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Riassunto: The perfect armchair sailing guide, with enough detail to set a person dreaming . . .
On July 21, 2004, Silver Donald Cameron and his wife, Marjorie Simmins, set sail from D?Escousse, in Cape Breton Island, toward the white sand beaches and palm trees of the nearest tropical islands. They were sailing an old Norwegian-built ketch named Magnus. Accompanying them was their dog, Leo the Wonder Whippet.
Leo was thirteen. The skipper was an old-age pensioner. His youthful mate was new to the cruising life. Yet 236 days later, with more than 3,000 nautical miles behind them, this distinctly trepid crew rowed ashore in Little Harbour, in the Bahamas, heading for Pete?s Pub, a palm-thatched tiki bar on the beach.
It had been quite a trip. All three had lost fat and gained muscle. They were not in debt. Friends had remarked that the skipper and mate looked ten years younger, and the ancient Leo was capering about like a puppy.
Mind you, there had been bad moments, as in Jonesport, Maine, when the skipper smashed the boat into a wharf and punched a hole in the bow, or the black night off the deadly coast of New Jersey, in a screeching gale with the boat rolling her side decks under.
But there had been plenty of thrills, too: fireworks over the Tall Ships in Halifax Harbour; careening down the East River at ten knots with Manhattan whizzing past to starboard; feasting on hush puppies and grits with chicken gravy in Georgia; enjoying the ancient streets of St. Augustine, and the dazzling opulence of Fort Lauderdale. And then, after crossing the Gulf Stream, the Bahamas, complete with coral reefs crowded with tropical fish, yellow and scarlet and black.
A long way from the snow and ice back home.
L'autore: Silver Donald Cameron dreamed of this trip for thirty years before finding the thirty-three-year-old Magnus and turning her into the ideal boat for the voyage. He has written about the Atlantic coast in many books, including Schooner: Bluenose and Bluenose II; Sniffing the Coast: An Acadian Voyage; The Living Beach; and the bestselling Nova Scotia cruising classic Wind, Whales, and Whisky.
Titolo: Sailing Away from Winter: A Cruise From Nova...
Casa editrice: Douglas Gibson Books
Data di pubblicazione: 2006
Condizione libro: very good
Descrizione libro Douglas Gibson Books. Hardcover. Condizione libro: Fair. Dust Cover Missing. Codice libro della libreria G077101841XI5N01
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Descrizione libro Douglas Gibson Books. Hardcover. Condizione libro: GOOD. Good clean copy with no missing pages might be an ex library copy; Possibly may have minor marginal notes and or highlighting. Codice libro della libreria 2720203323
Descrizione libro Douglas Gibson Books. Hardcover. Condizione libro: Good. Book has some visible wear on the binding, cover, pages. Codice libro della libreria G077101841XI3N00
Descrizione libro Douglas Gibson Books, 2006. Condizione libro: Good. First Edition first Printing. N/A. Ships from the UK. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Codice libro della libreria GRP92395317
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Descrizione libro Westminster, Maryland, U.S.A.: McClelland & Stewart Ltd, 2006. Hardcover. Condizione libro: Near Fine. Condizione sovraccoperta: Near Fine. Near fine hardcover in near fine DJ. 367 pps. Photos. Travel of Atlantic Coast. Codice libro della libreria ABE-12920094807
Descrizione libro Douglas Gibson Books, 2006. Hardcover. Condizione libro: Used: Good. Codice libro della libreria SONG077101841X
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Descrizione libro Douglas Gibson Books, 2006. Hardcover. Condizione libro: Very Good. Codice libro della libreria P02077101841X