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Kaci vividly describes how this broken promise filled her life with new friendships and gave her a good story to share.\" -LIN PARDEY, sailor, author, subject of \u003ci\u003eAs Long As It's Fun\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eby Kaci Cronkhite\u003cbr\u003esoftcover, 244 pp., illustrated\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eSee the two issues below for more about Pax.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eHere's a quick \"trailer\" about the book:\u003cbr\u003e\u003ciframe width=\"640\" height=\"360\" src=\"https:\/\/www.youtube.com\/embed\/bSwDogAdKgk\" frameborder=\"0\" allowfullscreen=\"\"\u003e\u003c\/iframe\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cimg src=\"\/images\/Pax-profile.jpg\" alt=\"From Finding Pax profile\"\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cimg src=\"\/images\/Pax-stern.jpg\" alt=\"From Finding Pax stern\"\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e"}

Finding Pax: One Woman's Journey for the Love of Her Wooden Boat

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October 2018: finalist in the UK's Maritime Media Awards, Mountbatten Award, Best Book!

Subtitled "One Woman's Journey for the Love of Her Wooden Boat "

Expanded 2nd edition, 2018

Many will know of Kaci from her decade of running the Wooden Boat Festival in Port Townsend, Washington. She brings her drive and tenacity to discover the true identity of this beautiful, and thoughtfully described as "curvasceous" boat. Woven through the story is the strong sense of "fit"--not only of craft and sailor--but also community, and not just in the local sense. Hard to say if that pull is the boat, Kaci, or the two of them working in tandem. Get to your comfy chair, and settle-in. It's story time.

Here's what others have to say about the book:

"Introduces us to the thriving subculture of craftsmanship and expertise among her neighbors in Port Townsend, Washington...the waterfront culture of Sausalito, the self-reliance of British Columbia's islanders, and finally the sailing communities of Denmark. Her book is nothing less than a love story for a wooden boat. -TOM JACKSON, Senior Editor, WoodenBoat

"A love affair, a quest, and adventure-that is what happened when a woman broke her promise and bought a wooden boat. Kaci vividly describes how this broken promise filled her life with new friendships and gave her a good story to share." -LIN PARDEY, sailor, author, subject of As Long As It's Fun

by Kaci Cronkhite
softcover, 244 pp., illustrated

See the two issues below for more about Pax.

Here's a quick "trailer" about the book:

From Finding Pax profile

From Finding Pax stern

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