..a pleasant romp, one well worth the time to the very last page.
Traditional Boats and Ships
Laugh-out-loud funny… unlike any other sailing memoir… destined to become a classic.
Royal Yachting Association
Waves of humor in a sea of sailing experience
Ever know a full-time undertaker and sometime sailor foolish enough to take a life raft inside a phone booth, then accidentally trip over the ripcord? Well, British author Tony James does, and he describes the incident succinctly and with comic flare in his entertaining and well-written memoir Up the Creek: A Lifetime Spent Trying to be a Sailor.