My Old Man and the Sea : A Father and Son Sail Around Cape Horn
My Old Man and the Sea A Father and Son Sail Around Cape Horn Author:David Hays, Daniel Hays A story of adventure on a small boat, for fathers, for sons, and for those who love them. On this voyage the father relinquishes control, the son becomes the captain, and before long they are utterly alone, with only the huge waves of Cape Horn, a compass, a sextant, a pet cat, and the tiny boat they've built together. "The account of the passag... more »e, related in alternating sections by father and son, will be read with delight 100 years from now."--William F. Buckley, The New York Times Book Review, front page; "A must read for sailors of the sea and of the heart."--Eco Traveler.
Over three months as a New York Times Bestseller. A Literary Guild and a Nautical Book Club selection.« less
A troubled relationship between a father and son is tested almost to the breaking point, as they sail through many hardships at sea. A true story, it is very revealing and a good read. The pluses and the minuses of adding a third mate, a young kitten, will stick with you long after you put the book down.