Books tagged: sailboat

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Important Upgrades for Your Cruising Boat
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Series: Cruising Boats, How to Select, Equip and Maintain. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 10,380. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing
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.
Refits, More Ways to Make Your Boat Better.
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Series: Cruising Boats, How to Select, Equip and Maintain. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 12,010. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing
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
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 94,660. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2012 by Beating Windward Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
“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
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 72,520. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2013 by Beating Windward Press. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / 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."
Comedies Under Sail or Real Races by Real Amateurs
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,930. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » 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!
Portrait of Conspiracy
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 92,220. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Philip Lewellan discovers a mysterious painting. He’s sure it’s proof his missing wife is alive … and may be living somewhere with a child, his daughter. The thought of being a father is more than enough to get Philip to turn to the one person who might believe him.
Summer Heat
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 76,810. Language: American English. Published: December 18, 2013 by Rambling Star Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing
"How did I get here?" thought David Hope as his boat, Summer Heat, was tossed in a storm on its way to the Bahamas. This book is the true story of his life, from his first experiences in sailing through his career as a Chesterfield County, Virginia Police Officer up until his ship was caught in a devastating storm. Read about how David and his crew struggled to survive on Summer Heat.
The Story of Old Roger Goodwill
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You set the price! Words: 10,730. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures
Old Roger is the story of a dog who finds a master and a master who never knew he was going to need his help. Together they take care of each other and a create a solution, but not before a long adventure from India to Australia. We look at the dog in first person and find how he provides for his family, travels across pirate seas, and escapes death more than once.
Following the Dragon
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 219,050. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing
Author Doug Sanderson takes you along on a sailing trip that spans two years. He abandons his job in Seattle and purchases a Formosa 46 in Florida. After a frantic couple of months getting the boat ready, Doug sets sail for whatever adventures await him. His trip includes Florida, The Bahamas, Turks and Caicos, Chesapeake Bay, New England, Nova Scotia, and Newfoundland.