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Sailing Adventures

Author : Anne M. Todd
ISBN : 0736809066
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Describes adventures in sailing, including a description of how sailboats work, equipment sailors use, historic sailing expeditions, and recent sailing accomplishments.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Sailing Adventures In Paradise

Author : Vincent Bossley
ISBN : 9780646532882
Genre : Travel
File Size : 32.10 MB
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Chronicle of authors' four years sailing adventure in the Pacific Ocean and South Seas Islands. Told through the eyes of his sailboat it is a most refreshing and knowledge filled narrative with many insights and problem solving events. Great reading for anyone planning or contemplating planning their own sailing odyssey. Also includes '101 Dollar Saving Tips' useful for the cruising sailor.
Category: Travel

Sailing Adventures Becoming A Sailor

Author : Conbert H Benneck
ISBN : 1077352999
Genre :
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Starting a new sailing life: going trailer sailing to find peace and quiet again. Learning about small trailerable sailboats; about launch ramps; about how to launch and retrieve a boat. Problems encountered; knowledge gained; and problem solutions. How to live happily ever after.

Sailing Adventures

Author : Conbert H Benneck
ISBN : 1072848139
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How one becomes a sailor. It starts in the bathtub. Progresses to learning how to row a boat, paddle or canoe, sail model sail boats, and gradually learn how to sail on larger boats. It's a logical procession from smaller boats to larger boats as your experience and your knowledge grows. This book shows you, how sailing is a completely different sport because the older you get and the more experience you gain, the wider your horizon becomes. You start sailing on lakes and locally in the ocean but then you start making longer and still longer trips until the whole world lies before you. It is a sport that allows you to start at any time and continue enjoying the sport into your old age. It is not a question of physical strength, physical fitness or speed, it is a game between you, the weather and the ocean that you use to your advantage as your knowledge improves. Adventures sailing in Germany; Holland; and going from Rotterdam to Paris via inland waterways. Further adventures in heavy traffic at night in the Seine in an incoming 26 foot high tide.Deciding to buy a sailboat again. Considerations, possibilities, and decisions leading to a purchaseThese are the experiences of a man which lived his life on the ocean

Beer In The Bilges

Author : Peter Jinks
ISBN : 1475928815
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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In the early 1980s, after the sexual revolution and before the explosion of the electronic age, the remote islands of Polynesia begged to be explored. For three experienced sailors who dreamed of sailing through the idyllic South Pacific, it was a perfect time to embark on a quest through some of the most amazing cruising destinations in the world. As New Zealander Hollywood Bob Rossiter, Australian Peter Jinks, and Canadian Alan Boreham set off from different points in the worldone in the company of a Hollywood star, one racing aboard a classic wooden yacht, and one on his first high seas adventurenone of them has any idea that a series of unanticipated events will eventually bring them together in the tropical swelter of Pago Pago. Along their journey lined with unexpected moments, the sailors meet a wide array of eclectic characters, including Sharkbite Charlie; Rosie, the three-hundred-pound dancer; and Gunter, the mysterious German chef from South America. Beer in the Bilges offers a fascinating glimpse into sailing voyages to the other side of the world where three men join forces and have to rely on their skills, their wit, and, most importantly, on each other as they embark on an unforgettable nautical adventure.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

A Thirst For The Sea

Author : Erskine Childers
ISBN : UOM:39015011564427
Genre : Adventure and adventurers
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Category: Adventure and adventurers

Sailing Adventures In The Apostle Islands

Author : Lawrence Newman
ISBN : 0983392102
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 65.99 MB
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This book is the cruising guide for boaters in the Apostle Islands. In addition to a number of waypoints for significant features within the islands, it contains ten recommended sailing routes, nautical cautions, recommended anchorages and historical information. It also contains labeled color photos of the islands and marinas. One of the appendices contains maps of the islands showing the location of lighthouses, docks, trails and other significant information.. It is especially useful for boaters making their first trip to this freshwater sailing paradise.
Category: Sports & Recreation

Sailing Adventures Log Book

Author : Adventurnote Designs
ISBN : 167749848X
Genre :
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A sailing logbook is very essential for any captain or yacht owner. Keeping a logbook not only preserve memories and document the captain's experiences but also might be considered as a legal document (when all regulations of legal logbook are followed). A well-maintained logbook would help you keep track of your investments in the boat by comparing expenses and outcomes. It also is mandatory in some countries or states to issue resignation licenses. This logbook is designed for modern sailors who use electronic navigation, but it has plenty of space to document what you want. Specifications Size 8 x 10 inches, suitable size to fit on the deck bench and also enough size so that you have plenty of space to document the details of your trips. Cover Printed Softcover and paperback binding so it is easy to carry, store and will not rust as any spiral-bound log might do. Pages: 120 Pages (60 sheets) enough to record and document more than 20 long trips Plus maintenance log and budgeting sheets. All pages are numbered consequently which is a requirement for a legal logbook. It has spaces to document Vessel information, engine data, management data, Pre-sailing checklist and Trip details as weather, crew, guests. It also has log sheets that can be easily customized by you as you like and a page to attach photos, receipts or any data. Then a dedicated maintenance log and budget sheets so that you keep track of all the maintenance issues and the financial data. Plus lined pages at the end of the logbook to add any notes. This logbook is a unique gift for sailors, captains, and boaters. Imagine how you'll be proud and happy when you look into your logbook after years! Keep all your ship's or yacht's data and the memories of your sailing adventures in one place. Scroll up and order your copy.

Fodor S Family Adventures

Author : Christine Loomis
ISBN : 067690159X
Genre : Travel
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Scotland offers astonishing variety: its iconic lochs and mountains, as well as lively cities such as Edinburgh and Glasgow, have strong allure. Visitors from North America increased 28% in 2014, to over 500,000. St. Andrews is a pilgrimage for golfers; castles dot the country; and whisky distilleries are gaining popularity. Scotland's customs and products--from tartans to tweeds--are known worldwide, but there's nothing like experiencing them firsthand. -EXPANDED COVERAGE: The Experience Scotland chapter includes several new features: "Need to Know" helps with everything from budgeting to when to go; two new "Great Itineraries" showcase first-time highlights and the popular Highlands and islands; and "Festivals and Events" presents the top events to plan a trip around. In addition, look for Edinburgh's and Glasgow's hottest new restaurants and hotels, showcasing the best of Scottish food and style. Fresh recommendations for outdoor activities have been added in the most popular areas. -COLOR SECTION: An 8-page color insert at the start of the guide contains a brief introduction and spectacular photos that capture the top experiences and attractions throughout Scotland. These range from stunning natural sights to the simple pleasure of visiting a pub. -SPECIAL FEATURES: Features help travelers experience the essence of Scotland, including choosing the best castles to see, planning a whisky distillery visit, and discovering great local fare in the cities or countryside. -INDISPENSABLE TRIP PLANNING TOOLS: Features such as Top Experiences and Great Itineraries make planning simple; "If You Like" in Experience Scotland highlights where to find the best of eight top Scottish experiences from hikes to island havens. Convenient chapter overviews present each region and its highlights, and chapter planning sections have savvy advice for making the most of your time and getting around by car and public transportation, including island hopping. -DISCERNING RECOMMENDATIONS: Fodor's Scotland offers savvy advice and recommendations from local writers to help travelers make the most of their time. Fodor's Choice designates our best picks, from hotels to nightlife. -INCLUDES: Edinburgh, Glasgow, St. Andrews, Isle of Skye, Inverness, Loch Ness, Loch Lomond, Islay, Glencoe, and more. -ABOUT FODOR'S AUTHORS: Each Fodor's Travel Guide is researched and written by local experts.
Category: Travel

Family Adventures

Author : Christine Loomis
ISBN : 0679004262
Genre : Canada
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Fodor's Family Adventures 3rd ed.Want to trek with llamas in Oregon? Bicycle along the Maine coast? Houseboat on the Erie Canal or the mighty Mississippi? This complete guide to family adventure travel lists more than 200 family-friendly outfitters who make it easy to travel safely and comfortably with even the youngest children. There are terrific trips for everyone from infants to teens and for any time of year . You'll find options throughout the United States and Canada (and some farther afield). Each chapter focuses on one of 22 great activities and is packed with the best trips: Archaeology AdventuresBikingCanoeingCattle DrivesCovered Wagon AdventuresCross-Country SkiingDigging for Dinosaur Bones and Other FossilsDogsleddingFishingHiking and BackpackingHorse PackingHouseboatingKayakingNative American ExperiencesRaftingRanchesRock ClimbingRV AdventuresSailingSnorkeling and DivingTrekking with Llamas and BurrosWildlife Encounters "Family Adventures gives parents -- and grandparents -- on-targetadvice for selecting the perfect trip. Icons show the youngest age each outfitter accepts. An appendix lists sports, activities, and outfitters in each state.
Category: Canada

The Sailing Adventures Of La Boatique

Author : Susan Foote Wagner
ISBN : 0972158006
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
File Size : 43.32 MB
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The Sailing Adventures of La Boatique: From Lake Erie to New Zealand is a travel and adventure book about living a dream. In July of 1998 Peter and Susan Wagner sailed a 41-foot ketch named La Boatique away from their dock in Port Clinton, Ohio. In 2002 they ended their journey in Opua, New Zealand. Along the way they discovered the excitement of ocean cruising, the thrill of landing huge fish, and the spectacle of exotic tropical islands. They overcame storms at sea, equipment malfunctions, and threatening illnesses. In the book, The Sailing Adventures of La Boatique, Susan recounts their cruising experiences during their four-year voyage. Susan and Peter demonstrate how they lived a low budget yet comfortable lifestyle aboard La Boatique. After sailing halfway around the world, they discovered that there is no place like their home waters of Lake Erie. The Sailing Adventures of La Boatique: From Lake Erie to New Zealand is 288 pages and includes 32 pages of color photographs. The book is for those who dream of sailing in the tropics.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Voyages To Windward

Author : Elsie Hulsizer
ISBN : 1550176862
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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A quarter-century of sailing, discovering the west coast of Vancouver Island.
Category: Sports & Recreation

Discover French Polynesia Sailing Adventures In The South Pacific

Author : Alec Zehe
ISBN : 9798590688548
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Polynesie francaise has long been among the world's more romantic destinations. Made up of 4,200 square km (1,622 square mi) of land spread over five archipelagoes that cover nearly 2.5 million square km of South Pacific Ocean, French Polynesia became a protectorate of France in 1847 and a colony in 1880. In this travel book, it lets you hop aboard a little sailboat and join the author on a three-year-long voyage across French Polynesia, where you will discover some of the most interesting places, people and wildlife of the South Pacific. From the world-famous island of Bora Bora to the remotest atolls of the Tuamotus, experience the challenges and rewards of the seafaring life as you dive with dolphins and sharks, sail under the stars, drink from fresh coconuts in the company of heavily-tattooed men, brave heavy storms and violent currents, play with stingrays, drift down coral rivers and meet fellow sailors from across the world.