Books tagged: sailing adventure

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Life Boat: How a century old boat and a new dream inspired an adventure of a lifetime
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 95,450. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and sailing
Mark, Karen and the Arab, a 100-year-old leaking lifeboat, battle October gales around the Coast of England, find themselves blocked in by ice in France, take unbelievable detours, and make minor mistakes that lead to major problems. Equal parts romantic travelogue, suspense, high sea adventure and resurrection, Life Boat is one biographical voyage you won’t want to miss.
Fire Sail: A Miraculous Attainment of a Family's Dream – Part 1
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 87,150. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
(4.00)
This is a true, almost unbelievable story, of how our Maine family, over a 7-year period and on a shoestring budget, with sweat, tenacity, and what we conceded as Divine Intervention, managed to build a beautiful and seaworthy 40-foot sailboat. Then, a couple of years later, sell most everything we owned, enroll our 2 sons in correspondence school, and sail away for a 2-year adventure.
Jagular Goes Everywhere: (mis)Adventures in a $300 Sailboat
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 64,970. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and sailing, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and sailing
With a steadfastly contrarian sensibility and a lively appreciation of both the profound and the absurd, Tom Pamperin sets out with his cantankerous sidekick Jagular (a fourteen-foot sailboat he built from cheap plywood, a 2x4 mast, and a $20 tarp for a sail) on a series of sail and oar (mis)adventures ranging from the Gulf Coast to the Great Lakes.
A Warm Sea - Dreaming of Sailing and Making It Happen: Tales of our cruising life in the Mediterranean
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 86,490. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing
This is the whimsical story of a couple who left their comfortable suburban life and embarked on a journey of exploration and self-discovery by living on board their sailboat and cruising the Mediterranean. It is about the challenges and delights of the cruising life, the cultures and histories from the Middle East to the Tuscan Islands, the friendly people they met, and the irresistible cuisines.
Epay Stories - 1975 Reinell 26 Sailboat
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,160. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Adventure
A teenage boy takes a spring trip with his uncle to try out an old sailboat bought on an internet auction site. The preparation for the trip was incomplete. As a result there are a number of mishaps along the way. However, the trip is a good learning experience for the boy and his uncle.
The Secret's Keeper and the Heir
Price: Free! Words: 104,410. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
Having earned a tenuous place on the sailing ship Turnagain, Rose maintains her disguise as a boy while continuing on her quest to find Benson, her abducted twin brother. As if preserving her cover isn't difficult enough, she must face bullies, forbidden attractions, and her first fumbling attempts at espionage.
1985, An Atlantic Crossing Memoir
Price: $2.22 USD. Words: 39,320. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Travel » Cruises
A pseudo autobiographical account of my Atlantic circumnavigation written in third person. It was where I found redemption and peace, coming to terms with the death of my father, injustices I endured, and anger and resentment which drove me to lose myself and make serious and costly life mistakes, and how I found redemption, forgiveness, and resolve to life by my conscience without regrets.
Stormsinger
Series: Storms in Amethir, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 11,600. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures
(4.50)
Captain Arama Dzornaea thought she was just supposed to transport Crown Prince Vistaren Doth'Mara to meet his contracted bride. As the king's top privateer, she thinks she can handle anything. What Arama doesn't anticipate is storms out of season, an unruly stormwitch, and a strange witchery echo that puts Arama, her ship the Dawn Star, and everyone aboard smack in the middle of a mystery.
Close to the Wind
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 91,630. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2013 by Choc Lit. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Romance » General
Georgiana da Silva is catapulted out of the Victorian drawing rooms and into a world of danger when she escapes her fiendish fiancé to engage in a mad dash across the world to save her brother before an unknown assassin can find him.
By The Sea, Book Three: Laura
Series: BY THE SEA, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,140. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
While the Great Depression grinds relentlessly on, Laura Andersson, a Midwestern farm girl with an improbable love of the sea, embarks on a bold adventure that promises riches but delivers passion, one that threatens all she holds dear.