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Marina Melee
By Lynne M. Hinkey
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 84,000. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2011. Category: Fiction
George H. Marshall III has it all - women, money, and his so-called career in the family oil business. Determined to prove that he is more than a spoiled, womanizing, over-aged adolescent, George buys Porto da Vida Marina on the island of São Jorge. How hard can it be to run a marina on a tropical island?
Greatest Voyages. Murder, Mutiny & Mayhem.
By Alan Phillips
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 136,420. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2011. Category: Fiction
THRILLING NARRATIVES OF MUTINY, MURDER AND PIRACY Tales of Shipwreck and Disaster, with accounts of Providential Escapes and heart-rending fatalities. Shipwreck may be ranked among the greatest evils which man can experience. It is never void of danger, frequently of fatal issue, and invariably productive of regret.
South to Alaska
By Nancy Owens Barnes
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 64,830. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
Born in the heart of Oklahoma in 1916, ten-year-old Melvin dreams of living in Alaska. Nearly fifty year later he builds a boat in his backyard, launches it on the Arkansas River, and cruises it 10,000 miles to Alaska by way of the Panama Canal. Melvin has never been south of the United States border and has never been on a boat in the open ocean. A true story of courage and survival.
An Incredible Journey: The Idlewild Expedition
By Ben Gray
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 77,820. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
Hillbilly landlubber Ben Gray and his sons launched a 55 hp boat near their ranch in Alberta. 2,000 miles with portages and groundings to the Arctic Ocean. Then west past Alaska to the Bering St and turned back North and East through the ice choked NW Passage to circumnavigate the world in 2005. From hurricanes to pirates to being arrested to meeting lovely people, it was An Incredible Journey.
An Old Salt's Practical Guide to Boating
By Donald Brands
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 46,480. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
A basic boating guide, told in a salty tale format. Emphasis is on the practical and not on calculations and theory that the average boater doesn't need. The author has over 40 years of experience on the water as a pleasure boater, Coast Guardsman and commercial tug captain. This is an easy reading and entertaining way to become a proficient boater.
Farther Up the Strait
By Wayne Lutz
Series: Coastal British Columbia Travel Memoirs · Off the Grid Living. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 57,590. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
Boating and survival off the grid in coastal British Columbia, where mountains drop into the sea and people practice self-reliance and a different sense of purpose. Destinations on the Strait of Georgia, with contrarian views of the people and places of coastal British Columbia. A follow-up book to the original 'Up the Strait,' which constitutes a set of two books that can be read in either order.
An Old Salt's Guide to Free Maritime Websites
By Donald Brands
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,030. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
An Old Salt's Guide to Free Maritime Websites is a list of the various websites that I have found useful to the mariner. Some is real time information, like weather and sea conditions; other sites are for marine charts and publications. All information, electronic charts and electronic publications accessible from these sites are free. All web locations are hyperlinked for easy reference.
More Faster Backwards: Rebuilding David B
By Christine Smith
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 72,960. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
More Faster Backwards is the story of Christine and Jeffrey Smith’s uncertain struggle to rebuild the Motor Vessel David B and their journey to Alaska on an untested seventy-seven year old wooden boat to begin the life of their dreams.
Galapagos Pioneers: A Tough Paradise
By Jack Nelson
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,110. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
Galapagos Islands forty years ago was still known as World's End. Isolation and limited resources made it a tough place to live and yet a paradise of natural beauty and simple living.
The King's Egg
By Clive Strutt
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 84,220. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2012. Category: Fiction
The former SAS man turned probation officer little realised what was in store for him when he visited a dying prisoner – a former friend and confidant of the late King Farouk of Egypt – a visit that would change his destiny and send him on an action-packed Mediterranean sailing quest.