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The Walkabouts: A Family at Sea
The story of how Mike Saunders found and fitted up an abandoned yacht, named "Walkabout", lying unused near a remote swamp in Mozambique and sailed with her and his family on an epic voyage round the Cape and through the Atlantic to England, calling in at ports in South America, the West Indies and the Azores on the way. The book includes maps, drawings and many ...more
Hardcover, 284 pages
Published January 1st 1975 by Stein and Day
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I thoroughly enjoyed how Saunders and his family assembled the boat in Mozambique. Couldn't care too much about the sailing part unfortunately. That part strangely was perhaps too short though: some crucial dynamics with four children and a wife on board must have been left out (or these kids and spouse are very very complacent about what seems to have been mostly Saunder's hobby).