Gone to the Sea: Selected Stories, Voyages, and Profiles Herb McCormick

ISBN: 9780939837946

Published: August 1st 2011

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314 pages


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Gone to the Sea: Selected Stories, Voyages, and Profiles  by  Herb McCormick

Gone to the Sea: Selected Stories, Voyages, and Profiles by Herb McCormick
August 1st 2011 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, AUDIO, mp3, RTF | 314 pages | ISBN: 9780939837946 | 3.40 Mb

A fifth-generation native of Newport, Rhode Island, Herb McCormick has been racing and cruising from above the Arctic Circle to Antarctica-and chronicling his adventures and travels in magazines, newspapers and on the Internet-for over three decades.MoreA fifth-generation native of Newport, Rhode Island, Herb McCormick has been racing and cruising from above the Arctic Circle to Antarctica-and chronicling his adventures and travels in magazines, newspapers and on the Internet-for over three decades.

An anthology of his best profiles and articles, including first person accounts of sailing in such classic events as the Sydney-Hobart Race and rounding Cape Horn, Gone to the Sea is an eclectic collection of stories that range from a prophetic cruise with his daughter- to an in-depth post mortem of solo sailor Mike Plants final, mysterious voyage- to what its really like to spend a hectic day with Americas Cup legend Dennis Conner.The former editor-in-chief of Cruising World magazine and yachting correspondent for The New York Times, McCormick has notched over 75,000 offshore miles in his sailing career, including the historic 2009-2010 Around the Americas expedition that circumnavigated North and South America via the Northwest Passage and Cape Horn.

As an award-winning journalist, hes been honored with the National Marine Manufacturer Associations prestigious Directors Award and the BoatUS



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