Books tagged: boating

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Galapagos Pioneers: A Tough Paradise
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,110. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » National Parks
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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 Wind Weeps
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 92,570. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General
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Andrea leaves big-city boredom in Ontario to search for love and adventure on B.C.’s rugged coast. The love of two men and a woman leads her into the world of commercial fishing. She is drawn into a rough life alternating between savage beauty and serenity. But adventure turns to terror and Andrea’s survival is threatened. Be sure to follow The Wind Weeps with its sequel, Reckoning Tide.
More Faster Backwards: Rebuilding David B
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 72,960. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
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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.
An Old Salt's Guide to Free Maritime Websites
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,830. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and sailing
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.
Farther Up the Strait
Series: Coastal British Columbia Travel Memoirs ยท Off the Grid Living. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 57,580. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and sailing, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
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 Practical Guide to Boating
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 46,890. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and sailing
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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.
An Incredible Journey: The Idlewild Expedition
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 77,820. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and sailing, Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
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.
Greatest Voyages. Murder, Mutiny & Mayhem.
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 136,420. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
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.
Marina Melee
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 83,980. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
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?
Sailing Misadventures of the Wild Hair
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 23,900. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and sailing
This is a compendium of four sailing stories that document the intrepid misadventures of the Wild Hair in and around the Florida Keys and the Bahamas. The MacGregor twenty five foot sailboat provides a vehicle for the Giles to "enjoy" sailing and all the challenges that go with it. Whether you are a sailor or not, you will get a laugh out of the short stories.