Stumbling Aboard: A Reluctant First Mate Sails Through 20 Countries

Stumbling Aboard A Reluctant First Mate Sails Through Countries This is an expanded edition This first mate lacks basic sailing seamanship and swimming skills but agrees to a two year voyage aboard a forty four foot schooner rigged sailboat to impress her new b

  • Title: Stumbling Aboard: A Reluctant First Mate Sails Through 20 Countries
  • Author: Janice Johnson
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 130
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • This is an expanded edition This first mate lacks basic sailing, seamanship, and swimming skills but agrees to a two year voyage aboard a forty four foot, schooner rigged sailboat to impress her new boy friend, a competent but difficult captain The trip begins in California, continues down the west coast of Mexico and Central America, through the Panama Canal, to ColombiThis is an expanded edition This first mate lacks basic sailing, seamanship, and swimming skills but agrees to a two year voyage aboard a forty four foot, schooner rigged sailboat to impress her new boy friend, a competent but difficult captain The trip begins in California, continues down the west coast of Mexico and Central America, through the Panama Canal, to Colombia, Venezuela and through the Caribbean to Florida They fight sea sickness and equipment failures while they negotiate their budding relationship They make three difficult passages, including the perilous northwest coast of Colombia While trapped in an unwelcoming country by a storm, they must pay huge bribes to port officials who hate Americans They defend their sailboat against drug runners, paddle boaters, and music video producers They watch dolphins, sea lions, boobies, rays and other animals in the wild Whether they are trading toothpaste and pasta for needlework with the Kuna Indians or bringing coleslaw to a Christmas potluck aboard a mega yacht in the Caribbean, life aboard is never dull Expanded Edition.

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    1. Janice and Alan, after a relatively short relationship, set out on an 18 month sailing trip from California south, through the Panama Canal then north to Florida. This book is a diary of their shared experiences, adventures, disasters and triumphs. Understandably, it contains much detail about the day to day operation of a sailboat and the problems encountered on such a trip. Although I have no knowledge of sailing—and little interest in gaining that knowledge—I found the book interesting in [...]

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