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Takaka Library: Wild Seas to Greenland

Wednesday 12th May 2021

Rebecca Hayter talks about her new book about her sailing adventure to Greenland with ocean racer Ross Field. Hayter will also be talking about the self-publishing process.

In 2017 yachting journalist Rebecca Hayter sailed from the UK with veteran ocean racer Ross Field on a quest to sail the Northwest Passage. For Rebecca, it was a personal journey as a sailor and a voyage of research as a journalist. She knew many sailors would love to share this rare opportunity – to learn from Ross Field’s 35 years of ocean racing as he refitted a tired, 20-year-old aluminium yacht and skippered his boat across the North Atlantic.

Rebecca has written about yachting in New Zealand for nearly 30 years. She was editor of Boating New Zealand for 12 and a half years, and her many journalism and writing awards include 2020 Columnist/Blogger of the Year. Her most recent assignment was writing daily updates for over the America’s Cup.

Hayter's book will be available for sale at this event - $39.95 cash, or you can be invoiced at the event.

This event is free to attend and everyone is welcome.



May 12




Golden Bay / Abel Tasman


Takaka Memorial Library
3 Junction Street, Takaka 7142

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Ph. 03 525 0059

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