Nigel traces the history of the Western Australian built ketch, Clare, in this delightful tale. With contributions from the logbooks of his wife, Aileen and Lanie (the owner after the Ridgways) we share the love and frustration of sailing and maintaining a wooden boat.
Nigel takes us on a voyage of discovery when he learns about Clare’s chequered past but is very enthusiastic about her future in the hands of current owner, Brad.
The book also examines wooden boat building in WA, skills that are still alive and well today.
A very enjoyable read with many photos, every lover of the sea and sailing vessels will want this book in their library.