The Voyage of the Cormorant: A Memoir of the Changeable Sea (Paperback)

The Voyage of the Cormorant: A Memoir of the Changeable Sea By Christian Beamish, Ken Perkins (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Christian Beamish, Ken Perkins (Illustrator)
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Christian Beamish, a former editor at The Surfer's Journal, envisioned a low-tech, self-reliant exploration for surf along the coast of North America, using primarily clothes and instruments available to his ancestors, and the 18-foot boat he would build by hand in his garage. How the vision met reality - and how the two came to shape each other - places The Voyage of the Cormorant in the great American tradition of tales of life at sea, and what it has to teach us.

About the Author

Christian Beamish, the former associate editor of The Surfer's Journal, is a writer, surfer, sailor, dedicated boat builder and fisherman. He engaged all his skills during his travels on the Cormorant. He currently lives in Carpinteria, California, where he shapes surfboards, continues to write, and is at work on building Spirit Level, a 27-foot sailboat he's designed for coastal cruising.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781938340666
ISBN-10: 1938340663
Publisher: Patagonia
Publication Date: May 16th, 2017
Pages: 324
Language: English