Flirting with Mermaids: The Unpredictable Life of a Sailboat Delivery Skipper
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BeschreibungIn twenty years of delivering sailboats to far-flung quaysides, Kretschmer has had innumberable adventures, both humorous and terrifying. In this first paperback edition of the wildly successful Flirting with Mermaids, he recounts the most memorable of them, from a Western Caribbean research voyage with a crew of eccentric Swedes to a North Atlantic crossing during which he discovers the existence of Force 13 winds.
InhaltsverzeichnisForeword Introduction Chapter 1: A Shallow-Water Appointment Chapter 2: A Show of Presence Chapter 3: Famous Chapter 4: Yacht Delivery 101 Chapter 5: A Waterfront Office Chapter 6: Red Sky by Morn Chapter 7: She Drives Me Crazy Chapter 8: Just Another Crossing Chapter 9: Force Unlucky Chapter 10: A Home Delivery
PortraitJohn Kretschmer has been a sailboat delivery skipper for over 25 years and has made over 100 deliveries. He is the author of Cape Horn to Starboard and Used Boat Notebook and has had articles published in numerous boating and travel magazines. He is a contributing editor to 'Sailing' and currently lives in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, with his wife Lesa and their two daughters.
Pressestimmen'..filled with a myriad of sea-stories....all delivered with a wry and self-deprecating sense of humour.' Sailing
Untertitel: Pbk. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: SHERIDAN HOUSE INC
Erscheinungsdatum: März 2003
Seitenanzahl: 204 Seiten