Hello, Do you have any information on a book called “The Wind Calls”, by Carlton Mitchell (I believe). The author wrote about his adventures with several yachtsmen, including my father, Paul Hurst, who owned “Staghound”, a 42 foot Alden ketch. Any info would be greatly appreciated. Thank you.
Hi Paul: I don’t recall the book, but I surely remember Staghound. Didn’t she win Transpac on handicap twice in the early 50s? I think one year was 1955–when our schooner (under new owner’s) was second overall in the fleet to her. For old marine books check with Bert Flavell at Sea Ocean Book Berth–206 675 9020. If he doesn’t have your book, he will know who does. Good Luck- Steve
Another Reader had this to say:
Steve, there is a mention of “The Wind Calls”, by Carlton Mitchell. This in fact is The Winds Call, Scribners, 684-12559-5, 1971 and we have a copy on our shelves, so if we can help your corespondent….????
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