Jane recently visited the Pass Christian Historical Society luncheon to discuss her new book, A Woman’s Guide to the World of Sailing.
I am excited to announce the release of my book, A Woman’s Guide to the World of Sailing. This is a book about sailing as I have experienced it – thousands of miles logged across many seas as a young woman, wife, mother, and now grandmother.
I considered the bad omens at lunch as I sat with my husband at a table on the lee side of a four-hundred-year-old building on the Pjaca (old town square), sipping on a glass of crisp white wine and eating light crusty pizza. The wind whipping around us made for clear skies and spectacular views of crashing waves slamming into the marble boardwalk outside Diocletian’s Palace, but it was not the wind I wanted to feel. It didn’t matter that in the distance I saw a harbor full of catamarans and sailboats appearing like an apparition of appetizers, their masts so uniform in height they resembled hundreds of toothpicks stuck in tasty, yet expensive treats.