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Ship of Dreams
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 70,680. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
"'Lucky is the man who is obsessed with the sea, and the one who builds a craft worthy of her greatest challenge.' This book might be the closest thing to accomplishing both, whether you sail or not." --Corinne Joy Brown, bestselling author of "Hidden Star", winner of the New Mexico/Arizona book award, historical fiction.
Dreamer of the Day: A story of Love, Sailing and Adventure
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 76,070. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2018 by MoshPit Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating & sailing
Losing two yachts, the first off the coast of Africa and the second on a reef in New Guinea, would be enough for anyone, but not John and Jan Nicholls. They recovered to live the dream – building four sailing catamarans, chartering on Sydney harbour, and finishing by building a luxury lodge in Queensland.
El viento bendiga mis alas
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 96,790. Language: Spanish. Published: April 13, 2017. Categories: Essay » Author profile
El publicitario Jaime C. Dürsteler explica en El Viento Bendiga mis Alas la persecucion de un sueño de infancia, las aventuras de su pasado familiar y las increíbles experiencias, vividas junto a su mujer, a bordo de su velero Sangria descubriendo, a lo largo de 13 años, los rincones mas salvajes del Caribe.
Idiot Afloat, Book II, Cuba, Bothwell and Boot Key Harbor: The Cruiser’s Divided Life
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 83,610. Language: Canadian English. Published: May 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing
This was the windy winter of 2003-4, when Sharon sailed, changing crew along the way and often alone in the Bahamas, Cuba and to the Florida Keys. It is also the story of how a little 1945 Bothwell house became a cozy retreat for the time away from sailing. As a live-aboard in Boot Key Harbor, she got to know the eccentrics and artists there. And who could forget those scary hurricanes of 2005?
The Glass Dragon
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,800. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
One man's tale of surviving cancer and fulfilling a childhood dream for sailing a 25 foot Coronado solo from New York to Florida.
Jagular Goes Everywhere: (mis)Adventures in a $300 Sailboat (illustrated version)
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 65,290. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » 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.
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 & sailing, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating & 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.
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 & 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.
The Accidental Sailor
Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 60,090. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing
In 1976 Rod Heikell set off in Roulette, a 20 foot boat that should probably have never left the Solent, for the Mediterranean. Via the French Canals and Biscay he somehow got to the Mediterranean and sailed to Corsica, Italy and onto Greece. It records the near disasters and highs and lows of a voyage which shaped his life in ways he never imagined.He became the accidenta
Voyages Through Life: The Story of John Dunlop Allison
Price: Free! Words: 50,560. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: July 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
The true adventure story of life at sea in the 19th century, of wars and wives, of gold fever and greed, of death and disease, of storms and shipwrecks all over the world. John Dunlop Allison appears to have written his memoirs in 1909, as he approached ‘the allotted life of man, three score and ten’, which were discovered and transcribed over 100 years later by his great-grandson.