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Sailing Around the World the Wrong WayVolume II Trinidad to Scandinavia

Harold Byler

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Paperback. 212 pages. Dimensions: 8.9in. x 5.8in. x 0.6in.This book is the true story of one mans attempt to live out his lifelong dream of sailing around the world to strange foreign ports in his own sailboat. Upon retiring from teaching school and farming in Michigan, Harold Knoll, Jr. left his forthcoming sedentary life, took his sailboat down to the Gulf, and headed around the world. Few men have the courage to do this, even though most of us have these dreams. Volume I covered the first part of his journey from Michigan to Trinidad. This Volume II covers the second part of his journey from Trinidad across the Atlantic Ocean to Spain and then through the French canals to Amsterdam, Netherlands, which he uses as a base to explore Scandinavia. Future volumes will continue his trip around the world. Captain Knoll, a true free spirit, picks up crew as he travels along. In the process, he meets many very fascinating people and has many thrilling, and sometimes humorous, experiences. Forthcoming volumes will cover the trips that he has taken back through the French Canal System, around the Mediterranean Sea, and through the Aegean Sea as he proceeds on his voyage around the world the wrong way (against the prevailing easterly winds). This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Bookseller Inventory # 9781418428693

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Publisher: AuthorHouse

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This book is the true story of one man''s attempt to live out his lifelong dream of sailing around the world to strange foreign ports in his own sailboat. Upon retiring from teaching school and farming in Michigan, Harold Knoll, Jr. left his forthcoming sedentary life, took his sailboat down to the Gulf, and headed around the world. Few men have the courage to do this, even though most of us have these dreams.Volume I covered the first part of his journey from Michigan to Trinidad. This Volume II covers the second part of his journey from Trinidad across the Atlantic Ocean to Spain and then through the French canals to Amsterdam, Netherlands, which he uses as a base to explore Scandinavia. Future volumes will continue his trip around the world.Captain Knoll, a true free spirit, picks up crew as he travels along. In the process, he meets many very fascinating people and has many thrilling, and sometimes humorous, experiences. Forthcoming volumes will cover the trips that he has taken back through the French Canal System, around the Mediterranean Sea, and through the Aegean Sea as he proceeds on his voyage around the world the "wrong way" (against the prevailing easterly winds).

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Harold Knoll, Jr.CaptainKnoll was born and raised in Michigan, where his free days were spent fishing,hunting, and boating. His dream of sailing to foreign ports developed at anearly age. He learned boating and sailing on Lake Macatawaand Lake Michigan. When he retired from teaching and farming, he began to live his dreamof sailing around the world. Since then, he has sailed very extensively inforeign lands. He has sailed his 32 ft. sloop over 37,000 miles at the time of writing this volume. When he istemporarily home from his travels, he lives with his sailor wife in Montague, Michigan.Harold C. Byler, Jr.H. C. Byler learned to sail inthe 1950's in a sailboat that he and a friend designed and built. He became interested in ocean cruising andrecruited friends to rent boats and sail on the North Atlantic and Long Island Sound to Nantucket. He later sailed the Northwest Pacific, the Gulf coast of Florida, the Leeward and Windward Islands of the Caribbean, the North Sea from Denmark to Norway and the Western Mediterranean. He has authored severalprevious books and is applying this experience to assisting Captain Knoll withthis book. He lives in a small town in dry West Texas with his sailor wife of 48 years.

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