Wildsam Field Guides Cape Cod & The Islands

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Wildsam Field Guides: Cape Cod and The Islands illuminates the towns, beaches and sailing experiences of Cape Cod, Martha's Vineyard and Nantucket through the eyes of locals. This pocket-friendly primer is a part of the Wildsam American Pursuits series: a line of travel books driven by curiosity and the idea that each place that captivates travelers and locals alike possesses something special, a definitive pursuit central to its culture. For Cape Cod, this pursuit is sailing. Delivering the geography, traditions, and cultural institutions of Cape Cod, this guide will turn any visit into an instant, unforgettable immersion. Led by born-and-bred locals and coastal experts, readers will discover:A five-day itinerary across the Cape; Sailing history, fundamentals, and favorite sailing spots; Secret beaches, favorite clam shacks, and Cranberry bogs; Relocated lighthouses, the dune shacks of the Peaked Hill Bars; Interviews and insights from seasoned sailors, boat builders and sailmakers, andA directory of our favorite antique shops, seafood shacks and ice cream shops.
ISBN: 9781467199445
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Wildsam
State: Massachusetts
Series: Wildsam American Pursuits
Images: 200
Pages: 128
Dimensions: 4.2 (w) x 6.5 (h)
Taylor Bruce is the Founder and Editor-in-Chief of Wildsam Field Guides. He grew up on his family farm on the border of Georgia and Alabama. Taylor studied writing at Vanderbilt University, and, after, wrote freelance for magazines such as Men's Journal, Oxford American and National Geographic Adventure, among others. He took a full-time writer's post at Southern Living in 2007. After moving to New York and pursuing an MFA in Creative Writing at Brooklyn College, Taylor launched Wildsam out of his 500-square foot apartment in 2012. The original Nashville guide caught the attention of national media and thoughtful travelers alike, and in 2015, National Geographic awarded Wildsam the "Traveler 50" award. Taylor lives in Austin, Texas, with his wife, Robin, and two sons, Booker and Truett.
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