McCormick has been chronicling his adventures and travels for more than three decades. Gone to the Sea comprises an anthology of his best profiles and articles, including first-person accounts of sailing in such classic events as the Sydney-Hobart Race and rounding Cape Horn.
Expertly narrated by Ward Paxton, the audio edition of Gone to the Sea runs ten hours, 39 minutes ... and is available from Audible, Amazon and iTunes.
"This anthology of Herb's best writing is a perfect mix of racing stories and cruising tales, tragic failures and comic encounters. No journalist can spin a story better than Herb McCormick." - Jimmy Cornell
"The stories are vintage McCormick - hilarious, poignant, rollicking and absolutely beautifully written." - Bernadette Bernon, consulting editor, Boat U.S. Magazine
"What I treasure most in the book are the warm portraits of friends and friendships ... and [McCormick's]
"What happens out there, over the rim of the world, almost always results in some kind of epic story of human aspiration, be it achievement or the tragic unraveling of a dream. No one now writing about the sea appreciates this more acutely than Herb McCormick." - Peter Nichols, author of Sea Change, A Voyage for Madmen, others
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