Get Real, Get Gone: How to Become a Modern Sea Gypsy and Sail Away Forever

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CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform #ad - Don't even think of buying a boat until you have read this book'. Tom cunliffe legendary sailor  and author of The Complete Yachtmaster. The idea that you have to be rich to travel the world on your own yacht is so universal, it goes largely unquestioned This book hopes to change all that. If you are not rich, but dream of seeing our beautiful world from the deck of your own yacht, this book is packed with practical and spiritual advice to help you cut through the endless marketing and identify what it is you truly need to become a modern sea gypsy and sail away forever.

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The Essentials of Living Aboard a Boat, Revised & Updated

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Paradise Cay Publications #ad - The essentials of living Aboard educates both dreamers and explorers with information about this wonderful and rewarding lifestyle. Mark nicholas presents a rich mine of information for potential liveaboards, information he gleaned the hard way as a self-confessed "expert at what can go wrong. Used book in Good Condition.

This lifestyle, typically thought to be out of reach or "for other people, " is now available to all who dream. Read this book if you've ever been gripped by the romantic idea of living on water. Mark nicholas has combined his experience of life aboard with the advice of other liveaboards, marina owners, technicians, boat manufacturers and advocates in order to detail the challenges and offer real advice for success.

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The Voyager's Handbook: The Essential Guide to Blue Water Cruising

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International Marine/Ragged Mountain Press #ad - Belongs in the bookshelf of every cruising vessel. Blue water sailing “if you are serious about that extended voyage, read The Voyager’s Handbook. Sailing “every now and then a new voice emerges in the world of sailing literature that stands out, a voice that is both clear and of lasting quality. This exquisitely detailed guide also helps you master the skills you’ll need to handle a boat at sea with a small crew, along with the hard-won wisdom of experienced cruisers, The Voyager’s Handbook is the ultimate resource for anyone who is planning, including Weather forecasting Passage planning Watchkeeping Heavy-weather sailing Emergency management Midocean repairs Complete with dozens of easy-to-use graphs and tables for quick reference, preparing for, or just dreaming about a great adventure on the high seas.

Used book in Good Condition. Managing life from a floating home and keeping that home livable, the ship’s purser, doctor, and safe requires you to become, engineer, cook, among other things, seaworthy, and cruise director. Starting with the things you can’t do without―an enthusiastic crew, of course, money―Leonard offers sage advice on how to select crewmembers who are truly committed to the voyage, a seaworthy boat, and, how to choose the right boat for you, and how to find just the right approach to financing your voyage and making the most of every dollar spent.

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How Not to Buy a Cruising Boat

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CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform #ad - Through heartfelt stories, hard-won experiences, and creative ideas, this cruising couple shares their own voyage to realizing their dream. If you've ever found yourself dreaming of selling everything, moving onto a cruising yacht and pointing it toward warmer weather and white sandy beaches, this book is for you.

How not to buy a cruising boat will help you to navigate the search and purchase of your cruising yacht with your sanity intact. Used book in Good Condition.

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Leap of Faith: Quit Your Job and Live on a Boat

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Outskirts Press #ad - The author shares what it feels like to experience ultimate freedom, and outlines the steps they took to get there. Throughout the narrative the reader is treated to dolphins and manatees, pelicans and osprey, blue skies, blue water and white sand beaches. The story includes tales from their travels, and a simple financial plan that will benefit anyone, social commentary on the state of today's American society, regardless of their future goals.

This book will make you rethink how you look at life, and money. There are many of us who dream about selling all our stuff, quitting our jobs, and running away to Paradise. Read how music inspired them to execute their plan. This is a story about one couple who made that dream come true. Used book in Good Condition.

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Storm Tactics Handbook: Modern Methods of Heaving-to for Survival in Extreme Conditions, 3rd Edition

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Pardey Books #ad - A series of user-friendly checklists will help sailors from the moment they start looking for their perfect offshore boat, through outfitting, and as they encounter their first storms at sea. Leap of faith quit Your Job and Live on a Boat. Practiced the skills taught by Lin and Larry Pardey. Since writing the previous edition of Storm Tactics Handbook, Lin and Larry have voyaged an additional 35, 000 miles.

. Highly readable stories of the Pardeys encounters with storms, and of experiences related by several other modern sailors, help illustrate and expand the points made in this book. As in the first two editions of this book, they describe their concerns about the tendency of modern sailors to discard the classic methods used to bring sailing vessels of all sizes from vast clipper ships to tiny yachts through amazingly strong winds and heavy seas.

New material includes: lessons from cape horn an interview with the late sir peter blake, building and using storm staysails, on storm survival and heaving-to Heaving-to using a Galerider on 55-foot Morgan s Cloud Adding rudder protection stops Discussions on avoiding chafe, avoiding the worst areas of cyclonic storms, deploying para-anchors, choosing storm gear, and many more have been expanded to answer many questions posed by readers and seminar attendees.

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How to Sail Around the World : Advice and Ideas for Voyaging Under Sail

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International Marine/Ragged Mountain Press #ad - Leap of faith quit Your Job and Live on a Boat. Taking that book as its starting point, this handsome new volume incorporates the new technologies and discoveries of the last quarter century along with another 150, 000 miles of experience. Storm tactics handbooks Modern Methods of Heaving to for Survival in Extreme Conditions.

Since then, he's logged more than 200, 000 sea miles. A compendium of mature, how to sail around the world will tell the reader: how to choose and equip a sailboat for long-distance cruising, time-tested sea wisdom from one of the world's most respected sailing writers, anchoring, with an emphasis on simplicity and a modest budget How to plan and conduct a voyage anywhere in the world How to master the arts of navigation, and daily life aboard in exotic places How to cope with storms at sea--the most complete and authoritative treatise on this critical topic ever published Used book in Good Condition.

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Buy, Outfit, Sail: How To Inexpensively and Safely Buy, Outfit, and Sail a Small Vessel Around the World

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CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform #ad - It is also a practical step-by-step guide to circumnavigating inexpensively—written by a freedom-loving sailor who has sailed twice around the world on a $3, 000 salvaged boat. Leap of faith quit Your Job and Live on a Boat. Storm tactics handbooks Modern Methods of Heaving to for Survival in Extreme Conditions.

Why not you? Used book in Good Condition. What equipment do you really to sail offshore? how can you acquire much of this gear for free or inexpensively? what items are cheap where? How can you earn "freedom chips" as you cruise? Which routes are best? What common cruising gear do you NOT need? Why? Buy, destinations, fun, sharing, camaraderie, time, freedom, culture, parties, Outfit, and Sail even points out the advantages of being on a tight budget: more friends, and a clearer cruising focus.

The book is divided into three main sections: How-to buy a boat for peanuts, How-to safely outfit that vessel cheaply, and How-to happily sail around the world on a handful of pennies. The dream of leisurely sailing around the world is neither an impossible nor unrealistic one. Dozens of sailors escape to paradise every day.

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Off The Grid: How I quit the rat race and live for free aboard a sailboat

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CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform #ad - This let me clear up my debts, and in turn, freed my spirit. There were highs and lows, but one constant: I spent a lot of time working, working, and working some more – and still stressing about money. Most of all, i hope you'll be inspired to go after whatever's been pulling on your heart. Since then, i’ve been living full-time aboard the Gypsea Soul, on the water.

I went from working 60 hours a week and getting nowhere to working three months a year and going everywhere. Storm tactics handbooks Modern Methods of Heaving to for Survival in Extreme Conditions. Used book in Good Condition. Living on a boat, i've met a wild cast of characters and had a ton of adventures -- hilarious ones, but scary ones, too.

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In between chapters, just as i wrote them, I've interspersed some of my insights, taken straight from my Captain's Log. Now, got married and divorced, my 30s and 40s, the way we were intended to live: free Throughout my 20s, lived in the Caribbean aboard a sailboat, owned a restaurant, I worked various construction jobs, I survive off the grid and close to nature, and raised two kids.

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Singlehanded Sailing: Thoughts, Tips, Techniques & Tactics

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International Marine/Ragged Mountain Press #ad - Got a 35-foot sailboat? No problem. It takes thousands of hours of sailing to get the kind of knowledge contained in this book. From the foreword by bruce schwab the only bible for how to sail your boat fast, safe, and alone Solo sailing is within any sailor's grasp with a little forethought--and this essential guide.

Storm tactics handbooks Modern Methods of Heaving to for Survival in Extreme Conditions. Leap of faith quit Your Job and Live on a Boat. Singlehander andrew evans learned the hard way how to sail and race alone--with lots of mishaps, including broaches and a near tumbling over a waterfall--and in Singlehanded Sailing he shares the techniques, tips, and tactics he has developed to make his solo sailing adventures safe and enriching.

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. Is the wind blowing 20 knots? No problem.

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Don Casey's Complete Illustrated Sailboat Maintenance Manual: Including Inspecting the Aging Sailboat, Sailboat Hull and Deck Repair, Sailboat Refinishing, Sailbo

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International Marine/Ragged Mountain Press #ad - Casey’s technical virtuosity, his user-friendly explanations, and Peter Compton's diesel engine expertise make even the more complicated repairs and improvements easy to understand. Storm tactics handbooks Modern Methods of Heaving to for Survival in Extreme Conditions. International Marine Publishing. This must-have guide saves you time, deck, dodgers, and trim make and repair sails, maintain, and repair your boat’s diesel engine Put a professional-looking finish on your boat’s hull, wood, awnings, spars, sailbags, money, easiest, most effective ways to: Evaluate the condition of your boat or one you’re about to purchase Repair structural damage to your fiberglass sailboat Improve or repair your sailboat’s electrical system Troubleshoot, sail covers, and grief as you learn the fastest, and bimini tops Used book in Good Condition.

. The definitive guide from the world's best-known sailboat maintenance expert Don Casey’s Complete Illustrated Sailboat Maintenance Manual combines six core volumes into a single, utterly dependable resource that answers every frequent question, explains every major system, and helps you keep your boat and its components shipshape.

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