Women Aboard!

Women have always been aboard ship. As passengers, girlfriends, and wives. As sailors, surgeons, nurses, helmsmen, and shipmasters. Women aboard — I got caught up in the history back in [...]

Barbados Bound, the audiobook

Barbados Bound, the audiobook, performed and produced by Ariana Fraval -- coming soon from Audible.com! I came aboard with the prostitutes the night before the ship set sail… [...]

By |2018-04-21T17:27:34+00:00February 19th, 2018|audiobooks, cover art, historical fiction, maritime history, Patricia MacPherson Nautical Adventure Series, writing and publishing|Comments Off on Barbados Bound, the audiobook

Iceland’s Immigrant Song

Iceland's original immigrant song may have been the poems composed by the helmsmen and women of the open rowboats, to aid them in remembering choice fishing spots. The first immigrants [...]

By |2018-04-12T14:12:30+00:00November 26th, 2017|history, maritime history, nautical history, women sailors|Comments Off on Iceland’s Immigrant Song