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Gunkholing in the Chesapeake
By Benjamin Pearce
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,300. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
Sailing and history of the Chesapeake Bay. A Great Blue Heron led our sailboat downriver between banks of the lush green foliage of Back Creek on Elk River at the northern entrance to the Chesapeake Bay. As we rounded each bend, the solitary bird would be floating on the brown mirror of water.
Cruising in the Clouds
By Benjamin Pearce
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,380. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
Cruising through the San Juan Islands in Puget Sound. Often in the late summer, before the sun dips low on the horizon, the warm moist air of the San Juan Archipelago condenses into a fine mist that rises off the surface of the ocean to shroud these islands above the clouds.
The Fisherman of Halicarnassus
By Roger Williams
Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 35,780. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
Cevat Şakir Kabaağaçlı (1890–1973), known as the Fisherman of Halicarnassus, was the founder of the famous Mavi Yolculuk “BLUE VOYAGES”. A historian, humanist and ecologist, he was one of Turkey’s most popular writers and has been described as a modern Homer. This book explores life of the writer and the history and culture of these beautiful Aegean and Mediterranean sailing waters
Around the World in 80 Years: The Oldest Man to Sail Alone around the World - Twice!
By Harry L. Heckel, Jr.
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 82,960. Language: American English. Published: April 17, 2013 by Rambling Star Publishing. Category: Nonfiction
At the advanced ages of 78 and 89, Harry L. Heckel, Jr., fulfilled a dream: he sailed alone around the world, not once, but twice! This Old Man of the Sea goes global, describing with a dry wit and a keen eye, the 54 countries and islands he visited, plus the sail to get there. An inspiring tale that proves that age is no deterrent to fulfilling your dream!
The Blue Bicycle
By bob mustin
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 36,660. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2013. Category: Fiction
Artie Royal has had a rough life and he has suffered more loss and rejection than anyone should have to bear. Still, he rises above the problems confronting him, and he does it with charity and grace and understanding. In fact, it eventually becomes as easy for him to push his concerns aside as it was at age eight to soar down Main Street on that blue bike, wind whistling in his ears.
Poems of a Travelling Man
By Paul Chapman
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,510. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2013. Category: Fiction
Paul Chapman spent many years travelling throughout England and Scotland. After leaving England by boat he was washed up in Spain. These poems have been influenced by his travells and the people he met on the way. Some funny , some tragic but all have a story to tell. This is his second book of poetry the first being Poems of the Sea
Yachting For Beginners
By My Ebook Publishing House
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,390. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
This guide is aimed at those wand to learn yachting. It is full of essential information and useful pointers and tips to help get you started. If you think that even setting foot on a yacht would involve spending the next year living on a diet of mud and navel fluff then this is the book for you.
Stories Fiction & True of People Around the World
By James Gould
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 33,890. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2013. Category: Fiction
Fiction and nonfiction short stories set around the world, including Ireland, the Caribbean, Morocco, Croatia, Mexico, Wisconsin, Pennsylvania, Kauai, Massachusetts and Texas. The fiction ranges from being Scared Sober to the love stories The Love Lamb and Berber Boy Seeks First Wife, Must Like Camels. The nonfiction stories include Glenn Doherty, a SEAL killed in Benghazi and the people of Kauai.
Lessons Learned Cruising the ICW: Norfolk to Key West
By Katie and Gene Hamilton
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 7,920. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
A sail and power boater's guide to cruising the 1,243 miles along the Eastern Seaboard with advice about planning the cruise, budgeting for the adventure, outfitting a boat, and boat handling and navigating the rivers, sounds and inlets.
Ley of the Minstrel
By G.L. Francis
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,480. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2013. Category: Fiction
In the aftermath of a high seas abduction, Nerelos, a compass-lute navigator, is on a quest to take back his betrothed and his sister as well as the other elves the merchant-slavers kidnapped. He learns the price for freeing those he loves and loving those he hates—and the secrets of the mysterious ley-rhaed music.