Veteran seafarers and anyone who has dreamed of running away to sea in their very own boat or simply savored the smell of the salty air on the water’s edge will be inspired by this well-crafted and varied collection. Steady as She Goes is both a testament to women’s enduring relationship with the sea and a gripping and illuminating read.
Whether commercial fishing in Alaska’s unforgiving waters, racing tall ships off the coast of Australia, kayaking in the enchanting Sea of Cortez, or learning the antiquated mechanics of a New York City fireboat, these women work and play at sea, spinning harrowing adventure yarns and relaying quiet moments of revelation surrounded by the vastness of the ocean. This unique and long-overdue collection shatters once and for all the myth that the sea is solely the domain of men.
|Product dimensions:||5.50(w) x 7.50(h) x 0.75(d)|
Table of Contents
|Big Storm, Small Boat||1|
|Happy Jack and the Vis Queens||45|
|Midterm Reflections from a Semester at Sea||87|
|Survival at Sea||119|
|The Color Blue||135|
|Sailing with Steinbeck||189|
|Rowing to Latitude||219|
|Capes of Hope||255|
|Whale Watching Me||271|
|About the Contributors||283|