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Summer Heat
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 76,810. Language: American English. Published: December 18, 2013 by Rambling Star Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Law enforcement
"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.
Suilven's Travels: A Life Changing Celtic Odyssey
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 28,700. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and sailing
In 1985 David Skelhon and his partner left behind promising careers and financial security to pursue their dreams and live closer to the Earth. Skelhon vividly tells a tale of high adventure, struggle and self-discovery aboard a small catamaran they built and later sailed across the rough and unforgiving coastal waters of England, Wales and Scotland during a 3 month voyage in 1990.
Portrait of Conspiracy
Price: Free! Words: 92,220. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
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What happens in Paris does not stay in Paris. A police detective places her career at risk, when she decides to help a wealthy man search for a woman who has been missing for seven years. Philip Lewellan discovers a mysterious painting. He’s sure it’s proof his missing wife is alive.
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!
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."
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.
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.
Important Upgrades for Your Cruising Boat
Series: Cruising Boats, How to Select, Equip and Maintain. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 10,380. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing, Nonfiction » Transportation » Ships & Shipbuilding / Repair & Maintenance
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.
Two Clowns Cross the Pacific in a Small Boat
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 9,760. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing, Nonfiction » Transportation » Navigation
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.
How to Select and Buy a Cruising Boat at Home or Offshore.
Series: Cruising Boats, How to Select, Equip and Maintain. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 11,310. Language: Australian English. Published: September 9, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Ocean transport, Nonfiction » Transportation » Navigation
Outlines the selection and purchase of cruising sailing boats with particular detail on purchasing from the USA. Includes checklists for boat inspections, discussion on vessel types, tax, formalities and importation methods. A light hearted but factual read as amusing as it is informative.