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Two Stories of Sailors and the Sea
By Ed Teja
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,230. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2012 by Float Street Press. Category: Fiction
These two stories are about life in and around sailboats in the Caribbean -- the Lesser Antilles. The sea does not give quarter and not being vigilant can be fatal; yet simply being at sea when the sails are full and the seas alive feels like nothing else -- it is a rare chance to directly interact with the power of nature.
Nautical Musings 2
By James Keen
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 28,540. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
Forty short stories are excerpted from original articles published 1993 to 1996 in a weekly newspaper column named Nautical Musings that appreared in The Daily Southerner in Tarboro, NC.
Two Clowns Cross the Pacific in a Small Boat
By John Champion
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 9,760. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
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.
Tiller Towards Trouble!
By Séamus F. Murphy
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,490. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2012. Category: Fiction
Dermot trains new youth sailors on the finer skills of crewing or team techniques and ends up learning a few things himself. Together they embark on a sailing adventure with Captain Thomas, Eva and Mr. Séamus outside of their safe harbor to discover their independence and how polluted their beautiful ocean is. Can they find a creative solution to the plastic prison?
The Adventures of Lucky Mike - All at Sea (Book Three)
By Lucky Mike
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 86,040. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
Without a penny in his pocket, Lucky set out at the age of twenty to build a yacht and sail around the world. Two years later, he made the money, built the yacht and sailed away to begin the voyage of a lifetime! From a five-year circumnavigation, to exciting tales on some of the largest and fastest yachts afloat, Lucky offers a unique insight into living life as a free spirit upon the ocean.
Pilgrim's River
By Wyn Hughes
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,820. Language: British English. Published: March 8, 2014. Category: Fiction
Love, Terror and Tragedy strikes Dartmouth's Royal Regatta week. A body is caught up in the propeller of a sailing yacht returning to The River Dart. Events which follow bring love and tragedy in equal measure, as a young woman journalist gets caught up in acts of terror affecting two of the wealthy family estates on either bank of the river.
A Warm Sea - Dreaming of Sailing and Making It Happen: Tales of our cruising life in the Mediterranean
By Ben Ho
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 86,490. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction
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.
Life Boat: How a century old boat and a new dream inspired an adventure of a lifetime
By Mark Harwood
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 95,450. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction
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.