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SLOW BOAT TO THE BAHAMAS is a funny look at getting the sailing bug, preparing for, and going on the big trip with a four year old and a four pound dog.

"If you've ever wanted to cruise the Bahamas by boat or just in your mind, SLOW BOAT TO THE BAHAMAS offers a humorous ride.”
—Wendy Hinman, author of TIGHTWADS ON THE LOOSE

"SLOW BOAT TO THE BAHAMAS made me feel the
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Kindle Edition, 351 pages
Published November 28th 2015 by Oxriver Publishing
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Patti Wilson
Nov 18, 2016 rated it liked it
Not what I had expected

I have read quite a number of sea travel books written by novice sailors to the experienced. From loan sailors to multi family. And, I enjoyed the vast majority of them.
Mr. Wilson's book, however, reads more like a technical manual then a travel book. While he goes on and on about the inner workings or non workings of his boat, he seems to forget his readers might enjoy some site seeing. I found the book very bland and dull. If you are looking for a technical manual on
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Randy Sudlow
Mar 11, 2018 rated it liked it
Enjoyed it, but...

I thought your narrative was great. Very honest to the good and the bad. To be honest, it was distracting to see the poor proofreading though.
Linus Wilson
Jan 13, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  (Review from the author)
I am working on the audio version. I'm the author, and I liked the print version. Otherwise, I would have changed it.

It's a funny look at my introduction to sailing in middle age with a newborn baby. It follows the big trip to the Bahamas from our home port of New Orleans.
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Linus Wilson earned a doctorate in financial economics from Oxford University in England. He learned nothing there that prepared him for sailing from New Orleans to the Bahamas in a small sailboat. He is an associate professor of finance at the University of Louisiana. He has been published in Good Old
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