Synopses & Reviews
and#8220;Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.and#8221;
Itand#8217;s telling that Mark Twain chose sailing as a metaphor for living life to the fullest. Throughout history, humankind has been going to sea in boats and shipsand#8212;for the purposes of trade, exploration, transport, fishing, and pure enjoyment.
The Little Red Book of Sailing Wisdom contains some of the most moving, perceptive, witty, and inspirational words ever spoken or written about the sea-faring life. Novelists, politicians, explorers, playwrights, poets, musicians, and celebrities weigh in on life upon the water, under sail. These are just some of the folks whose words appear in these pages:
and#8226;William F. Buckley
and#8226;And dozens of others!
About the Author
is an editor, teacher, and playwright. He is the editor of The Gigantic Book of Sailing Stories
, The Gigantic Book of Pirate Stories
, and Classic Adventure Stories