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Birth of a Solo Sailor: A Voyage between Solitude and Loneliness by [Maik Ulmschneider]

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  • ASIN ‏ : ‎ B0961YVWYD
  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ Sailing Is Truth; 1st edition (June 1, 2021)
  • Publication date ‏ : ‎ June 1, 2021
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • File size ‏ : ‎ 24925 KB
  • Text-to-Speech ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • Screen Reader ‏ : ‎ Supported
  • Enhanced typesetting ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • X-Ray ‏ : ‎ Not Enabled
  • Word Wise ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • Print length ‏ : ‎ 338 pages
  • Page numbers source ISBN ‏ : ‎ 3982340535
  • Lending ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • Customer Reviews:
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Born in 1977 in Friedberg, Germany, Maik Ulmschneider is an enthusiastic solo sailor and empathic story teller. His enthralling short stories have been published in both US and German sailing magazines with an increasing audience. Sometimes funny, sometimes sad, sometimes silly, sometimes resourceful but always compelling each story gives a remarkably honest insight into a sailor’s soul. Join him on his various adventures and feel becoming a part of them. With 60,000 nautical miles in his wake German navy veteran Maik Ulmschneider is a great source of experience and knowledge, too.

Maik who always refers to himself and his boat “Seefalke” as “we”, once described his relationship with is boat as:

“Seefalke and I are the perfect team. Taken apart from each other, Seefalke would just be a piece of worthless scrap metal, and I would be a helpless, pathetic land critter, both of us doomed to drown miserably. But together we merge to a proud and powerful unit. Together we can sail the oceans and see the world. Together we will withstand malicious storms and endless calms. Together we have the courage to overcome our fears and venture out into uncharted waters and foreign lands again and again and again… No woman will divide us, no earthly pleasures will corrupt us. We stand together and, when it will be our turn, we’ll go down as one. It’s her who makes the man a captain.”

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KLM2
5.0 out of 5 stars A good honest look at the life of a cruiser!
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5.0 out of 5 stars Rock metal nerve-racking sailing fun
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5.0 out of 5 stars Spannend, persönlich, witzig/ entertaining, personal, funny
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