Winter in Fireland : A Patagonian Sailing Adventure (Paperback)

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After assignments as a Canadian diplomat in Mexico, Colombia, Sudan, and South Africa, Nicholas Coghlan and his wife Jenny unwind by sailing Bosun Bird, a 27-foot sailboat, from Cape Town across the South Atlantic and into the stormy winter waters of the Beagle Channel, Tierra del Fuego, and the Strait of Magellan. Coghlan recalls earlier adventures in Patagonia during the late seventies when he and his wife explored the region over three successive summers. Now, as they negotiate the labyrinth of channels and inlets around snow-covered Fireland, he reflects on the voyages of past explorers: Magellan, Cook, Darwin, Slocum, and others. Sailing enthusiasts and readers of true adventures will want to add Coghlan''s world-wise narrative to their libraries.


Publisher Wayne State Univ Pr
Mfg Part# 9780888645470
SKU 219044142
Format Paperback
ISBN10 0888645473
Release Date 4/15/2011
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Book Format Paperback
Number of Pages 0385
Publisher University of Alberta Press

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