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Following Seas : A Voyage of Discovery.  Paperback Edition., LEONARD, Beth A.
Author Name:    LEONARD, Beth A.

Title:   Following Seas : A Voyage of Discovery. Paperback Edition.

Publisher:    Adlard Coles Nautical, London, 2000, ISBN:0713657669 2000

ISBN Number:   0713657669 / 9780713657661

Seller ID:   111034

LEONARD, Beth A. Following Seas : A Voyage of Discovery. London : Adlard Coles Nautical, (2000). First British Printing. Pp. (6),vii-ix,(1),[1]-252,(10). Illustrated with maps to endpapers, colour photos, etc to text. Large 8vo, photo-illustrated card covers, french flaps, blue spine.

"'Following Seas' is Beth Leonard's inspirational account of the three year circumnavigation she and her partner, Evans, made aboard their 37-foot ketch, Silk.

Wanting to escape from her high-powered yet hollow corporate life as an international management consultant, Beth exchanged the boardroom for a new life afloat where she and Evans were tested to the limit, but which enabled them both ultimately to emerge as stronger yet different people. Coping with frightening storms for days on end, facing unimagined dangers at sea, celebrating joyous landfalls and immersing themselves in exotic cultures where life is lived to different rhythms. Beth's gripping narrative and evocative prose is both thought provoking and compelling." - from the front flap.

Contents:
Prologue;
1. Birth of a Dream;
2. Across the Atlantic;
3. The Azores: Crossroads of the Atlantic;
4. In Columbus's Wake;
5. Taking the Isthmus;
6. Darwin's Enchanted Islands;
7. Paradise Lost;
8. Star Path;
9. Paradise Found;
10. Sea Fever;
11. Fast Sailing to Far Islands;
12. Rounding a Great Cape;
13. St. Helena's Ghosts;
14. Reluctant Return.
With index.

Very good. 15.00


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