Category: Water Sports

Download PDF by Claus Aktoprak: SchärenSegeln.: Eine Auszeit unter Segeln. Von Kiel nach

By Claus Aktoprak

ISBN-10: 3946014135

ISBN-13: 9783946014133

Sechs Monate in den Schären – ein Traum von Freiheit. Der Kontrabassist und Songwriter Claus Aktoprak ist mit seinem forty Jahre alten Segelboot l. a. MER aufgebrochen, um die Abenteuer zu erleben, die speedy direkt vor unserer Haustür auf uns warten.

Nachdem er das Boot bei eBay ersteigert und aufwendig selbst restauriert hat, ist er als Einhandsegler in Richtung schwedische Schären und zu den Åland-Inseln unterwegs.

SchärenSegeln ist der sehr persönliche und mit vielen stimmungsvollen Fotos, Musik und movies illustrierte Reisebericht eines Seglers und Musikers, der auf seinem kleinen Boot unterwegs ist, um die Wunder der Mittsommernacht zu erleben und dabei herausfindet, dass das Glück nicht von einem großen finances abhängt.

Mit umfangreichem Service-Teil zum Segeln in den Schären, durch die Ålands und den Göta-Kanal sowie Hinweisen zur Seemannschaft (Navigation in den Schären, Tipps zum sicheren Ankern an Schären, Anlegen in den Boxen, Kanalfahrten- und Schleusen-Taktiken sowie Ankern mit Sorgleine. distinctive: Mücken!

Zahlreiche movies und Songs des bekannten Musikers Claus Aktoprak, die während der Reise entstanden sind, machen dieses book zu einem multimedialen Erlebnis.

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Download e-book for iPad: Exploring East End Waters: A Natural History and Paddling by Mike Bottini,Kevin McAllister

By Mike Bottini,Kevin McAllister

ISBN-10: 0974020168

ISBN-13: 9780974020167

the main accomplished consultant to kayaking and canoeing at the East finish of manhattan, Mike Bottini’s long-awaited Exploring East finish Waters relies on his award-winning column within the Southampton Press. From the Peconic River to dam Island Sound Mike covers the intense number of East finish paddling parts with a veteran’s eye for information and a pro feel of the ordinary heritage of the realm.
Consider the variety of chances: fresh-water river and ponds, tidal creeks, salt-water ponds, bays, and estuaries, and—for the adventurous—sound and ocean. the place else will you discover this sort of number of paddling waters? No ask yourself the East finish has been brought up as “one of the final nice areas” via the character Conservancy.
As a number one ecologist for the crowd for the South Fork, Bottini has come to grasp those waters and their ecosystems in detail over the past seventeen years. Now he stocks his wisdom with the remainder of us.
Author of the best-selling path consultant to the South Fork, Mike Bottini brings a distinct naturalist’s point of view to this activity. Exploring East finish Waters not just presents the keys to an exciting set of greater than 30 paddling trips—it can also be infused with a savvy wisdom of the usual background of the realm. it is going to open your eyes to the wonders of the advanced ecology of the East End.

From the creation via Peconic Baykeeper Kevin McAllister:
“Mike Bottini can help you chart your path for secluded inlets, dramatic bluffs, and shores likely from Eden itself. His approximately encyclopedic wisdom of estuarine natural world may help you know the nuances and subtleties inherent in an atmosphere that's as delicate and complicated because it is resilient and forgiving. take pleasure in it and safeguard it.”

About the author:
Mike Bottini is a veteran naturalist, author, and environmental advisor. After finishing graduate stories in flora and fauna ecology on the collage of British Columbia, Mike labored for fourteen years on the workforce for the South Fork, a non-profit environmental advocacy association. he's an award-winning columnist, a former adjunct professor at Southampton university, and keeps to introduce humans to the outside via his box naturalist periods, nature walks, and paddling trips.

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Download e-book for kindle: The Riddle: Illuminating the story behind The Riddle of the by Maldwin Drummond

By Maldwin Drummond

ISBN-10: 1910500399

ISBN-13: 9781910500392

a brand new variation of the definitive examine of the history to the writing of The Riddle of the Sands by way of Erskine Childers, now superbly illustrated through Martyn Mackrill. It comprises information of Childers’ personal crusing studies and in addition a close account of the reception afforded the booklet in legitimate circles and Childers involvement in this.

Maldwin Drummond OBE, JP, DL has lengthy made a examine of Childers and his publication, having develop into desirous about its issues which make an not going pair: the issues and methods of the Victorian small boat sailor and the politics and defence concerns sooner than the 1st global War.

In The Riddle, Maldwin Drummond starts by way of the wanderings of the yacht Dulcibella as her group look for a solution to the unusual happenings one of the sands in the back of the German Frisian islands. the writer highlights the pressing message from Childers that Germany was once getting ready to invade England and that the British weren't conscious of this kind of plan. This detective paintings by means of Drummond in the textual content of The Riddle of the Sands, from British and German files and various different resources, yields a few spectacular effects as Erskine Childers’ predictions grew to become a true risk with the onset of the war.

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Read e-book online Sea Kayaking: The Classic Manual for Touring, from Day Trips PDF

By John Dowd,Freya Hoffmeister

ISBN-10: 1771641436

ISBN-13: 9781771641432

Still considered as “the bible” for either new and skilled kayakers after greater than thirty years in print, Sea Kayaking covers the fundamentals of kit and process, together with varieties of paddles and strokes, in addition to such crucial talents as tips to learn the elements and the water, find out how to navigate with and with no GPS and the way to go back and forth with a bunch. Drawing on his a long time of expertise paddling in all climates, John Dowd offers sensible recommendation on facing strength risks (from surf to sea ice to sharks), conducting rescues and making plans for long-distance expeditions.

New for this variation are tricks approximately electronic applied sciences for making plans and navigating whereas kayak traveling in addition to plenty of tips for outfitting boats, adapting gear and finessing fishing approach whereas kayak angling—whether casting and jigging for enjoyable on an afternoon journey or trolling for dinner on an extended excursion. additionally absolutely up-to-date are the sections on dealing with probability and the inspiring tales of event, together with Freya Hoffmeister’s record-breaking circumnavigation of Australia and jap paddlers’ more and more hard journeys round the islands and beyond.

As a game, sea kayaking maintains to adapt. as soon as the game of a really few long-distance paddlers embarking on foreign expeditions, then the leisure pursuit of many weekend tourers, sea kayaking is now well liked by many day trippers in addition. As an increasing number of paddlers take to the water—for the day, the weekend or many months, this vintage advisor remains to be required interpreting for these looking event at the open ocean.

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Download e-book for iPad: The Swimming Drill Book by Ruben Guzman

By Ruben Guzman

ISBN-10: 0736062513

ISBN-13: 9780736062510

Improve your occasions by means of enhancing your method! even if you're a aggressive swimmer, trainer, triathlete, or committed health fanatic, The Swimming Drill Book will propel you to raised effects by means of maximizing potency within the water.

With 128 powerful drills, professional guide, and greater than 375 specified illustrations, you should use this complete source to enhance each side of your swimming. determine a better experience of stability and place within the water; continue excellent shape for the freestyle, backstroke, breaststroke, and butterfly; and grasp the thoughts for starts off, turns, and finishes. Use the drills separately or create a customized application according to your targets and health point. both approach, the instruments you wish are inside of your grasp.

Dive into The Swimming Drill Book and notice quick effects!

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The Boat Repair Bible (Repair Guide) - download pdf or read online

By Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN-10: 1408133210

ISBN-13: 9781408133217

Even the main good designed boats will be afflicted by put on and tear due to
normal use at the water. when injuries are much less universal, they too can
result in harm which should be repaired instant. Highly
illustrated, with step-by-step directions, this ebook equips the
reader with the important 'first relief' abilities he must make temporary
repairs until eventually he can come again to harbour.

The Boat fix Bible helps
anyone who owns a ship to improve crucial fix talents within the areas
where difficulties most ordinarily come up. The part on hull and deck
repairs covers fibreglass, wooden, metal and ferro-cement hulls, and
shows the reader the best way to take care of every little thing from leaks to impact
damage, and masses, even more. This part additionally covers family repairs,
such as repairing upholstery, and troubleshooting issues of the

Amongst the numerous different options defined, the part on general
mechanics contains directions on the best way to repair issues of a split
fuel/water tank and leaking hydraulics, when the part on
electrical upkeep explains the best way to hint unfastened connections, replace
damaged wiring and attach navigation tools. The myriad of issues
that can come up with the engine are coated in nice aspect, from how to
deal with water within the gasoline process to exchanging the propeller and its

From uncomplicated talents in defense, surveying and using instruments, to complicated directions on the way to substitute an engine, The Boat fix Bible
is as complete because it is useful. With maintenance particular to
powerboats, sailboats, dinghies and outboards, it's a publication no boat
owner can have enough money to not own.

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Joe Cook,Byron Freeman,Noel Burkhead's Chattahoochee River User's Guide (Wormsloe Foundation Nature PDF

By Joe Cook,Byron Freeman,Noel Burkhead

ISBN-10: 0820346799

ISBN-13: 9780820346793

The Chattahoochee River is likely one of the top-rated waterways of Georgia and the Southeast. it's a mecca for summer season activity, a valuable common source that offers water and tool for numerous Georgia’s voters, and a vital part to the region’s surroundings. As public curiosity in either exploring and conserving Georgia’s rivers equivalent to the Chattahoochee grows, so too has the call for for transparent and stylish courses to our rivers. The Chattahoochee River User’s Guide—the most recent in a sequence of river courses from Georgia River community and the college of Georgia Press—aims to satisfy that demand.

The Chattahoochee River User’s Guide strains the 430-mile process the Hooch from its headwaters at a spring on Coon Den Ridge close to Jacks Knob in northeastern Georgia to its confluence with the Flint River, the place they shape the Apalachicola River.

The Georgia River community publications supply many little-known evidence approximately Georgia’s rivers, carry to existence the river’s cultural and ordinary heritage, and current river concerns in an immersive and fascinating demeanour that may motivate clients to aid defend their neighborhood waterways.

The consultant includes
• 2 hundred colour photographs
• 32 simple maps that display the cities, roads, access points,
bridges, public lands, parks, and different landmarks alongside the
river’s path from the southern Blue Ridge Mountains to the
Georgia-Florida border
• special useful information regarding public entry points,
potential risks, tenting amenities, and GPS coordinates for
points of interest
• A primer on fishing
• An creation and safeguard evaluation, in addition to a concise natural
history consultant to universal wildlife of the river corridor

Published in cooperation with Chattahoochee Riverkeeper

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Einmal München - Antalya, bitte: Von der Kunst, langsam zu by Thomas Käsbohrer PDF

By Thomas Käsbohrer

ISBN-10: 3946014275

ISBN-13: 9783946014270

Nach dem abrupten Ende seiner beruflichen Karriere im Frühsommer 2014 beschließt Thomas Käsbohrer, nach Antalya zu reisen. Doch statt den dreistündigen Flug zu wählen, entscheidet er sich für die langsame direction. Er fährt mit dem Bus von München ins slowenische Izola und besteigt dort sein kleines Segelboot LEVJE. Und segelt fünf Monate von Slowenien über Italien und Griechenland ins südtürkische Antalya.

EINMAL MÜNCHEN – ANTALYA, BITTE beschreibt die Reise mit einem kleinen Boot entlang der Küsten des Mittelmeeres. Mit Geschichten vom und über das Meer. Und über die Menschen, die dort leben.

Ein Buch, das in der Lage ist, die Sehnsucht nach dem Meer für einen second zu stillen, voll intensiver und leiser Beschreibungen, die geprägt sind von der Liebe zu weiten Horizonten.

Ein Buch über Abschied und Neuanfang und über die Kunst, langsam zu reisen, um zu sich selbst zu finden.

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Download e-book for iPad: Reeds Maritime Meteorology (Reeds Professional) by Maurice Cornish,Elaine Ives

By Maurice Cornish,Elaine Ives

ISBN-10: 140811206X

ISBN-13: 9781408112069

Reeds Maritime Meteorology is written essentially for serving and trainee deck officials, these learning for certificate of competency in service provider ships and for fishermen. It offers descriptions of the weather and forces which give a contribution to maritime meteorology and the rules which govern them, and offers in particular with:

weather forecasting at sea and using fax, navtex and saltellite know-how
ocean currents and swell
tropical revolving storms
the improvement and distribution of sea ice
weather routeing
passage making plans
the administration and care of shipment in heavy weather

There is an intensive thesaurus, revision questions on the finish of every bankruptcy, and a fold-out chart of ocean currents in addition to a number of explanatory photographs and diagrams. For this revised version, the content material and site addresses were updated.

'Commended to somebody who calls for a transparent and authoritative creation to the topic' Marine Engineers Review
'A fabulous volume...a complete and critical climate publication' The Seafarer

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