Gary E. Brown was born in Keighley, a town in Yorkshire, England. At 19, he left the grime of the industrial north and set off in search of sunshine and blue seas. He writes extensively about boats and the sea, drawing inspiration from his work as a commercial fisherman, shipwright and professional yachtsman. He has sailed thousands of blue-water miles; voyages include several Atlantic crossings under sail, two of them single-handed.
Brown's first novel, Caribbean High, is action-packed and full of unforgettable characters, many based on people he met while traveling around the Caribbean. His second novel, Caribbean Deep, is now available as an eBook and will be published as a paperback in late June. Caribbean Deep is a fast-paced novel about the violent world of human trafficking.
Biscay: Our Ultimate Storm, published as a mini eBook in December 2014, is the author's account of six days in October when he and his wife fought to survive aboard their dismasted, engineless yacht with no means of communication with the outside world. This is what one reviewer had to say about the author's first work of non-fiction: This Mini E-book accomplishes more in 35 pages than most Sailing bestsellers do in 300 pages ... It is impossible to walk away from this book without hugging your wife or sailing partner.
Know as 'The voice of the Caribbean' for his radio shows, Gary is also the Editorial Director of the international sailing magazine All At Sea Caribbean.