Before the Wind: True Stories about Sailing

Before the Wind True Stories about Sailing To sailors the next best thing to sailing is reading about sailing Here is a collection of stories about sailing that will transport the reader into a waveswept cockpit in the Bay of Biscay into

  • Title: Before the Wind: True Stories about Sailing
  • Author: David Gowdey William H. Longyard
  • ISBN: 9780070237568
  • Page: 258
  • Format: Paperback
  • To sailors, the next best thing to sailing is reading about sailing Here is a collection of 25 stories about sailing that will transport the reader into a waveswept cockpit in the Bay of Biscay, into the planning stages of an assault on the American Cup, or into an hilarious misadventure with a first boat all from the dry comfort of a favorite armchair Contributors incluTo sailors, the next best thing to sailing is reading about sailing Here is a collection of 25 stories about sailing that will transport the reader into a waveswept cockpit in the Bay of Biscay, into the planning stages of an assault on the American Cup, or into an hilarious misadventure with a first boat all from the dry comfort of a favorite armchair Contributors include Ann Davison, Buckminster Fuller, Robert Louis Stevenson, Joshua Slocum, Ernest K Gann, Raymond Carver, Clare Francis, Jack London, Frank Mulville, Alee Waugh, Bernard Moitessier, and Ted Turner.

    One thought on “Before the Wind: True Stories about Sailing”

    1. I wanted to give this 1 1/2 stars (ALMOST ok). The very first book about sailing that I did not care for. I think I skipped more stories than I read.

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