Danielle Wright and David Dyche, two homeschooling teens, were sailing with five other shipmates from New Zealand to Australia last June when the schooner they were on disappeared.
It seems ironic that Abby Sunderland received so little press until she ran into trouble, and only then did the news really pick up on her story. Abby’s parents have been criticized for being too permissive in allowing their 16-year-old daughter to be exposed to unknown perils alone on the high seas. However, Marianne and […]
College Bound Reading List Two Years Before the Mast By Richard Henry Dana, Jr. In 1834, 19-year-old Richard Henry Dana, Jr. went from being a Harvard student to a common sailor. This book is a detailed autobiographical account of his two-year trip, sailing from Boston to California around Cape Horn and back again. Dana didn’t […]
College Bound Reading List Books for Summer Relax and be inspired with these books about sailing and the sea, nature, travel, adventure, and more. Dana, Richard Henry. Two Years Before the Mast. (A detailed autobiographical account of a two-year trip out of Boston and around Cape Horn to California circa 1834. For an extra touch […]