Synopses & Reviews
'\'Few phrases stir our imagination like the centuries-old \\\'ran away to sea.\\\' It was used most often in reference to young men turning their backs on the security of land and hearth and striking out for adventure, the unknown, and a new life.
This calendar takes you on a journey to the most mesmerizing places on earth.
Bask in serene waters from the Marquesas to Tahiti and feel the glow of a sunset after a glorious day at sea. Experience the morning mist of Celtic's Killary Harbour, gaze at majestic cliffs sailing in the Tasmanian Sea, and feel the invigorating power of the ocean. This calendar is of the highest-quality printing—ideal for framing.
With images of beautiful sailboats in wondrous settings, this is North America's favourite sailing calendar which is in its twenty-eighth year.
The Seven Seas—North America's #1-selling sailing calendar, now in its twenty-fourth year—takes you on twelve unforgettable voyages.
It"s never too late to dream of running away to sea. And it"s never too soon to go.
About the Author
Ferenc Máté was born in Hungary and escaped after the revolution at the age of eleven. He grew up in Vancouver, and has lived in California, Paris, Rome, the Bahamas and New York. He had worked on a railroad extra-gang and as a boatbuilder, photographer, deckhand and book editor. His many books include the nautical bestsellers From a Bare Hull, Shipshape and The World’s Best Sailboats, as well as Autumn, A New England Autumn, A Reasonable Life, A Real Life, The Hills of Tuscany and The Wisdom of Tuscany. He and his family run their vineyards and winery in Montalcino, Tuscany.