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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 USD. 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.
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.
A Sail Aboard Walkabout
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 38,710. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing, Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
As with any one of a thousand early mornings, I poured a cup of fresh black coffee and made my way up the companionway into the center cockpit, this has become my “living” room. The comfort of a new day aboard was elevated by watching the golden glow of the morning sun starting at the top of the palm trees along Las Olas Blvd and slowly working its way down the trees as the sun rose. It is always
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.
Prevail: Celebrate the Journey
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 61,630. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2018 by Richter Publishing LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing
After being diagnosed with a rare, usually fatal cancer, Alder Allensworth made a miraculous recovery and took on a sailing journey most would only dream of. Having lost one eye to cancer, Alder dedicated herself to this 1,200-mile trip to raise money and awareness for sailors with disabilities. Alder faced all the unimaginable struggles this trip brought head-on.
Round the Top - Perth to Melbourne the Long Way
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 50,410. Language: Australian English. Published: July 19, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing
Part blog, part guide book, part text book, this book documents a couple's 12 month sailing voyage around the top of Australia to some of the most remote and dangerous waters in the world. Full of stories, photographs and practical, down-to-earth tips, this is an ideal book for someone contemplating a similar voyage or just dreaming of it.
El origen competitivo de los botes de Vela Latina Una aproximación histórica
Price: $2.99 USD. 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.
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?
Sailing the Caribbean Islands
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 99,640. Language: American English. Published: March 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
“What’s it REALLY like to sail the Caribbean islands?” We are frequently asked this question. For two seasons, we’ve sailed the island chain and this book relates our daily adventures. Whether you’re an armchair sailor, a lover of adventure in general or you are contemplating sailing down island yourself, we think you will enjoy sharing our many fun times and humorous incidents.
18 Endless Summers of Sailing
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 50,110. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing
18 Endless Summers of Sailing is a high adventure, true to life story of Bob and Gail's sailing around the world and extensive inland traveling. Tulum111, a Kelly Peterson 44-foot sailboat, and Mother Ocean carried these two voyagers around the globe safely.
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.
Jagular Goes Everywhere: (mis)Adventures in a $300 Sailboat (illustrated version)
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 65,290. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing
With a steadfastly contrarian sensibility and a lively appreciation of both the profound and the absurd, Tom Pamperin sets out with his cantankerous sidekick Jagular (a fourteen-foot sailboat he built from cheap plywood, a 2x4 mast, and a $20 tarp for a sail) on a series of sail and oar (mis)adventures ranging from the Gulf Coast to the Great Lakes.
Liner Cruising
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 86,420. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2014 by ReadOnTime BV. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel Games, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing
The writer of two previous books, neither having any connection with cruising, this is my first entry into the expensive, overly hyped and glitzy world being promoted by the major cruise lines. The book evolved following my first cruise in 2012, on board a large freighter, CMA-CGM line’s Columba, during which I kept a detailed day-to-day diary of events experienced on the cruise
Find Your Hobby Box Set
Price: $10.80 USD. Words: 38,390. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles, & brain twisters, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing
Now, for the first time ever, and only for a limited time, you can get this value-priced, limited edition boxed set. Find Your Hobby Box Set includes three bestselling books from My Ebook Publishing House: Book #1 - Everything About Scrabble Book #2 - Bridge for Beginners Book #3 - Everything About Aquariums Book #4 - Yachting For Beginners
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.