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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
Series: Being Silly and Serious with A R Dent. 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.
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.
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.
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.
Comedies Under Sail or Real Races by Real Amateurs
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,930. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and sailing
These yacht races actually happened as unlikely as it may seem. There is nothing educational, serious or worthwhile in these tales but you may get a laugh from them. The first 50% is free so don't blame me if you don't like it!
Lessons Learned Cruising the ICW: Norfolk to Key West
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 7,920. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing, Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
A sail and power boater's guide to cruising the 1,243 miles along the Eastern Seaboard with advice about planning the cruise, budgeting for the adventure, outfitting a boat, and boat handling and navigating the rivers, sounds and inlets.
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.
Why Sailing - Adventure on the High Seas
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 11,660. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing, Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
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.
Refits, More Ways to Make Your Boat Better.
Series: Cruising Boats, How to Select, Equip and Maintain. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 12,010. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing, Nonfiction » Transportation » Ocean transport
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
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 18,150. Language: German. Published: September 18, 2012 and represented by spezialdichtungsprodukte. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing
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
Series: Cruising Boats, How to Select, Equip and Maintain. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 10,380. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing, Nonfiction » Transportation » Ships & Shipbuilding / Repair & Maintenance
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
Series: Cruising Boats, How to Select, Equip and Maintain. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 10,300. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Electrical
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
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 9,760. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing, Nonfiction » Transportation » Navigation
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
Series: Cruising Boats, How to Select, Equip and Maintain. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 10,000. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and 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
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 18,050. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing
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.
Unofficial 2012 Olympic Guides: USA Sailing
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,420. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Olympics
This is your complete guide to Sailing at the London Summer Olympics. Learn about sailing, who is on the American Olympic team and who to expect in the fight for the podium. This guide is your complete insider look at Sailing in the 2012 London Olympics. Includes tips on how to become an Olympic sailor!