Books tagged: cruising

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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.
Boat Girl: A Memoir of Youth, Love, & Fiberglass
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 94,660. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2012 by Beating Windward Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing
“Boat Girl” is the heart-breaking memoir of what it’s like to grow up aboard a sailboat. Melanie paints a vivid picture of the trials and tribulations of family life aboard a sailboat without drowning the reader in the technical details of sailing. “Boat Girl” strikes a perfect balance between a coming of age story and a sea tale, enjoyable for boaters and land-lovers alike.
Boat Kid: How I Survived Swimming with Sharks, Being Homeschooled, and Growing Up on a Sailboat
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 72,520. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2013 by Beating Windward Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Women, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Girls & Women
“Boat Kid” is the engaging memoir of what it’s like to grow up aboard a sailboat. During the 1980s and 90s, Melanie’s family lived aboard a 47-foot sailboat, spending their summers along the US East Coast and their winters in the Bahamas. But the cruising life was not all fun in the sun. "Boat Kid" is the Middle Grades version (ages 9-15) of Melanie's "Boat Girl."
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.
Voyage of the Heart
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 120,300. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and sailing, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Inspirational
Dodging Hurricanes, Searched For By The Coast Guard, And Plagued By Engine Trouble, Dave Tripiciano Was Lost And Aground Several Times As He Made His Way Up The Coast Of America In His Twenty Five Foot Sailboat “God Speed”. Surviving Life Threatening Situations, He Met And Touched The Lives Of Many People Along The Way. “Voyage Of The Heart” Is The True Story Of His Amazing Adventure, And A Powe
Double Trouble - But Twice As Nice
Price: Free! Words: 5,750. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Social Issues / Emotions & Feelings, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Social Issues / Bullying
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Ayden could hardly wait until the babies arrival. But after their birth he began thinking twin brothers weren’t as great as he had imagined, and was wishing to be an only child again. But when the school bully began picking on Ayden - how would things end? (G) An amusing story told through the eyes of a boy growing up shadowed by his younger twin brothers.
Some Voyages Around New Zealand & Elsewhere
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 89,170. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing, Nonfiction » Travel » Cruises
In over seventy years of sailing Perce has made many voyages around New Zealand, solo return across the Tasman Sea, to the South Pacific Islands and elsewhere. He weaves observations about people, places, boats and the sea into an unusually acute feeling for the fascination of cruising in small boats.In his time GPS, chartplotters,autopilots and roller furling have revolutionised cruising.
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.
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!
Death Among The Deckchairs
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 56,600. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
A cruise. A bikini clad body. What next? All Casey wanted was a relaxing cruise where she could visit with her daughter, the cruise director, but suddenly she finds herself in the middle of a murder at sea. Who would have guessed the beautiful young woman dead in the deckchair next to her had an enemy who would use her love of the sun to end her life?