Books tagged: sailboat cruising

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How to Select, Equip and Maintain a Cruising Boat. The Series.
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 64,310. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and sailing
This book is a compilation of the authors other e books on cruising boats. The material is the same but makes it all available in one volume at a much lower price. Thirty seven different chapters beginning with comparing boats and the various aspects of different designs and builds. The buying process, equipping for a voyage and numerous practical articles; Easy reading with a humorous approach.
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.
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.
6692 Pisces the Sailfish
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 59,970. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: September 22, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
(4.25 from 4 reviews)
This memoir follows my young family's adventures after we bought a jinxed yacht, watched it smash to pieces, rebuilt it, sailed away, found paradise, punished betrayal, discovered treasure and survived sharks, crazed lemurs, gossiping walruses, a lynch mob, explosive gas and oozing quicksand. It reveals how, in answer to my prayer, we lost everything and how and why I tried to commit murder.
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.
Ancient Mariners
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,150. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Paranormal
Ancient Mariners is a dark, slightly paranormal, coming-of-age novel. Beth, 14, and her crewmate, Silas, 45, have lost their families to violence. They sail the S Pacific, seeking solace for their grief. But Death has a task for them. When Beth's best friend joins her in Australia, followed by her abusive father, Beth and Silas discover where Death's journey is leading them.