In Sailing to St. Augustine you will meet a mix of characters that are entertaining, amusing and witty, and learn about the history of St. Augustine from the author's perspective in his search for the Fountain of Youth.
John and Jane designed and built their dreamboat, sailed away, and lived with nature, out of the sea and off the land for fifteen glorious years? mission accomplished. Their dream came true.
From their five year escape plan, which was recounted in the first volume of the Travels of Dursmirg series, Sailing Beyond Lake Superior, their destiny drew them to St. Augustine.
A dedicated and determined joint effort saw their homebuilt sailboat Dursmirg launched on June 22, 1972. They sailed on a voyage of discovery south to the land with no snow.
On December 14, 1972, they anchored for the first time in Florida waters. Florida had beckoned them, and now they had arrived.
In the final book in the Travels of Dursmirg series, Sailing to St. Augustine, they step into the world of St. Augustine and meet the people, some of them rogues and social misfits, who made their time in St. Augustine a one-of-a-kind experience.
St. Augustine had enticed and beguiled them from their first encounter, and now they would find there an irresistible opportunity to enjoy their new found lives to the fullest. They would discover the story of the Fountain of Youth and the intriguing history of St. Augustine, the oldest European settlement in the United States.
Discover how St. Augustine, as a home base, perpetuated their adventures into even more far flung new frontiers.
This story relates the action-packed events and exciting personalities that forever altered their lives and changed its course in St. Augustine, a place caught in the cross-hairs of time.
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