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Robert D. Easton publishes a travel memoir of his 300-day circumnavigation around the world

A seasoned author shares tales of his island-hopping voyage that crossed the Equator four times and the International Date Line and the Greenwich Meridian both once.


Sacramento, California, USA – WEBWIRE

“My book is an attempt to recapture some of the places and names from bygone days,” Robert D. Easton.

Want to know how it is to circumnavigate the world? Check out Robert D. Easton’s travel memoir “Sailing Around the World in 300 Days: The Last World Cruise of the Yankee Trader” (Outskirts Press; 2018).
 
This is the author’s first book and the first to be written in a digital or electronic format. “This was my first experience writing a book electronically,” said Easton in his testimonial for his publisher, Outskirts Press, “since I had no cell phone or computer knowledge.
 
“So, I bought a cellphone and with the patient help of my author representative and some hardworking and patient local librarians in Sacramento, we were finally able to complete the book.”
 
Replete with many humorous and descriptive passages, “Sailing Around the World in 300 Days” recounts the voyage around the world by the author, plus 75 other passengers and 20 crew members, abroad the ship Yankee Trader in 1979. The largely island-hopping voyage took Easton and his fellow travelers to 61 ports across the Atlantic, Pacific and Indian Oceans, and the Caribbean Sea. There was much to do and enjoy during the voyage: exploring, fishing, scuba and skin diving, meeting islanders, savoring other cultures, and sailing into many beautiful sunsets.
 
“My book is an attempt to recapture some of the places and names from bygone days. It will be an enjoyable read for everyone who likes ships, oceans and travel.”
 
Revel in the travel tales of Robert D. Easton and his fellow voyagers in “Sailing Around the World in 300 Days: The Last World Cruise of the Yankee Trader.” Order copies on Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and on his website https://www.robeastonbooks.com

Sailing Around the World in 300 Days: The Last World Cruise of the Yankee Trader
Author | Robert D. Easton
Publisher | Outskirts Press
Published date | July 20, 2018
Paperback price | $20
 
About the Author
 
Robert D. Easton is a native of the state of Washington. He earned two liberal arts degrees from Central Washington State College at Ellensburg, Washington and has done postgraduate work at colleges in California. Even though classified as a veteran of the Korean War, he served only in Europe and in Stateside army posts as a teletype operator and message center clerk for the U.S. Army Signal Corps during 1953 and 1954. At various periods in his life, he has worked as a custodian, section hand, truck driver, newspaper reporter, schoolteacher, technical writer, landscape technician, parks maintenance worker, nurseryman, salesman, public school classified employee, warehouseman, and computer assembler. His latest employment is serving as foster grandparent in an elementary school in Sacramento, California. He lives in Sacramento and has four grown children and six grandchildren. He is also the author of three other books: “Tales from the Palouse Country,” “Cobwebs, Echoes, and Footprints: A Collection of Stories and Memories,” and “Beyond the Palouse.”
 


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 Sailing Around
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 The Last World Cruise
 Yankee Trader
 Robert D. Easton


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