Sailing with Rhyme and Reason by Robert E. Jack

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Do you have the "cruising dream"? - the one where you buy a boat, sever home ties, and sail over the horizon, relying on your resources and gut instinct?

If so, let this book be your reality check. Know that sparkling seas, pleasant downwind sails, and sundowners on the deck can exist - but also be ready for unforgiving reefs, unpleasant dismastings, greedy officials, terrifying storms, sinkings, sickness, nervous and engine breakdowns, loneliness, deaths, and dog fights. If you're the reluctant sailing companion, this book contains your "I-told-you-so" ammunition. Written with honesty and humor, Captain Jack paints a true picture of the cruising lifestyle, overflowing with adventure and determination - and not for the faint of heart.
 

About Robert E. Jack

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Robert E. Jack spent eight years at sea as a surface warfare officer in the Navy between college and law school. After practicing law in a small Texas town for over two decades, and encouraged by his wife, Katharine, he replaced his desk with Rima and his tight schedule with the adventures told in Sailing with Rhyme and Reason. Notwithstanding the events in the book, Bob and K remain married and divide their time between Merida, Yucatan, Mexico, and their boat in Texas and ports beyond.
 
Published February 5, 2013 by CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform. 172 pages
Genres: Sports & Outdoors.

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Having traded in his job as an attorney to take to the sea, the author shares his experiences in the world of recreational sailing.

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An old nautical joke notes that the two happiest days of a man’s life are the day he buys his boat and the day he sells it.

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