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12-06-2011 03:04 AM
The Bear's two cents worth;
Tania has been one of my note worthy people since I followed her circumnavigation. I guess she is why I still have faith in the youth of the world. She is now showing sons that there is a whole world out there besides "Wally World and the Mall". God, if we only had more like her.
Red the Bear
08-23-2011 07:12 PM
I have her first book; it's pretty interesting. Nice to see she's still sailing and writing.
07-17-2009 04:08 PM
Thanks for the links. I just finished reading 'By the Grace of the Sea' by Pat Henry. A circumnavigation done much later in life than Tania. Had me sitting on the edge ~ exhilarating and frightening at the same time. Tania's book is next.
07-14-2009 07:10 AM
Maiden Voyage was in part responsible for getting my then girlfriend, now wife interested in sailing...
07-13-2009 01:29 PM
Maiden Voyage is still in print and can be gotten at any book store. I got my copy last winter at Barns and Noble, because I had a coupon. It would have been worth twice the price. I took it on a cruise (on a Carnival Cruise, not a sailboat cruse;-( ) to celibate my parents 50th wedding anniversary. It came in handy as I had a lot of spare time.
07-04-2009 10:51 AM
You can read Tania's posts about her trip with her sons here.
Maiden Voyage is a must read
Here was her choice Door #1 go to college Door #2 sail solo around the world
I'm going with door number 2 nice!
06-17-2009 11:38 AM
What a welcome find. As not a Lats and Atts reader (must have been all those cheesecake covers), this is my first intro to Tania. I look forward to more ! Wonderful piece.
06-17-2009 09:04 AM
Thank you very much! Maybe I can get my skateboarding 14 year old son to actually read something other than a quick passage from Tony Hawk! Any suggestions?
06-17-2009 09:01 AM
Originally Posted by wtosterhout
Well that put a smile on my face. Not easy to do in the morning! Could someone please assist me in finding this book as mentioned above. I would like to start every day with a smile.
AFAIK, Tania Aebi has only written two books. The first, Maiden Voyage, details her solo circumnavigation at the age of 18 or so. The second, I've Been Around, which came out in 2005, is a collection of her columns from L&A magazine. Her most recent works, dealing with her recent voyage with her sons on Shangri La have not been published as a book as of yet.
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