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Fifty Places to Sail Before You Die: Sailing Experts Share the World's Greatest Destinations

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Landlubbers joke that sailors are always wanting to head off to the ends of the earth, but Chris Santella takes that life-changing desire very seriously. In this, the third installment in his immensely successful “Fifty Places” series, Santella assembles a crew of the world’s greatest championship racers and professional adventurers and persuades them to disclose their favorite destinations around the globe.

Interviewees include some of the best-known men and women in the sport: Tom Whidden and Gary Jobson (members of the winning 1987 America’s Cup crew), Jeff Johnstone (of J-Boats), award-winning sailing writer Lin Pardy, and many others. The amazingly diverse places they’ve selected range from clubby East Coast ports (Marblehead, Annapolis), to idyllic tropical refuges (Ilha Grande, Brazil; the Polynesian atoll of Mopelia), to some of the most hair-raisingly treacherous waters on earth (Cape Horn).

Coastlines around the world—even Antarctica and the Arctic—are represented, and the chosen spots include some spectacular inland waters, such as the Bras d’Or Lakes and the North Channel of Lake Huron. For each of the 50 places, the sailor recommending the venue spins an entertaining yarn about his or her experience there, and each description is accompanied by a "make you want to go there now" photograph.

Synopsis:

In the third installment in his immensely successful Fifty Places series, Santella assembles a crew of the world's greatest championship racers and professional adventurers and persuades them to disclose their favorite destinations around the globe.

About the Author

CHRIS SANTELLA is a freelance journalist and the author of STC’s Fifty Places to Fly Fish Before You Die, Fifty Places to Play Golf Before You Die, and Fifty Favorite Fly-Fishing Tales. He lives in Portland, Oregon, with his wife and two daughters.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781584795674
Subtitle:
Sailing Experts Share the World's Greatest Destinations
Author:
Santella, Chris
Publisher:
Stewart, Tabori and Chang
Subject:
Sailing
Subject:
Boating - General
Subject:
Sailing - General
Subject:
Boating; sailing; watersports
Subject:
Nautical-Sailing
Subject:
Boating
Copyright:
Publication Date:
May 2007
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
from 8 up to 17
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
224
Dimensions:
8.00 x 7.00 in
Age Level:
from 13 up to 99

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