Facing Aft: Anecdotes and Essays on Cruising Under Oars

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ProStar Publications, Sep 1, 2001 - Sports & Recreation - 142 pages
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Facing Aft is both a how to book for the novice and a series of anecdotes for the curious reader. These wonderfully crafted essays and stories movingly and often hilariously convey the author's assorted adventures (and misadventures) while boating around Puget Sound.
 

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Contents

Ulnsurgente and the River of the Moon
3
Origins
19
Port Townsend or Bust
23
Boat Basics
30
Beyond Point No Point
47
Good Boat Designs
56
Cruising as a Duet
71
Equipping the Boat
77
Boat Camping
105
Short Takes on Short Trips
120
Planning Navigation and Safety
131
Downhill Run The Skagit
151
A Matter of Cost
171
Getting it Right
183
Glossary
192
Copyright

Exploring the South Sound
93

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