Sailing, Yachts and Yarns

  • by Tom Cunliffe
  • Narrated by Tom Cunliffe
  • 6 hrs and 47 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Sailing, Yachts and Yarns is a selection of Tom Cunliffe’s funniest, wisest and most thought-provoking writing from the pages of Yachting Monthly. Tom’s love of language and sense of humour shine through as he recalls the wealth of sinners and saints he has met on docksides from Southampton to South America, Greenwich to Greenland and Newtown to New York. He has a gift for capturing the magic of sail and finding pearls of practical wisdom in the most unlikely nautical adventures. Sailing, Yachts and Yarns is a lively miscellany of a wit, wisdom and wonder.
It will make you laugh and make you think – and make you want to cast off to enjoy the delights of life afloat.

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Entertaining, salty but a little "ranty"

An entertaining series of essays full of sensible advice and evocative memories of the sea but a little "ranty" about the malaise of health and safety
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- R W.

Blooming Good Tales

Listening to this filled me with anticipation of the arrival of spring and the fact that come Easter me and my yacht will return to the sea.
In fact many of the tales talk about my own sailing back yard, but I cant claim to have ever meet the author in the Jolly Sailor but if I did I buy him a beer or two and say thanks for the audio book loved the anecdotes and I am sure we are kindred spirits because I agree with everything in this book. Cheers.
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- L. A. P. Nevard

Book Details

  • Release Date: 04-10-2012
  • Publisher: Audible Studios