Alone Together: Sailing Solo to Hawaii and Beyond by Christian Williams

By Christian Williams

What occurs whilst a guy of brand new overconnected global units off on my own around the Pacific on the age of seventy one? Christian Williams, a veteran sailor and author, deliberate a 6,000-mile voyage as a try of his personal seamanship and patience, and to satisfy a lifelong aim. yet he discovered his concentration fast turning from the encircling sea to we all. Is somebody a similar individual while nobody else is there? can we dare to determine? In a brand new global of hovering seabirds, violent storms and majestic vacancy, Williams came upon solutions to questions he had by no means requested approximately who we're, why we sail, and the common worry of being by myself.
"Alone jointly" is an entire technical direction in offshore crusing approach and yacht guidance, and a philosophical inquiry into what it takes to be really alive within the twenty first century.

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