By Stuart Woods
Stuart Woods had by no means owned greater than a dinghy sooner than starting off on one of many world's so much not easy sea voyages, navigating single-handedly around the Atlantic. How, on the age of thirty-seven, did this self-proclaimed beginner move from small ponds to the large sea?
Now with a brand new afterword that appears again at how one transatlantic race replaced his existence, Woods takes readers on a stunning trip not only of touring the world over, yet of being attempted in fireplace, studying by way of accepting demanding situations, appreciating the wonderful thing about the open water, and dwelling to inform approximately it.
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Blue Water, Green Skipper: A Memoir of Sailing Alone Across the Atlantic by Stuart Woods