Rime of the Ancient Underwriter

2012. By Jim Salmon. An entertaining and insightful new memoir of the author's nineteen-month-long circumnavigation of the globe aboard a Nova Scotia-based square-rigged saling ship. Along the way, Salmon and his fellow shipmates weather stormy seas and stormy onboard relations, tramp through a  steamy Panamanian jungle, climb the rarified summit of Kilimanjaro, and track wildlife on the high plains of East Africa. The auithor is a former corporate executive turned seafarer and lives with his wife in Conway, New Hampshire. Softcover. 280 pp.
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