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Two Clowns Cross the Pacific in a Small Boat
By John Champion
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 9,760. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
Tells of a sailing journey from San Diego to Australia in a 40 foot sailing boat. Covers Mexico, French Polynesia, Cook Islands, Tonga and Fiji. Also has a chapter on various events "that were too much fun," for the crew. Includes useful detail on various formalities required in the respective ports of call.
Important Upgrades for Your Cruising Boat
By John Champion
Series: Cruising Boats, How to Select, Equip and Maintain. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 10,380. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
Canvas, sails, marine sanitation systems, redundant systems and fuel systems. Five easy to read chapters explaining the benefits and pitfals of these topics. Choose the best benefit for your money.
Dokler se Puter ne Stopi
By Marjan Golobic
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 44,600. Language: Slovenian. Published: September 22, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
Blue-water sailing: the dream of many and a dream-come-true of the few. Skipper Marjan Golobič recounts several high-seas adventures in the Mediterranean, Atlantic and Caribbean. ********** Jadranje na odprtem morju: sanje mnogih, ki se uresničijo le nekaterim. Skiper Marjan Golobič pripoveduje več pustolovščin na Sredozemskem morju, Atlantiku in Karibskem morju.
Lucky for Love
By Marina Oliver
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,720. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2012. Category: Fiction
Can one find love again? Julie's husband was killed in a car smash three years ago.She is bullied into taking a cruise by her sister Susan, who works in the gift shop on the ship. Robert, who lost his fiancée just before their wedding, has other things on his mind as he tries to solve the mystery of thefts from passengers. Then Steven, a figure from the past, takes a hand.
Refits, More Ways to Make Your Boat Better.
By John Champion
Series: Cruising Boats, How to Select, Equip and Maintain. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 12,010. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
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
By Melanie Neale
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 94,660. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2012 by Beating Windward Press. Category: Nonfiction
“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
By Melanie Neale
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 72,520. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2013 by Beating Windward Press. Category: Nonfiction
“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."
Hooking Atoms
By Margaret Banfield
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 101,290. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2013. Category: Fiction
An exciting murder mystery set evocatively in the international live-aboard yachting community in Turkey. We follow Hasan, the playboy policeman, in his search for the identity of a woman thrown overboard tied to an anchor and his hunt for her killer. Abby, new to sailing and enchanted by the lives of these free spirits of the seas, begins to fear that the killer may be one of her friends.
Cruise Killer
By Ken Rossignol
Series: Marsha & Danny Jones Thrillers, Book 5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,250. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2013 by Ken Rossignol. Category: Fiction
Eleven Deadly Days...in the Caribbean as the Sea Empress visits gorgeous islands with the world's most beautiful beaches. A serial killer stalks the ship presenting Marsha & Danny Jones with their toughest assignment yet as they work to protect the ship and her passengers from a determined killer. #5 in the series of Marsha & Danny Jones Thrillers
Cruising in the Clouds
By Benjamin Pearce
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,380. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
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.