Adventures in the Ditch

Adventures in the Ditch

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As a seven-year-old boy, Jon Coile dreamed of spending the summer sailing Author of Evolution of an Xmas Letter the Atlantic. He just couldna€™t get his friends to cooperate. Coile grew up and spent time on the water, and in Adventures in the Ditch, he shares one story of a family nautical adventure. Hoping to rekindle the wanderlust and excitement of earlier sailing experiences, Coile, his thirty-seven-year-old brother Andrew, and their eighty-one-year-old father Russell embark on a nine-day, 2, 500-mile, round-trip voyage on the Intracoastal Waterwaya€”from the Chesapeake Bay to Miami. Their refurbished vessel, the Griffin, throws them some curveballs, and the trio encounters other unexpected situations, calling for creative and whimsical solutions. More than a mere boat trip, Adventures in the Ditch presents a rich, warm, and personal story of family relationships. Praise for Adventures in the Ditch a€œJon Coilea€™s action-packed account of a journey on the Inland Waterway with his elderly father beautifully captures the challenges of navigating and the tensile strength of family ties.a€ a€”Susan Moger, Former Senior Editor, Scholastic Inc.A Memoir of Family, Navigation, and Discovery on the Intracoastal Waterway Jon Coile ... Not relishing the thought of doing that for 1, 200 miles, I pulled out the Volvo ownera#39;s manual and Joe helped me figure out where the tachometer pickupanbsp;...

Title:Adventures in the Ditch
Author: Jon Coile
Publisher:iUniverse - 2011-03-17

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