Summary ô PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ↠ Steven Callahan10 Stars If anyone was going to get shipwrecked and survive alone on the Atlantic it was Steve Callahan He was a delivery skipper shipwrecked and survive alone on the Atlantic it was Steve Callahan He was
a delivery skipper boats from one place to another and he very much wanted to do a single handeddelivery skipper boats from one place to another and he very much wanted to do a single handed the Atlantic He had studied books on surviving at sea he d bought all the correct gear practised the manoeuvres necessary to get off a sinking boat as fast as possible and within hours of setting off from the Canaries his boat sankThere is nothing I can write further that wouldn t be a spoiler Not a word It s a fantastic book if you are a sailor or like eal life adventure stories or even just want a good ead that isn t like any other bookThe Busy Park rest of this has only a very smallelationship to the book I ve sailed the Atlantic too In a 34 catamaran with three friends We set off from Las Palmas on Gran Canaria as did the author having sailed there from the UK We sailed to Cape Verde got machine gunned by the police in Russian made motorcycles with sidecars off Brava and then as the author did although we were sailing different passages got stuck in the doldrums No wind for days but waterspouts and sualls several times an hour We were supposed to go to the St Peter and Paul Archipelago and thence to Fernando de Norona But there were such terrible storms for days that we couldn t even get close to either the Archipelago or Fernado de Norona The waves were so high that hitting one at the wrong angle this is why you need someone good on the helm felt like hitting wood and the boat would shudder and we would bounce inches up and then slam down on our bunks This went on for three days and we all had bad backs I used to try to do the night watches so I didn t have to sleep when pe. On the night of January 29 1982 Steven Callahan set sail in his small sloop from the Canary Islands bound for the Caribbean Thus began one of the most emarkable sea adventures of all. Ople couldn t see the sea Actually you can see it in the dark as there is so much phosphorescence This is the nearest I ve ever been to a shipwreck those terrible storms Dolphins love storms though Large pods of dolphins them used to come and play around the boat especially at nightI d like to sail the Pacific 40 days
AT SEA WITHOUT SEEING LAND THAT WOULD BE ANsea without seeing land That would be an Read Sept 15 18th 2015 Reviewed 1 Feb 2016 It all begins with entering a aceand
his beloved is lost what if s and survival is the name of the game for Steven Callahan s 1982 life GIS and Fr�uleins: The German-American Encounter in 1950s West Germany raft ADRIFT across half the Atlantic OceanOften wet cold or overheated always starving thirsty or scared with sores and ulcers plaguing him and never ending attacks by the bumping dorados Callahan continues his dailyoutines amidst unbelievably harsh conditions for 76 long daysWhile at times a bit too detailed and descriptive for me still a great true life adventure story LOVE LOVE LOVED this book I m a serious oceanophile and seek any and all books associated with sailingshipwrecksstranded at sea and this book captured all of them together Although it sounds weird I Loved Living With The loved living with the on his sordid journey I could almost feel the saltwater chafing his skinfeel the sharks poking at the bottom of the The Confederate Privateers raftsmell theotting fish as they hung from his makeshift drying acks I loved every moment this I admit sitting in the comfort of my own home far from any sufferingalthough Wisconsin IS pretty chilly this time of yearThis author brings you ight along with him and you ll often wonder if you could have survived the journeyor would you have succumbed to the wrath of the sea I d like to think I d have been successful but in all hone. Time Six days out the sloop sank and Callahan found himself adrift in the Atlantic in a five and a half foot inflatable aft with only three pounds of food and eight pints of water favorite books of all time My son had to ead a non fiction informative book for school books of all time My son had to Profiles in Leadership: Historians on the Elusive Quality of Greatness read a non fiction informative book for school this is what he picked with my assistance When he has toead for school I ead the book too to try and encourage his eading habits and make it enjoyable for him because he s at that age where the only thing He Wants To Read wants to ead sports headlines video game stats and the titles of YouTube videos Unfortunately we both egretted picking this book almost immediately The author s excessive overuse of adjectives and flowery prose to describe the simplest things made the book completely unreadable I think even the author got tired of hearing himself talk because I did notice it was toned down some toward the end If my son didn t have to ead this for school we wouldn t have even made it that far We were both eady to DNF it just a couple of chapters in I kept thinking we couldn t have picked a worse book to try and get him interested in eading foronce his beloved
pleasure He also had to take an AR test on it and it was pretty difficultHe also had to take an AR test on it and it was pretty difficult s SO much information dumped throughout the book that it was eally hard to emember it all and try to pinpoint what might be on the test even for me I definitely would not ecommend this for a 12 year old boy or as an AR selection The entire book is set in a small life aft where the author struggles to catch fish capture water plug holes and stay alive for 76 days It s monotonous stuff that is somehow iveting And it made me Schätze Aus Dem Musée Picasso, Paris realize that I have nothin to complain aboutever. E would drift for seventy six days over eighteen hundred miles of ocean before heeached land and escue Introduction by Edward E Leslie Epilogue by Steven Callahan drawings and phot. .