Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing

Cruising in the Clouds
By Benjamin Pearce
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
By Benjamin Pearce
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.
Mystic Seafarer's Trail: Secrets behind the 7 Wonders, Titanic's Shoes, Captain Sisson's Gold, and Amelia Earhart's Wedding
By Lisa Saunders
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,530. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing
Journey to and from the center of adventure--Mystic, Connecticut. Includes little known facts behind Mystic’s pizza, "7 Wonders," hurricanes, cemeteries and massacre, plus information on area shipwrecks, Amelia Earhart's wedding, Benedict Arnold’s treachery and Ernie the Ledge Light Ghost.
Au delà des limites
By George Leblanc
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 73,920. Language: French. Published: January 26, 2013 by Richard Plourde. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing
Afin de transmettre ce que j’ai vécu personnellement lors de quelques-uns des événements marquants et inoubliables de ma carrière de skipper, j’ai écrit « au-delà des limites » et «L’océan prédateur». Ces deux bouquins, indu-bitablement, en disent long sur mes états d’âme, mes bonheurs, mes malchances, ma manière d’aborder les problèmes, et de lutter contre les éléments déchaînés.
The Adventures of Lucky Mike - All at Sea (Book Three)
By Lucky Mike
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 86,040. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Without a penny in his pocket, Lucky set out at the age of twenty to build a yacht and sail around the world. Two years later, he made the money, built the yacht and sailed away to begin the voyage of a lifetime! From a five-year circumnavigation, to exciting tales on some of the largest and fastest yachts afloat, Lucky offers a unique insight into living life as a free spirit upon the ocean.
Diccionario Náutico y Marítimo
By Ignacio Nogueras Andrés
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 104,050. Language: Spanish. Published: January 2, 2013 by e-Diciones KOLAB. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Dictionaries
Este Diccionario Náutico y Marítimo le permitirá familiarizarse con los términos que se usan habitualmente a bordo de una embarcación hasta llegar a convertirse en un auténtico "lobo de mar" en cuanto a lenguaje se refiere. Su lectura es entretenida, ya que recoge multitud de ejemplos, anécdotas y curiosidades lo que hace que más que un libro de consulta parezca un compendio de temas relacionado
Why Sailing - Adventure on the High Seas
By Daniel Hardie
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 11,660. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing
Discover the fun and exciting world of sailing. This introductory guide is designed for those fun and outgoing people who enjoy the water or those who simply wish to learn more about the hobby and sport of sailing.
Sail with Jim - The Dream
By James G Whitelaw
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.
Sailing Through Life
By Barb Radu Sprenger
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 101,320. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The unshakeable bond between human spirits. A memoir. Con warned me on our third date that he planned to sail in his retirement; I fell hard for him anyway. In the blink of an eye we're tossing off the lines in Finland, and sailing into wild seas, testing my courage. Life and death revisit my world and fate plays the final card.
La Isla Desnuda
By Jesús Vega
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 23,930. 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.
Boat Girl: A Memoir of Youth, Love, & Fiberglass
By Melanie Neale
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 94,660. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2012 by Beating Windward Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
“Boat Girl” is the heart-breaking memoir of what it’s like to grow up aboard a sailboat. Melanie paints a vivid picture of the trials and tribulations of family life aboard a sailboat without drowning the reader in the technical details of sailing. “Boat Girl” strikes a perfect balance between a coming of age story and a sea tale, enjoyable for boaters and land-lovers alike.
Refits, More Ways to Make Your Boat Better.
By John Champion
Series: Cruising Boats, How to Select, Equip and Maintain. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 12,010. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing
Six chapters including marine refrigeration, hard stand haul out, refitting in Thailand, engine vibration problems, accessing components on board and mistakes made by builders we have to live with. Non technical and easily understood with a few laughs to make this a fun and informative read.
Sommer auf der Ostsee. Vom Abenteuer einer Segelreise
By Alexander Bolt
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 18,150. Language: German. Published: September 18, 2012 and represented by spezialdichtungsprodukte. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
Das Meer ist eine endlose Verlockung. Und weckt eine tiefe Sehnsucht. Nach fünf Jahren Bauzeit machen sich der Autor und seine Freunde auf den Weg. Mit ihrer restaurierten Segelyacht segeln sie vier Sommerwochen lang von Greifswald aus über die Ostsee. Wir sind aufgebrochen zu anderen Ufern, haben den Horizont gesucht und einfach Leben gefunden. Eine Reisereportage.
Important Upgrades for Your Cruising Boat
By John Champion
Series: Cruising Boats, How to Select, Equip and Maintain. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 10,380. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing
Canvas, sails, marine sanitation systems, redundant systems and fuel systems. Five easy to read chapters explaining the benefits and pitfals of these topics. Choose the best benefit for your money.
Marine Electrics Made Simple or How to Keep the Batteries Charged
By John Champion
Series: Cruising Boats, How to Select, Equip and Maintain. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 10,300. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing
Marine electrics explained in plain language. How to keep the batteries charged. Discusses solar panels, wind generators, main engine charging systems, generators, battery types and much more.
Two Clowns Cross the Pacific in a Small Boat
By John Champion
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 9,760. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing
Tells of a sailing journey from San Diego to Australia in a 40 foot sailing boat. Covers Mexico, French Polynesia, Cook Islands, Tonga and Fiji. Also has a chapter on various events "that were too much fun," for the crew. Includes useful detail on various formalities required in the respective ports of call.
Comparing Production Boats in Order to Get What You Need
By John Champion
Series: Cruising Boats, How to Select, Equip and Maintain. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 10,000. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing
Details in a fun manner the difference between various production sailing boats and suggests numerous differences and points to help select a better vessel. Examines materials, hardware, engines, sails and much more.
Go to Sea
By Greg LeBreton
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 18,050. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
Have you ever watched a sailboat slip from its dock and cruise out to sea? Have you wanted to go along? "Go to Sea" gives you all the reasons to climb aboard a sailing adventure with your family. With plenty of links to cruising resources, web pages, and equipment information, Go to Sea is a must have for every new sailor wanting to cruise.
Sailboat Projects
By Clarence Jones
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,850. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing
This is a marvelous collection of 13 projects to make for your sailboat. Easy, clever ideas. Some simple, some complex. All much cheaper than the cost for a similar item in a boating store. Author Clarence Jones is a sailor who invents things. And writes about how to make them. In clear, easy steps with lots of pictures. Take a peek at the Table of Contents. At this price, how can you go wrong?
Tell Tales - The Sailing Adventures of Norlee
By Diana Neggo
Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 103,510. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing
Ever felt like stepping off the treadmill, taking a year off work and sailing a yacht around Australia? Well, if you are reading this then it’s a good chance you have, during an occasional daydream, let go the mooring lines of work and family and quietly left the harbour to see what lies around the next headland or what white sandy bay awaits.