free! Words: 5,240. 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: 83,610. 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 & 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: 59,180. 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.
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.