Sailing Away from Winter: A Cruise from Nova Scotia to Florida and Beyond


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The perfect armchair sailing guide, with enough detail to set a person dreaming . . . On July 21, 2004, Silver Donald Cameron and his wife, Marjorie Simmins, set sail from D'Escousse, in Cape Breton Island, toward the white sand beaches and palm trees of the nearest tropical islands. They were sailing an old Norwegian-built ketch named Magnus. Accompanying them was their dog, Leo the Wonder Whippet. Leo was thirteen. The skipper was an old-age pensioner. His youthful mate was new to the cruising life. Yet 236 days later, ...

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Harry H

Mar 22, 2012

Misnamed volume

This is not a book about sailing. It is a book about motoring. If you were looking for a book about a few interesting folks Silver Donald meets then it is O.K. If you want a book about the intercoastal watrerway or about east coast sailing then you will be disappointed.

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