Cathedral of the World: Sailing Notes for a Blue Planet

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Thorndike Press, Aug 1, 1999 - Travel - 157 pages
From the author of the highly acclaimed Riddle of the Ice comes this thought-provoking book on the spiritual dimensions of sailing and encountering nature in its raw beauty. Arms, an accomplished sailor, offers reflections that range across half a lifetime and thousands of ocean miles. Riding the waves in full gale, watching seabirds in flight, and listening to the ocean, Arms ponders the questions that his experiences have inspired, and celebrates the wilderness and its power to heal.

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CATHEDRAL OF THE WORLD: Sailing Notes for a Blue Planet

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Arms (Riddle of the Ice: A Scientific Adventure in the Arctic, p. 29) offers here some notes toward understanding sailors' profession to the sea and how they interpret that water world and their place ... Read full review

Cathedral of the world: sailing notes for a blue planet

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Arms is a dedicated and experienced sailor and author of Riddle of the Ice (LJ 1/15/98), but readers expecting accounts of his voyages will not find them in this collection of essays. His new book is ... Read full review


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About the author (1999)

Myron Arms is writer, lecturer, and professional small-boat sailor. His previous books include the best-seller "Riddle of the Ice", and more recently "Servants of the Fish". He has published numerous articles in Cruising World, Blue Water Sailing, and many other sailing and adventure magazines. Readers may sample his other writing and sailing adventures at .

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