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Sailing for Home: A Voyage from Antigua to Ireland
Theo Dorgan's gripping account of a transatlantic voyage on the schooner Spirit of Oysterhaven-from the Caribbean to the coast of his native Cork-is both travelogue and meditation, interior journey and outward voyage of exploration. Dorgan's meticulously exact account of the labour and skills involved could well act as a handbook for anyone prompted to repeat the adventure ...more
Paperback, 300 pages
Published April 16th 2010 by Dedalus Press
(first published 2004)
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I got married this past weekend at a yacht club on an island in Maine. The ceremony was beautiful—we were married on a pier overlooking the water, with white lights trellised up the dock and around the railings. Our photographer snapped photos of us on the float, in a rowboat, and on my husband’s father’s boat.
Yep, he has a boat. And does charters too, by the way, and is just fantastic at them. Check him out at cascobaysightseeing.com. My husband’s uncle also does charters and lobster tours—I wa ...more