The following two short chapters are taken from Ron Dwelle's book, Summer Studies, published by Xlibiris Press, 2001. Copies of the book can be ordered directly from the publisher at www.xlibris.com/summerstudies.html or from online booksellers such as borders.com and barnes&noble.com.
Ron Dwelle is a long-time singlehander, having competed in the Port-Huron to Mackinac Solo in 1982 and 1983. He also was one of the founders of the Lake Michigan Singlehanded Society and has won both the Lake Michigan Solo and the Lake Michigan Doublehanded races. The following excerpt from his book gives some of his thoughts on singlehanding during his participation in the Newport-Bermuda Singlehanded/Doublehanded race in 1987.
Butterflies In The Bilge . . .
Bragging Rights . . .
Summer Studies: www.xlibris.com/summerstudies.html. Copyright 2001, Ron Dwelle. May not be re-printed in any form without the copyright holder's permission.