A Sail of Two Idiots
A “Sail of Two Idiots”is the fascinating, informative, and hilarious true story about a couple of novice sailors who sold their home, bought a boat, grabbed their cat and a few belongings - and set sail!
If you’ve ever considered, or even fantasized, about raising your sails and not looking back, you won’t be able to put this book down!
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by Darrell Nicholson on February 22, 2017
At the St. Petersburg Boat Show month a while back, I had the pleasure of seeing delivery skipper and author John Kretschmers presentation on what he called sailboats for a serious ocean. I have reservations about any ideal boat list, but Kretschmer, who reviews boats for Sail Magazine and whose most recent book Sailing a Serious Ocean was one of our favorite books last winter, has the ideal background for this sort of work, and a list like this is undeniably helpful for wannabe cruisers who need a place to start their search.
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