Books tagged: sailboats

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A Guide to Sailboats and Their Systems
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 18,670. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and sailing
From the Keel to the Cook Stove. How Things Work on Sailboats
Starboard Attitude
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 61,730. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
(4.00)
In "Starboard Attitude" Bob Bitchin outlines his lifetime of seagoing adventures with a deep soul-searching philosophy than came with it. Bob has truly traveled the world and touched the hearts and souls of thousands of people. You may find yourself in this book, since Bob's strong feelings often match some of the world's great philosophers.
The Floating Gourmet - How To Cook On The Move
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,470. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Gourmet, Nonfiction » Travel » Cruises
This is a travel/cook book describing a once in a lifetime cruising journey across the Atlantic ocean to Europe and back again. You will read about how to cook gourmet meals at sea in a galley kitchen. This is a close and personal adventure experiencing all the wonders and joys of life on a boat and the problems of breaking down both boat and people. Maybe make your own journey and eat gourmet.
More Sailboat Projects - Clever Ideas and How to Make Them - For a Pittance
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 22,530. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing
This book is a sequel to Sailboat Projects, a highly successful book for those who love to sail and work on their boats. Author Clarence Jones has been a sailor most of his life. Much of his pleasure in sailing has been creating projects for his boats that enhance their performance, make them easier to sail, or more fun. He writes. He invents. He tinkers. He sails. That's what this book is about.
The Canvas Can Do Miracles: Seven Sailor Tales
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 47,620. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
If you love sailing in the islands - or even the idea of sailing in the islands, this book is for you. These highly entertaining tales present stories of adventure, emotion, imagination and just good old humanity seasoned with the salt tang in the air and the lapping waves of the shore. Close your eyes. Feel the sun. The boat is moving. You are aboard.
Dagny Rocks
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 148,380. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing, Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
Rhea grows up in the hippie days of the 70's aboard a hand-built, ocean-going tugboat. Later she joins Icelander Petur on his big sailing ketch. With an ever-changing crew, Dagny voyages nearly non-stop happily surviving mechanical failures, ripped sails, a keel conversion, irate port captains, multiple mast-removals, and two Newfoundland winters.
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!
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.
Sailboat Projects
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,850. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Do-it-yourself / general
This is a marvelous collection of 13 projects to make for your sailboat. Easy, clever ideas. Some simple, some complex. All much cheaper than the cost for a similar item in a boating store. Author Clarence Jones is a sailor who invents things. And writes about how to make them. In clear, easy steps with lots of pictures. Take a peek at the Table of Contents. At this price, how can you go wrong?
A Mango for the Teacher: Running the Beach and Running a School in Cancun's Early Days
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 56,120. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Language Instruction » English as a second language
(4.00)
Deborah, a spirited young teacher of English as a Second Language, flees NYC's ’70 fiscal crisis, heading for Mexico’s Yucatán peninsula. Her destination? A small hamlet/construction camp adjoining a spectacular undeveloped beach: Cancún. Hilarious experiences follow harrowing ones as a class for four becomes a school for four hundred. Then come love, adventure and misadventure too.