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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.
Let's Go Cruising!: A Guide to Family Boating
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 85,380. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and sailing
Learn the in's and outs of buying, operating, enjoying, maintaining, and (sniff) selling the cruising boat of your dreams.
Collisions: How to Avoid Them, First Edition
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 7,620. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2016 and represented by The North of England PandI Association. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Navigation
The International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea 1972 (COLREGs) are the foundations upon which safe navigation and conduct of vessels are built. Designed specifically for use on ships' bridges, this guide is intended to provide practical advice to all watchkeepers, from cadets to masters and inspecting officers, on the key collision avoidance rules.
Rocks and Hard Places: How to Avoid Them, First Edition
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 12,400. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2016 and represented by The North of England PandI Association. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Ocean transport
Vessels running aground or colliding with fixed or floating objects (FFO) are among the most high profile and costly of all maritime accidents. This guide is designed to bring to the attention of ship's masters and officers the key contributory factors in groundings and FFO incidents, and how to avoid them.
Encountering and Avoiding Tropical Revolving Storms: A Practical Toolkit for the Mariner
Price: $11.00 USD. Words: 12,540. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2015. Categories: Essay » Technology
Tropical Revolving Storms pose an extreme challenge to the mariners; no matter how much information about these is available and accessed on board the ships. In addition to being able to receive and analyse latest information about TRS, it is important that the mariner has the ability to make onboard observations to detect TRS in proximity. The analysis based on observed detection or information
Škoricovník Zlatá Cesta
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 35,180. Language: Slovak. Published: December 10, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Škoricovník je fantasypunková paródia na korporátnu, bankovnícku, mediálnu a politickú scénu Slovenska v druhom desaťročí nášho milénia. Je písaná formou dobrodružného príbehu a zaujme najmä duchom mladších čitateľov, od 15 do 150 rokov. Je to prvý diel knižného seriálu autorskej dvojice Martin Jurík a Michal Ružička.
Destination Saipan Was Amelia Earhart A Prisoner Of Imperial Japan?
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,140. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History, Nonfiction » History » Military
My ebook looks at theories of Amelia Earhart's July 2, 1937 disappearance. The narrative focuses on Saipan as the probable location of where Earhart's Lockheed Model 10E airplane crashed. Among the people profiled in my book is an eyewitness who saw what she believes to be Amelia Earhart's aircraft as it crashed into a Japanese military zone on Saipan. The witness is still alive in California.
Terra Incognita
Price: $1.69 USD. Words: 4,710. Language: French. Published: March 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures
1492. Qui n'a jamais imaginé partir sur un des navires de Christophe Colomb en partance pour les Indes? C'est le rêve devenu réalite vécu par ce marin au long cours. Embarqué malgre lui pour la plus incroyable aventure maritime, il va partager l'espoir et le doute d'un equipage mis à l'épreuve tout au long de la traversée tout en gardant le secret de la réussite de ce projet.
Les évades du Paradis
Price: $1.69 USD. Words: 3,770. Language: French. Published: March 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures
Peut-on s'évader du paradis? La question est tentante si l'on admet que ce paradis existe...Mais pour aller où au fait? C'est une incroyable histoire que celle que notre marin aventurier solitaire nous propose de suivre au gré de ses navigations entre rêve et réalité...
Le phare
Price: $1.69 USD. Words: 3,750. Language: French. Published: March 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures
Troisième volet de la saga entre rêve et réalite. Notre marin solitaire repart à l'aventure découvrir le mystère du phare. Contre toute attente, la réponse viendra du ciel...