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Book Launch: Jon van Tamelen – The Ancestor
June 4 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Jon van Tamelen launches The Ancestor, a non-fiction sailing adventure where the author acquires a 38-foot wooden smuggling boat on the island of Carriacou in the West Indies. With stone ballast and no engine and no instrumentation, but with an old lifeboat compass, plastic sextant and a roll of charts the author sails to Vancouver, via Panama, Galapagos, and Hawaii. Salt Spring Public Library. 7 p.m.