Our Island in the Sun by Garry and Carol Domnisse

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This book gives you an in-depth look at the live aboard lifestyle as you follow the authors through the purchase and refit of their Valiant 40. Upon Garry's retirement from the United States Coast Guard, they were finally able to go cruising. Travel along with them as they leave long Beach, California and arrive in Key West, Florida 15 months later.

Experience their landfalls, ride out a gale, and enjoy exotic ports of call, small villages and quiet, secluded anchorages. Join them as they pass through the Panama Canal.

Their narrative is given from a his and her view point and is accompanied by an extensive use of charts, excerpts from their logs, quotes from The Sailing Directions, many photographs, and copies of weather faxes and communications.

The book also includes a complete list of ham nets around the world, along with their daily radio routine and communication schedule.


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Published May 1, 2003 by Trafford. 444 pages
Genres: Sports & Outdoors, Travel. Non-fiction

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