This book should be read by all who are going to sell up and sail away into the Blue Yonder with kids. Yachting Monthly Whilst this is a really good read for anyone, sailor or non (and refreshing to know that even a guru such as Jimmy Cornell had to start somewhere), it's also a wonderful memoir for the whole Cornell family of their first circumnavigation. -- Sue Richards Noonsite A vivid and personal account perfect for any nautical or adventure travel collection. The Midwest Book Review A poignant story - told with appealing freshness - of a very different, fascinating childhood and a 'coming of age'. It is a must read for any young would-be sailor or traveller Sailing magazine Not only is it a real page-turner but Doina has a very relaxed, light-hearted yet informative writing style. Noonsite.com
About the Author
Doina Cornell is the daughter of long-distance cruising guru Jimmy Cornell. Between the ages of 7 and 14 she sailed with her parents and brother around the world. She has been a teacher in the UK, France and the Czech Republic.