Gripping, inspirational read for sailors and non-sailors alike An 'against the odds' uplifting tale that will speak to anyone struggling with some form of 'heavy weather' in their lives Good sailing narrative as well as entertaining personal narrative - reads like a thriller Author has a high profile and will support the book with talks and articles
When John Otterbacher talks about 'living beyond your fears' he's speaking from experience. Paying for his education via factory and construction jobs, he qualified as a clinical psychologist, set up his own practice, and then became a firebrand senator campaigning on health issues. He and his wife took up sailing in the 1980s, taking a 15 month cruise to the Mediterranean and Caribbean. He is now a sought-after speaker.
'Inspiring - couldn't put it down.' Pete Goss 'It is a great book, hard to put down and beautifully weaved together. Quite inspiring!!' Mark J Orr- Multihull Magazine ' Funny, tragic, uplifting, moving and humorous an inspirational story that is extremely well written and a real page-turner ' All at Sea (July 2009) ' A fascinating and intelligent evocation of sailing's knack of reinvigorating lust for life ' Yachting World (August 2009) "It is a beautifully written book that is ideal for your summer holiday!" Multihull Review (July 2009)