Sailing Back in Time

Sailing Back in Time

by Maria Coffey
     
 

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Maria Coffey and Dag Goering embark on a three-month journey by wooden boat along Canada's spectacular west coast. Leading the way are legendary boat builders and sailors Allen and Sharie Farrell on their last voyage aboard the China Cloud. Powered only by wind and sculling oars, they take Coffey and Goering to their old haunts, places where they homesteaded,

Overview

Maria Coffey and Dag Goering embark on a three-month journey by wooden boat along Canada's spectacular west coast. Leading the way are legendary boat builders and sailors Allen and Sharie Farrell on their last voyage aboard the China Cloud. Powered only by wind and sculling oars, they take Coffey and Goering to their old haunts, places where they homesteaded, fished, and built boats. Years roll away as the Farrells recount decades of memories with passion, insight and humour.


Awards

  • BC Book Prize:

    1997 - The Bill Duthie Booksellers Choice Award

    Sailing Back in Time (shortlisted)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781552853382
Publisher:
Whitecap Books, Limited
Publication date:
01/01/2010
Edition description:
Revised Edition
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.60(d)

Meet the Author

Maria Coffey and Dag Goering are an internationally renowned writer / photographer team and married couple who live on a small island off the West coast of Canada. They have recorded their real life adventures in six books which include: A Boat in Our Baggage, Three Moons in Vietnam, Jungle Islands, Visions of the Wild:A Voyage by Kayak Around Vancouver Island, and Sailing Back in Time.

Maria's writing and Dag's photography have been featured in numerous publications including National Geographic Adventure, The New York Times, The Globe and Mail, Action Asia, Outdoors Illustrated, and Sea Kayaker.

Maria and Dag run an adventure travel company, Hidden Places, through which they guide trips worldwide.

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