A Page Turner!
I have followed Captain Liz Clark's story from the very beginning, so this was an easy buy. However, I did not anticipate what a gripping read it would be. I'm not getting my work done because I want to read another chapter or staying up late because I can't put it down. I'm going to be crushed when I turn the last page but grat... Read Moreeful she continues to share her story with us online. Lastly, it's a BEAUTIFUL book. Thank you, Patagonia, for publishing her story.
Brutally honest and inspiring (not to sail, but to be a better person)
As a sailor I've read lots of sailing books, this is unlike any I've read before. Liz's take is honest, contemporary, and about much more than just boats. She talks about sailing and the sea to be sure, but she also talks about her own personal and interpersonal struggles and you can follow her grow as a person throughout the book. T... Read Morehis book makes me want to go sailing, and it makes me want to be a better person.
A wonderful tale of adventure and awakening.
Captain Liz Clark's uncomplicated writing style is the perfect platform for her engaging storytelling. She chronicles her mostly solo journey on her sailboat, Swell, from the coast of California through points in the South Pacific and back. There are bracing tales of high seas and big surf as Captain Clark pushes her boundaries in both. She al... Read Moreso writes engagingly of the realities of sailboat maintenance and repairs and the need to cure her own physical ailments along the way. In the end, though, it is the journey of her heart and her soul that mark the progress of this strong and wise woman. The book is peppered with excellent photos of her journey and illustrated with flair and talent by Daniella Manini.
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