Holding Fast: A Memoir of Sailing, Love, and Loss (Paperback)
"At once a captivating life story made up of a rich history, and a
beautiful reflection on loves lost. Tender, moving, and highly readable."
Author of Love with a Chance of Drowning
"This book is one part "Hero's Journey" and two parts love story; an alchemy of high adventure and keen insights that will take your breath away and expand your capacity to love. Empowering, entertaining, and most of all inspiring. I thoroughly enjoyed it and I know you will too."
-Brian Luke Seaward
Author of Stand Like Mountain, Flow Like Water
HOLDING FAST: A Memoir of Sailing, Love, and Loss is Susan's story of leaving everything behind to follow her husband's lifelong dream of sailing away.
Blond, blue-eyed, irreverent John bursts into Susan's life in her twenties with a dream of sailing off. Susan dreams of settling down and doesn't want to go. A three-year voyage with their young daughter to the Caribbean profoundly changes their lives. A gripping adventure story and an inspirational memoir of finding our power in the unlikeliest of places.