WIND, SEA & FAITH. The Journeys of a Reluctant Sailor. With a foreward by Professor Courtenay Bartholomew, M.D.
La Borde, Harold "Kwailan".
Arima, Trinidad: The University of Trinidad & Tobago, 2010. 232p., maps, color photos, wrps, oblong Used; Like New Paperback 9789766510022 Handsomely-presented exploration into the voyages and travels of Harold "Kwailan" La Borde, (1933); who in 1969 to 1973 circumnavigated the world in his 40ft ketch, 'Hummingbird II'. "He was accompanied by his wife, Kwailan, and his five year old son Pierre. As the first known Trinidadian sailors to cross the Atlantic and later to circumnavigate, Harold and Kwailan were awarded the nation's highest honor - the Gold Trinity Cross". Features numerous period photos of biographical interest throughout. Printed on semi-glossy coated stock. (Item ID: 147864)