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Gin's Tonic free pdf GIN'S TONIC is the daily record of a journey that was as refreshing as the drink, "G and T" and as stimulating as a shot of caffeine. The author invites the reader to take a little time out, sit down and share a glass or two. What began years ago as just a dream in a little girl's mind, finally culminated in a very long journey under sail, shared by Henry the Dog, Coco the Cat, and various crew. This log of the voyage records real-life episodes with pirates, terrific storms and breakdowns in the middle of the most remote places on the planet. It describes how she and crew dealt with the different experiences thrust upon them. Ginni also describes the wonder of our awesome ocean "wilderness" and startling encounters with the intelligent life that lives in it. Under her captainship, Catamaran Sailing Vessel Dai Long Wan and crew left the Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club dock on 1 October 2006, and arrived back on 9 March 2008, an absence of 493 days, 265 on the ocean.

About Virginia MacRobert

VIRGINIA MACROBERT was born in Australia and raised on a farm in New South Wales, which prepared her for a life of adventure. A few careers and a few decades later she found herself in Hong Kong raising a large family, all of whom learned to sail. As the members matured and left home to develop their own careers she decided that the family sailing catamaran ought not to be sitting at the dock collecting barnacles and so prepared herself, the dog Henry, and the boat for an extended cruise, right around the world. The journey was life-changing and far more adventure was had than anticipated. "Gin's Tonic", her daily log, records this.

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Author : Virginia MacRobert
Publisher : Proverse Hong Kong
Data Published : 20 February 2010
ISBN : 9881772435
EAN : 9789881772435
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 560 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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