The Cure for Anything Is Salt Water
by South, Mary
At age forty, Mary South had a successful career in book publishing, a home in Pennsylvania, and close friends, but she still had the feeling something was missing in her life. She decided to go to sea to find it. Six months later, she had quit her job, sold the house, graduated seamanship school and was living aboard a 40-foot, 30-ton steel trawler journeying up the Eastern Seaboard. This is her story.