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The Schooner Maggie B.

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Subtitled A Southern Ocean Circumnavigation, the Nigel Irons designed 63' schooner had a short life, having met her demise in a boatyard fire after just two years. But her two years were packed with ocean sailing.

Reviewed in WoodenBoat #264, Aaron Porter writes:

It's an account of a trip--a series of accomplishments both planned and accidental, entirely executed with eager intention. That's not so common in an age when following a produced and sponsored blog or the homegrown reality programming of social media can leave us chairbound and devoid of firsthand engagement with the world. Blair made MAGGIE B happen, and his account of her is sadly a type of narrative in growing scarcity, one in which an individual develops a notion into a plan, and through a mix of will, correct and flawed tactical decisions, and physical efforts, makes it a reality. It's a pleasure and inspiration to read about such enthusiasm for a boat and effort expended in pursuit of experience.

Contents:

 

  • Chapter 1: Nova Scotia to Deshies, Guadaloupe
  • Chapter 2: Deshaies, Guadeloupe to Natal, Brazil
  • Chapter 3: Natal to Salvador, Brazil
  • Chapter 4: Brazil to Capetown
  • Chapter 5: Capetown, South Africa to Madagascar
  • Chapter 6: Hellville to Mahe, Seychelles
  • Chapter 7: Mahe, Seychelles to Mauritius
  • Chapter 8: Off to South Australia
  • Chapter 9: Freemantle to Hobart
  • Chapter 10: Hobart to Wellington
  • Chapter 11: Wellington to Raivavae
  • Chapter 12: Raivavae and Around French Polynesia
  • Chapter 13: Papeete to Puerto Montt, Chile
  • Chapter 14: Puerto Montt to Cape Horn
  • Chapter 15: Cape Horn North
  • Chapter 16: Buenos Aires to Bahia
  • Chapter 17: Bahia to Martinique
  • Chapter 18: Martinique to Home

    by Frank Blair
    8 1/4" x 10 1/4"
    446 pp., Hardcover

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