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A Boat Called HipJoint: A Solo Atlantic Crossing By Alex Ransby with Kim Kielley A Boat Called HipJoint: A Solo Atlantic Crossing By Alex Ransby with Kim Kielley

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ISBN 1-894463-57-9
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Book Description
Alex Ransby is a bad boy, better suited for Armani and Jaguar than epoxy and glue. As his life lay in tatters, an arthritis-stricken Ransby made the decision to build a boat and sail around the world. But his hopes and dreams slowly eroded until all that was left of the original plan was the Atlantic and the homemade boat he called HipJoint.

HipJoint is more than a boat. She is Ransby's friend and confidant, and she provides him with the opportunity to finally stare down his demons while alone at sea, surviving treacherous storms and the jagged, unforgiving coastline of Newfoundland.

A Boat Called HipJoint is the story of one man's battle against nature, and ultimately himself, as he struggles to regain some semblance of self-confidence while crossing the Atlantic Ocean alone.

About the Authors
An accomplished yachtsman and a qualified boat builder, Alex Ransby currently lives in Newfoundland. His latest accomplishments include repair of the rowboats used in the St. Johnís Annual Regatta and motivational speaker. A Boat Called HipJoint is his first book.

A journalist since 1985, Kim Kielley has written for numerous newspapers across Canada and Europe. Sheís also written articles for Zoot Capri, Power Sports News, The Newfoundland Sportsman, The Downhomer and CBC Radio in St. Johnís. This is Kielleyís first book for Flanker Press. Her second one, Angels and Miracles of Newfoundland is due on bookshelves September 2005. She lives with her husband, two children, and their black Labrador, Rosie, in St. Johnís, Newfoundland and Labrador.


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