Tuning The Rig Author:Harvey Oxenhorn Powerful and pleasureable...a thoroughly satisfying experience. To read Tuning the Rig is to go somewhere real, in the compnay of a vivid and honest companion eager to tell the whole thing. A contemporary Ishmael with no delusions of the grandeur of his responses, Harvey Oxenhorn is a surrogate for his readers, really our representative on board... more » the Regina Maris -- frightened, earnest, eager for experience but not uniquely daring, psychologically acute but never unkind. He made me ask myself what I might be capable of, both physically and psychologically, were I in his position.
Tuning the Rig is a beautifully written tour of the northern seas, playing fields of the whales and the students of whales, and of the mind of the landlubber who discovers the infinity of his own possiblities.« less