Jackie Sarah Parry

KayCee K
3,687 books | 986 friends

Lee Jac...
9 books | 4,991 friends

Double ...
611 books | 1,119 friends

Julie H...
2,175 books | 298 friends

Becky C...
6,778 books | 254 friends

Angela ...
2,686 books | 677 friends

gj indi...
1,398 books | 650 friends

Chris C...
218 books | 868 friends

More friends…

Jackie Sarah Parry

Goodreads Author

in Potters Bar, The United Kingdom



Member Since
December 2012

Originally from the UK, Jackie is now an adopted Australian. She grew up with horses in the UK until her world was shattered with a heart-breaking bereavement. Disillusioned with life she ran away to Australia and met and married Noel. They decided to buy a boat and set sail. So within her first year living in a foreign land, she was getting used to a foreign husband, and a foreign life on board!

Mariah II took Jackie & Noel around the world. Pyewacket II (purchased in San Francisco) took them across the Pacific Ocean for a second time on a more southerly route. Adventures include The Great Loop in the USA plus Canada’s Great Lakes and the French Canals.

As a commercial skipper Jackie has worked internationally, and has been a Marine Rescue s

To ask Jackie Sarah Parry questions, please sign up.

Popular Answered Questions

Jackie Sarah Parry As yet I haven't suffered with writer's block. I have so many ideas and thoughts that I am lucky enough to keep tapping those keys.... there is a down…moreAs yet I haven't suffered with writer's block. I have so many ideas and thoughts that I am lucky enough to keep tapping those keys.... there is a downside though, it's hard to shut my brain off!(less)
Jackie Sarah Parry From the work aspect - being my own boss. From the creative aspect, making black words on white paper 'sing' and that incredible feeling when you hold…moreFrom the work aspect - being my own boss. From the creative aspect, making black words on white paper 'sing' and that incredible feeling when you hold your published book!(less)
Average rating: 4.03 · 571 ratings · 83 reviews · 4 distinct worksSimilar authors
This Is It: 2 hemispheres, ...

3.95 avg rating — 217 ratings4 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Of Foreign Build: From Corp...

4.16 avg rating — 231 ratings — published 2014 — 3 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
A Standard Journey: 5 Horse...

3.77 avg rating — 84 ratings3 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Cruisers' AA: Cruisers' Acc...

4.33 avg rating — 39 ratings — published 2013 — 3 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating

* Note: these are all the books on Goodreads for this author. To add more, click here.

Fancy Puttering Along the European Canals?

Women on Barges FB group is the best place to start. Carole Erdman-Grant is the found of Women on Barges Facebook group. The group is growing daily and Carole welcomed new members with the history of Women on Barges:

A BRIEF (or not-so-brief) HISTORY of WOMEN ON BARGES, in case anyone wondered:

About four years ago my husband, Barrie and I were on the train back to Sandwich from Sterling, Scotland a Read more of this blog post »
 •  0 comments  •  flag
Share on Twitter
Published on October 30, 2019 15:13

Upcoming Events

No scheduled events. Add an event.

Cruisers' AA (accumulated acumen) (Nonfiction)
1 chapters   —   updated May 13, 2015 06:38PM
Description: With over 1,800 tips, tricks, words of wisdom and ideas on cruising, interspersed with more than 100 short stories, Cruisers’ AA provides all the advice you need to go cruising NOW and improve your life on board. With great ideas on voyage preparation, piracy, pets, kids, communication, health, boat handling, electrics, equipment, fun & games, maintenance & repairs and so much more, it will show you how to significantly enhance your cruising life.
No Damage: An Adv...
Jackie Parry is currently reading
by Kathryn Curzon (Goodreads Author)
bookshelves: currently-reading
read in June, 2015
Rate this book
Clear rating

Jackie Parry Jackie Parry said: " A roller-coaster read

Here’s a lady with enormous human spirit and a knack to laugh at herself.

Told with searing honesty, Kathryn takes you on a journey of love, loss, heartache, joy and redemption5. Her most intimate decisions are shared, discussed,
...more "


Jackie’s Recent Updates

“I just want to see places – something inside me just makes me keep moving.”
Jackie Sarah Parry, Of Foreign Build: From Corporate Girl to Sea-Gypsy Woman
tags: memoir

“Live today. You never know when tomorrow will be a day too late.”
Rochelle Carlton, The Quilt

24438 SAILING 24/7 — 61 members — last activity Oct 28, 2019 11:02AM
Anyone who LOVES to sail, or simply read about it, whether from the days of Hornblower or Ted Turner, look no further than here!
127944 eBook Miner — 2158 members — last activity May 02, 2021 07:07AM
We run eBook Miner, a new and innovative site that aims to connect publishers and writers (especially indie authors) to avid readers. We sift through ...more
25x33 Going cruising, going sailing & how to escape! — 7 members — last activity Oct 25, 2014 12:03AM
If you've ever dreamed about sailing off into the sunset, living on board or just adventuring somehow, sometime - come say "hi" here. If you're alread ...more
131508 We Love Memoirs — 182 members — last activity Jan 10, 2020 08:28PM
The friendliest group on Facebook is now on Goodreads! For all the good stuff and free books head over to https://www.facebook.com/groups/welovememoir ...more
99986 Modern Good Reads — 6478 members — last activity Jun 11, 2021 11:19PM
Modern Good Reads connects readers with books, authors, & challenges. We want to chat, inform, & provide events & discussions, a home for readers and ...more
153603 Trail-Mix Readers — 618 members — last activity Mar 22, 2019 04:11PM
We love to read, and we will read whatever we want! We like a little bit of this and a little bit of that, so each month, we feature six Books of th ...more
58575 Advanced Copies for Review & Book Giveaways — 9809 members — last activity 2 hours, 15 min ago
A place to help authors and reviewers come together to get the word out about new books as well as a group for anyone to post or enter listings for bo ...more
More of Jackie’s groups…

No comments have been added yet.