CRUISING THE WEST: FIFTY YEARS OF SAIL presents a fascination selection of the voyages, challenges, and and new horizons which Matts and Jeanine experienced during the past half century on the water.
This book recalls some of the most memorable, comic, and difficult of those moments, whether long ago when they were innocent and unsuspecting or during the last quarter century when they refined their skills and explored the Pacificd Northwest, Canada, Mexico, central and southern California, and the Great Southwest.
Each chapter will carry you a little further down the years as describes their many adventures and misadventures and the bewildering magic of sail.
Most of all, this book is about their love of freedom, their heartfelt curiosity, and the sheer joy of sailing.
For Matts and Jeanine, this book is a celebration; for it is about love and the passage of years, the chance to take the full measure of life; and mystery of growing a bit wiser along the way.
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About the Author
Matts and Jeanine are lifelong sailors and boating enthusiasts. Matts has written extensively on sailing and nautical subjects and is a freelance writer for 48 NORTH, SAIL, CRUISING WORLD, and SAILING. He is the author of four other books, includingthe best seller, SAILING OUT OF RETIREMENT: LIVING THE DREAM. His other books include the nautical guide, FIXING POISITONS, and the romantic novel, THE SPINDRIFT.
In 2007, he retired from Colorado Mesa University as a Professor
Emeritus of American Literature after forty-five years in education.