Under the Arms of the Sky: A Sailing Adventure by Kate Macready

Under the Arms of the Sky: A Sailing Adventure

byKate Macready

Paperback | December 3, 2017

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This is the journey that saw Kate and Hugh step outside their comfort zone in every respect. Ditching jobs, saying goodbye to family in Sydney, and reducing their belongings to what fit on a 13m sailing boat. It was a huge leap of faith for a new couple in their 30s. Throwing off the dock-lines to... well, they didn't really know at the time.

While they enjoyed hundreds of beautiful sunsets, making new friends and rare encounters with the wild in nine countries, it wasn't all smooth sailing. Dodging pirated waters and fierce storms, spending weeks at a time crossing lonely oceans. Let's just say it challenged them.

So, what does two years at sea do to a relationship?

Kate is a 36 year old Sydney-sider who had almost no sailing experience before meeting Hugh. While working as a project manager and juggling two boys she wrote this story as a record of their sailing adventure. Kate and Hugh have aspirations to go sailing again and to take their boys while they are still young for a life-shaping experi...
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Title:Under the Arms of the Sky: A Sailing AdventureFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:238 pages, 8.5 X 5.5 X 0.54 inShipping dimensions:238 pages, 8.5 X 5.5 X 0.54 inPublished:December 3, 2017Publisher:Kate MacreadyLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0648219208

ISBN - 13:9780648219200

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This is the journey that saw Kate and Hugh step outside their comfort zone in every respect. Ditching jobs, saying goodbye to family in Sydney, and reducing their belongings to what fit on a 13m sailing boat. It was a huge leap of faith for a new couple in their 30s. Throwing off the dock-lines to... well, they didn't really know at the time.While they enjoyed hundreds of beautiful sunsets, making new friends and rare encounters with the wild in nine countries, it wasn't all smooth sailing. Dodging pirated waters and fierce storms, spending weeks at a time crossing lonely oceans. Let's just say it challenged them.So, what does two years at sea do to a relationship?

Table of Contents

We Come Here in Numbers    
Leaving     
In The Beginning    
Getting into our Sailing Groove    
New Shores    
The Spice Islands    
Beneath the Surface    
The Rainforest Island    
Lightning    
A Perfect Christmas    
Encounter with a Rat    
Friends and Goodbyes    
Pirates!    
Palau    
‘To Carry Under the Arms of the Sky’    
Forever    
The Church    
Another Seven Hundred Miles     
The Trade Economy    
Coming Home    
Post Script   
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