Editor's Choice - Southern Boating, Novermber 2002

Review of Sailing Impressions, Ideas, Deeds

When it's time to ease back in the cockpit or belly up to the tiki bar and trade a few sea tales, you'll feel like you know this salty old captain, from somewhere. He's the archetypical sea dog with a thousand adventures under his keel and he'll be glad to keep you entertained with as many as you'd like to hear. This book is a collection of humorous and exciting stories; when you've read it you'll feel as if you really do know this memorable sailor. Frank Papy has spent his lifetime gathering them, all the while charting the Florida Keys so he could add to his popular Cruising Guide to the Florida Keys. He's been a charter captain, delivery skipper, a skilled sailor, and without a doubt a respected member of the "Conch Republic," (the Florida Keys Country). That in itself gives a clue to the humorous view many Keys sailors take of life.

Few deep and ponderous thoughts here; instead these are "Sporadic tales of sailing," as he describes them. "We've come a long way since Joshua Slocum sailed around the world by himself with a compass and an old clock, paper charts and no engine. I wonder what he'd say if he saw all this modern stuff?" Well, Joshua would enjoy reading this book by Frank Papy, and so will you.


How to Order

"Cruising Guide to the Florida Keys"
$19.95 + $4.50 Priority Mail shipping.

When you purchase your Keys guide for $19.95, included is the latest Keys Location book with all the things to do on shore, and on the water, PLUS $300 worth of coupons for these activities. With the high cost of dockage, it should help with the cruising kitty.

Please make checks out to Frank Papy and mail to:

July 16th to November
108 Fox Island Road
Bluffton, SC 29910
843-987-9150

November to July 15th
88005 Overseas Hwy. #10-201
Islamorada, FL 33036
305-852-2326

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Copyright 2005-2011 by Capt. Frank Papy
BOOKS BY FRANK PAPY

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Teach Your Baby To Swim in the Bathtub

In the Works:
History of the Low Country Sportsman

Gourmet Odyssey
by Capt. Al & Judy Plant

Following in the Wake of the Buccaneers
by Steve Grabowski

SailMiami.com - FloridaKeysBoating.com

Cruising Guide to the Florida Keys

and other writings by Capt. Frank Papy