Synopses & Reviews
Imbued with a sea captains outlook on life and the optimistic attitudes found in overcoming obstaclesfrom battling childhood polio to preparing and maintaining a 100-year-old wooden schoonerthis autobiography regales the life of a leading windjammer captain and tugboat skipper. Packed with wonderful characters and salty adventuresfrom a mutinous cook to sailing through noreastersthis inspirational life story takes readers from ports of call in Florida and the Bahamas to the foggy shores of Maine.
About the Author
Capt. Jim Sharp is a veteran seaman with more than 40 years of experience. His sailing articles have appeared in Maine Boats, Homes & Harbors, and Soundings. He is the recipient of the Caffery Antique and Classic Boats Award for his dedication to maritime preservation. He lives in Camden, Maine.