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Prevail: Celebrate the Journey by Alder Allensworth
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 by Stuart Robinson & Magda Robinson
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.
Building "Pete's Banjo" by Thomas A Gibson
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.
Sailing Solo Alone by J.J. James
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 35,700. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and sailing
A Sailing book with a little warning to all who wish adventure on the high seas. Be careful what you wish for.
Ensenada Between the Storms by Kenn Brody
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.
Used Sailboat Buyer Beware by Deborah Russeff
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 by Moisés Morán Vega
You set the price! 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 by Donald Bates-Brands
Price: Free! Words: 5,130. 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 by Clarence Jones
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 by Sharon Lehnert
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 by 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.
Sailing the Caribbean Islands by Gerry Bay & Gale Bay
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 by Gail and Bob French
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.
Rescued: Relocating, Restoring and Reviving the Pretty Lady: A Photo Essay by Nancy Owens Barnes
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 by Sharon Lehnert
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 by Doug Sanderson
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) by Tom Pamperin
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 by Gerry Dubbin
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 86,420. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2014 by Bookpal Australia. 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
Chasing the Pacific High by Brian Keelan
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