Sailing the Apocalypse: A Misadventure at Sea

Sailing the Apocalypse: A Misadventure at Sea

by Scott B. Williams

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Sailing the Apocalypse: A Misadventure at Sea by Scott B. Williams

Terry Bailey is convinced America is doomed, and the last hope for his family is to escape to sea.

How far would you go to protect your family if you were convinced America was in imminent danger of collapse? Would you build an underground bunker and stockpile it with weapons and supplies? Buy a cabin in the woods and start growing all your own food? Sell everything off and move to a survivalist's stronghold in the mountains of Idaho?

None of the above would be enough if you were obsessed with boats the way Terry Bailey is obsessed.Terry has an escape plan to sail to the very ends of the earth; the only real option left to survive what's coming, according to him. Convincing his new wife, teen stepdaughter and preteen stepson that time is running out, he sells his recently-acquired family on the necessity to build a boat. Two years of hard labor later, Terry has his ship—a huge ocean-going catamaran sloppily cobbled together from plywood and epoxy in their backyard in north Mississippi.

When the ship is ready to launch, Terry christens her the Apocalypse, and the four of them move aboard for good, bidding farewell to life on land along with everything and everyone they had known before that day. There is no need to wait for a disaster to strike, because Terry Bailey has created his own. Now he is about to drag his entire family over the horizon with him. Sailing the Apocalypse is the story of a man who is about to go too far, and is told from the perspective of the twelve-year-old stepson who watches it all unfold as he is swept along for the ride.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940151738958
Publisher: Scott B. Williams
Publication date: 01/26/2015
Sold by: Draft2Digital
Format: NOOK Book
Sales rank: 328,505
File size: 410 KB

About the Author

Scott B. Williams has been writing about his adventures for more than twenty-five years. His published work includes dozens of magazine articles and twelve books, with more projects currently underway. His interest in backpacking, sea kayaking and sailing small boats to remote places led him to pursue the wilderness survival skills that he has written about in his popular survival nonfiction books such as Bug Out: The Complete Plan for Escaping a Catastrophic Disaster Before It's Too Late. He has also authored travel narratives such as On Island Time: Kayaking the Caribbean, an account of his two-year solo kayaking journey through the islands. With the release of The Pulse (2012), The Darkness After (2013) and Refuge (2014), Scott moved into writing fiction and has many more novels in the works. To learn more about his upcoming books or to contact Scott, visit his website: www.scottbwilliams.com

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