Nancy Taylor Robson is one of the first women in the country to earn a US Coast Guard license. She grew up sailing and building boats with her father and worked as a housepainter, desk clerk and yacht maintenance person while in college. After earning a degree in history, she married and went to work alongside her husband as cook/deckhand on an old 85-foot tugboat. The fear of being maimed or lost overboard, the male opposition, and the drudgery during seagoing tours that ranged from Maine to Florida, Bermuda, New Orleans ...

Woman in the Wheelhouse 2013, Head to Wind

ISBN-13: 9781939632005

Trade paperback

Woman in the Wheelhouse 1985, Cornell Maritime Press

ISBN-13: 9780870333316