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  • Genre:DRAMA
  • SubGenre:English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
  • Language:English
  • Pages:450
  • Format:Paperback
  • Paperback ISBN:9781098304737

On the Winds of Destiny

by Betty Godfrey View author's profile page

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Overview
ON the WINDS of DESTINY is a true story of a career woman who fell in love with a adventurous man.His dream was to sail around the world in his own sailboat. Betty had no boating experience and the thought of crossing the vast deep oceans and sea sickness, petrifies her; she doesn't want to go.
Description
ON the WINDS of DESTINY is a true story of a career woman who fell in love with a adventurous man.His dream was to sail around the world in his own sailboat. Betty has no boating experience and gets seasick. The thought of crossing the vast deep oceans and sea sickness, petrifies her; she doesn't want to go. The story is told through Betty's eyes and readers will be captivated as the story unfolds. Their love is tested when Bob almost dies. The doctors save him, but feel he will never fully recover. With tears in his eyes, Bob begs Betty to sail around the world with him, if gets better. His chances of complete recovery is slim so she promises to go. Bob recovers and holds Betty to her promise. With little enthusiasm she helps prepare Destiny for the trip. Soon she is caught up in the excitement, forgetting her fears until it's time to leave. Seven people are on board and Betty's the only woman. Squalls and hurricane -force winds pound unmercifully against Destiny and long days at sea try their patience. Sails blow out and twenty foot seas almost capsize the boat as they cross the Atlantic. Join this inspirational couple on their three year, 42000 mile adventure, around the world. Not only will you enjoy this great story, you'll feel your right there with them.
About the author
BETTY GODFREY lives in Jupiter, Florida with her husband Bob. She wrote travel articles for magazines and newspapers. Besides writing, her hobbies are boating, diving and tennis. Betty and Bob, her then fiance, sailed around the world for three year, 42000 miles in their sailboat. When they returned she wrote her first book, ON the WINDS of DESTINY,You'll enjoy reading about their true life, exciting, adventures. Betty writes about their love and feelings as they encountered, storms, hurricanes and pirates. The many breakdowns, some at isolated places. Trouble with crew and Customs. Each island or country they anchored at was exciting, sometimes dangerous experiences. You will feel you are right there with them. Betty just finished her second book. ENDURING TIMES. Although it is not a sailing story, it is a heart rendering, struggling adventure. You'll enjoy it.
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