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He was one gutsy kid This is the true story of the was one gutsy kid This is the true story of the s solo sailing trip around the world Robin Lee Graham featured several times in National Geographic set out to sail the world when he was 16 and finally returned home when
He Was 21 This Book Is His Personal Narrative Of was 21 This book is his personal narrative of travels from being bored and lonely at sea to exploring gorgeous tropical islands to meeting his
love Patty It s a great book if ou like to travel through Patty It s a great book if ou like to travel through I read it when I was a teen I d rather read it again but at that time I felt like it was a fantastic book a great and awesome history boy drops out of school boy buys boat boy sails around the world for a long time why wasn t I this boy At the tender age of 16 Robin Lee Graham set out on a 33000 mile five Instinct for Freedom Finding Liberation Through Living year circumnavigation as theoungest solo sailor in the smallest boat a 24 foot sloop named Dove His voyage was famously covered by National Geographic Magazine spawned two best selling books Dove and Home Is The Sailor as well as a children s book The Boy Who Sailed Around The World Alone and a 1974 major Hollywood movie The Dove which won a Golden Globe Award The story is than one of adventure it is also an amazing love story Young Graham was not looking to find the love of his life when he set out on his voyage but that s exactly what he found On a beautiful tropical South Sea island he met the woman of his dreams and it changed everything Admittedly Dove may not be the greatest piece of literature ever penned but this book chronicling Legacy of the Heart: The Spiritual Advantages of a Painful Childhood young Graham s voyage is an exciting adventurecoming of agelove story and greatly influenced an awful lot of readers including me It introduced me to a whole new world of exploration and inspired my own voyages in sailing boats across the Pacific to tropical islands I first read this book way back around 1977 and have re read it so many times over theears since that the pages are frayed For anyone wanting an update on whatever became of Robin Lee Graham all these ears later I wrote an article about him in 2010 for SAIL Magazine You can read it online at. A wife and daughter and enough extraordinary experiences to fill this bestselling book Dove.
SEA CAPTAINS DID YEARS BEFORE WITH THE TURTLES ANDcaptains did ears before with the turtles and Robin is doing now He seems to love the simpler native way of life that he sees in the Pacific Islands The Concubine yet he never stays there long enough to figure out why the people are poor or if their life really is as simple as he thinks it is Angry at commercial production and capitalism he seems to take for granted that his boat was made by someone in business to build boats and Of the many bad books I was forced to read during high school this was the worst Absolutely hated it An amazing feat sailing single hand around the world but this guy rubbed me all wrong Most galling was a long passage where he rails against the destruction of the ocean environment by modern society and then tosses an empty Coke bottle over the side of the boat First half was boring but the second half saved it One of my favorite books An example of whatou can do with Surfing: The World's Best Surf Breaks and Techniques (World Sports Guide) your life onceou stop all that God Damn THINKING and believe in The Infernal yourself It provesour dreams are only limited by The Divers' Game your will I will date myself and say I had a huge crush on this guy as aoung girl with a birthday subscription to National Geographic He
Contributed Articles For Years Duringarticles for ears during voyage What adolescent and I wasn t uite there doesn t fantasize about uitting school and finding himself by sailing around the world When my children grew to his age I thought his family must have been just crazy to let him go especially in a small 24 foot boat This was my first introduction to sailing celestial navigation and sextants an art perhaps lost with the advent of GPS and onboard computer navigation This preceded the social revolution of the 60 s he set sail in 65 I think but sure forecast the culture of rejection mind expansion and the need to drop out for awhile I expect there hav. Lifornia in a 24 foot sloop Five ears and 33000 miles later he returned to home port with. .
I got interested in this book because Zac Sunderland mentions it in his blog See Zac s blog at Zac is currently about 10 days from finishing a 13 month solo cruise around the world in a sail boat called Intrepid which will make him the Heart of the Night Secret Agent Series youngest person to circumnavigate the globe solo The story of Robin Lee Graham inspired him to think about doing the same thing himselfMore to come as I start the book I have finished this book and as of July 16 2009 Zac Sunderland completed his circumnavigation of the world and now has the record as theoungest person to ever do so He began When he was 16 and finished when he was 17 Yea ZacNow on to the book I have to admit that I did not like Robin Lee very much his parents call him Lee his wife calls him Robin in the book I appreciate that school is not a one size fits all system and I am thankful that he found a way to learn outside of that limiting box I also appreciate that Instructor's manual for Selected topics in mathematics by Edward L Spitznagel Jr young men often need challenge and to be pushed to find their manhood This is a hard thing to do with the system of one size fits all for school and for work So I appreciate and am thankful for Robin rising to the challenge to do hard things as Zac Sunderland puts it and actually work towards the solo sailing goal he finds to take onWhat is missing in this book is thankfulness and gratefulness Robin would never have thought of the solo sailing goal he had if his father had not taken his family on a multi month cruise on The Golden Hind His father supported Robin in this daring adventureet his father gets very little positive press Robin never
would have finished his solo cruise without his Patti whom he met in Fiji He andhave finished his solo cruise without wife Patti whom he met in Fiji He and later married in South Africa mid way through his trip around later married in South Africa mid way through his trip around globe And while Robin does thank Patti for helping urge him on to finish the overall feel A Bush Calendar you get from reading even that thankou from him is a rather selfish and resentful attitudeAngry at being told he was too oung to marry he resolves to earn his own money the rest of the way on his trip You are not ever told whether he stuck to that promise or not Being angry at the world being angry. In 1965 16 ear old Robin Lee Graham began a solo around the world voyage from San Pedro Ca.