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Charting the Unknown: Family, Fear, and One Long Boat Ride By Kim Petersen,

  • Title: Charting the Unknown: Family, Fear, and One Long Boat Ride
  • Author: Kim Petersen
  • ISBN: 9781933016634
  • Page: 382
  • Format: Paperback
  • This is Kim Petersen s memoir recounting how she and her family navigated through death of a child, facing fear of the water, personally building a sixty five foot power catamaran and a four thousand mile crossing of the Atlantic Ocean with her husband and two teenaged kids It s Eat, Pray, Love on the water.
    Charting the Unknown Family Fear and One Long Boat Ride This is Kim Petersen s memoir recounting how she and her family navigated through death of a child facing fear of the water personally building a sixty five foot power catamaran and a four thousand

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    1. A beautiful tale of courage and family spirit, Charting the Unknown describes the adventures of Kim Petersen, a Colorado native, and her husband, Mike, who sold everything they owned and took their two preteen children on a sailing journey across the Atlantic aboard the 65 foot power catamaran, Chrysalis Although they had never sailed or built a boat before, they constructed the engine room, plumbing, and interior of the Chrysalis, which they discovered as an unfinished hull in a farmer s field [...]

    2. Charting the Unknown is as much an inward journey into becoming a tight knit family as it is an outward adventure It is a thorough account of learning how to become a live aboard As I read the well written account of Kim s journey, I laughed out loud at calling her family the crew and cried openly at the heartbreak of losing a child This book is an emotional adventure This is a book, not only for those of us already on the water, but those on the shore who will recognize the familiar fears and l [...]

    3. I thoroughly enjoyed Charting the Unknown, the true story of a family that sells everything they have, then buys a catamaran and lives on it I love nonconventional people and this memoir has cemented that love even It also was the perfect read for me right now, with my family and I making another move that to some seems a bit strange I loved how Kim faced her fears and grew so much, which helped me face my new unknowns with courage I would really like to give this book 5 stars, but the ending [...]

    4. This book made me want to sell all of our things and purchase a catamaran to live on I also enjoyed all the insights the author and her family reached while on such a long journey and made a few bookmarks and highlights I was really amazed that they knew nothing about sailing, boats, or traveling on the ocean and they taught themselves everything and built the boat to boot

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