Books tagged: boating

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Buoy System Invented in the Florida Keys Helps Protect Reefs Everywhere
Price: Free! Words: 2,570. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Scuba & Snorkeling, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Life Sciences / Marine Biology
The Mooring Buoy System started with an idea, was implemented on a small scale, and grew to become a world dominating practice. John Halas got permission to set 6 experimental mooring buoys on French Reef, which are still in use today. In a modern era where most of the world’s reefs are in trouble, the implications for reef conservation from the mooring buoy system are incalculable.
Powell Lake by Barge and Quad
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 52,090. Language: Canadian English. Published: October 29, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Outdoor Skills
In the spirit of 'Up the Lake' and 'Beyond the Main,' join the author for quad adventures to destinations on Powell Lake only accessible by boat. Nature and the timber industry combine to provide access to sublime destinations where mountains drop into the sea and lifestyles focus on self-reliance and a different sense of purpose.
The Galvanized Life Jacket
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,440. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2016 by Soapbox Rising Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
Sam loves his wife and he loves his boat. He especially loves new boating gear. However, when his darling wife presents him with a new, high-tech life jacket, Sam has his doubts. This innovation doesn't seem practical. A personal floatation device made out of galvanized steel? If you love sea stories and satire as much as Sam loves his boat, then set sail with "The Galvanized Life Jacket."
Building a Sailing Garvey
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,490. Language: English. Published: February 29, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and 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 musuem, and we needed a new vessel. Planning, construction, launch, and sailing are all presented as a photo album with captions and narrative. Thirty eight photos, one drawing.
Lake Safety Book
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 470. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Health & Daily Living / Safety
The Lake Safety Book will help any parent to educate their child in the best practices for a safe and enjoyable vacation.Complete with the most common, but important, instructions this is a must have tool for your trip. Space is also included at the end for your own rules and regulations to enjoy your water vacation.
Reckoning Tide
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 61,390. Language: Canadian English. Published: July 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
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Andrea has escaped her abusive husband, Robert. Or has she? Robert is an expert stalker, keeping her off balance with surprise appearances. His harassment leaves her terrorized and anxious. Love and hate are all the same to him. Andrea is living an increasingly desperate nightmare. Can she free herself from Robert’s unrelenting pursuit before he does her serious harm?
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.
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.
The Underwater Man: A short story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,430. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
A boy yearns for recognition, but realises his father is nothing like the kind of man he wants to be.
Life on the Water: Logbooks and Journals
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,820. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals, Nonfiction » Transportation » Ocean transport
A brief account of living in the Cook Islands, South Pacific (1991) and logbooks of the three summers I spent on the Whimsey, a wooden sailboat I built in 2003 and sailed around the Strait of Georgia, British Columbia. As well, in 2004, I canoed the St John River in New Brunswick. Come learn along with me as I discovered, by times slowly and always with delight, what a life on the water entailed.