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Red Clouds, Grey Rain
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 122,770. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures
Dirk Carter is skippering 'Sonnet' a yacht bound for the Med. The Middle East troubles erupt into a global nuclear war. A submarine delegated to kidnap 'Sonnet's' owner, who is on board is sunk by huge waves generated by the nuclear explosion. The yacht returns the UK to find complete desolation, a land where there are no military or civilian, no friend or foe, just the LIVING and the DEAD'
Displaced
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,610. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2012 by Rapid-Dynamix Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
Can a man lost—utterly lost— find his compass? Gordon Bonderman has never known a world without direction. Until now. Until it all collapses. Until the cities lie dark. How will he find his way? And when he does, will he want to go back... or will he drag everyone into a new, dark, directionless future with him? * A science fiction thriller by Alistair Ainscott.
The Quadrant: At the Mother of Waters
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 150,930. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
First in a 3-volume narrative journey set in 19th century New England and on the high seas. Against the backdrop of conflicting traditions and beliefs, this shared account traces the unveiling merger of three unlike mariners—a Maine sea captain, a ship’s doctor, and a Welsh gypsy seaman—whose journey ultimately unites their lives and cultures, even as it divides their families and communities.
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.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Multiservice Procedures for Survival, Evasion, and Recovery - FM 21-76-1 - Camouflage, Concealment, Navigation (Value-Added Professional Format Series)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 38,960. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Safety and first aid
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, the Survival, Evasion, and Recovery Army field manual (FM 21-76-1) is designed to provide armed service members quick-reference survival, evasion, and recovery information. Some of the topics covered include navigation, radio communications and signaling, recovery, personal protection, and water.
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.
The Youngest Navigator
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 14,930. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
Airas Tinoco, a 14-year-old page at the court of Prince Henry the Navigator, sails as purser on a caravel exploring the coast of Africa. In the Gambia River the officers and crew of the ship are killed by poisoned arrows. Of the four surviving teen-age boys, only Aires is willing to navigate their homeward vopyage. Will they be hopelessly lost as they try to return to Portugal?
Those Amazing Dogs Book 5: On the Coral Island
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,930. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
In their fifth installment, Those Amazing Dogs and their human companions follow a navigational chart discovered in an ancient Mexican pyramid that leads them to a mysterious island in the South Pacific ocean. Shipwrecked and stranded, the Lhasa Apso, Yorkshire Terrier and Pit Bull find pieces to the puzzle that will get them all off the island—with help from their most unlikely new friends yet.
Colregs
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,070. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and sailing
International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea.
The Phillips Nautical Dictionary
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 188,650. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Dictionaries
10,000 nautical words and phrases. THE COMPLETE dictionary. This is definately the best and most comprehensive nautical dictionary available in the world today.