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Take an average family and chuck them in at the deep end....

The Backward Ark is an absorbing insight into the reality of living the tropical cruising dream. Featuring real pirates of the Caribbean, Hurricane Ivan, a stoned Rastafarian Santa, and plenty more besides.

With drama, humour, and lashings of tropical spice, this book will appeal to anyone who has ever looked out of the office window on a cold, grey day, wishing they could escape. As you'll discover, a surprising number of people already have.

Including much that goes beyond the interests of the cruising sailor, The Backward Ark is not a book about boats, it's about bringing a dream to life while trying to navigate the stormy peaks and troughs that inevitably accompany living on the edge.

©2014 Carl Gedye (P)2017 New Street Communications, LLC

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