Call For a Tow

September 15, 2008
Last Letter From Home

September 1, 2008
Saying Goodbye

August 15, 2008
The Circle Closes At Arue

August 1, 2008
Last Days In Rangi

July 15, 2008
The Road To Rangiroa

July 1, 2008
A Social Whirl

June 15, 2008
The Land of Men

June 1, 2008
Sweet Days in Hiva Oa

May 15, 2008
Homing In

May 1, 2008
A Perfect Day At Sea

April 15, 2008
Beating Across The Pacific

April 1, 2008
The Worrier Transits The Canal

March 15, 2008
The Boys And The Hunt

March 1, 2008
Sweet Landfall In Panama

February 15, 2008
Gloom in Cartagena

February 1, 2008
Connections With That Long-Ago Girl

January 15, 2008
Where the Boys Are

January 1, 2008
Life On The Hard

December 15, 2007
Last Letter From Vermont

December 1, 2007
The Final Countdown

November 15, 2007
Welcome Aboard Shangri-La

November 1, 2007
More Bad Dreams Than Good

October 15, 2007
When Our Systems Overwhelm Us

October 1, 2007
Shaking Off The Remoras

September 15, 2007
The Deal Is Done

September 1, 2007
The Search For Shangri-La

August 15, 2007
The Birth Of A Dream

August 15, 2007
Tania And Sons

August 15, 2007
About Tania

August 15, 2007
About the Family

August 15, 2007
About Shangri-La

August 15, 2007
Voyage Itinerary

August 15, 2007

August 15, 2007
Tanias Books

August 15, 2007
Chartering With Tania

August 15, 2007
Tanias Books

By Tania Aebi

Maiden Voyage. By Tania Aebi, With Bernadette Bernon
Simon and Schuster, 1989. ISBN # 0-345-41012-3 -- $13.95.
Available in bookstores and through and other online booksellers

Written immediately following her circumnavigation, Maiden Voyage, Tania Aebi’s spellbinding account of her epic solo journey around the world, is currently in its twelfth trade paperback printing. It has been translated into seven languages, and portions of it have been anthologized in many collections. It also spent three weeks on The London Times bestseller list, and was selected in 1998 as a Best Book For Young Adults by the American Library Association. As Walter Cronkite put it, Maiden Voyage is “an exciting tale of an extraordinarily brave and romantic adventure.”

“Her story is bigger than life itself… Aebi is the first American woman and youngest person to circumnavigate the globe alone . . . a story of a brave and romantic young lady.”

—The Cleveland Plain Dealer

“Her romantic adventure is told . . . straightforwardly and with broad appeal . . . it is a story of fresh eyes on faraway places. And a story of discovery as Tania finds those two priceless treasures, love and self-confidence.”

—Los Angeles Times

“Like most first-class yarns of passage-making heroics, Aebi’s story is a much deeper adventure of the kind of self-discovery that one finds only when pushing toward one’s limit.”

—The Boston Globe

“One of the season’s most rewarding books.”

—The San Mateo Times

I’ve Been Around. By Tania Aebi
Sheridan House, 2005. $17.95.
Available in selected bookstores and through and other online booksellers

In 1997, Tania Aebi was hired as a columnist by the fledging sailing magazine Latitudes & Attitudes. “Casual and friendly in its approach to the sailing world, the magazine's tone provided me with a place to explore my own reflections on what I already knew and continued to learn about the sailing way of life and how to share it all with others.” In more than 20 years of cruising by herself and with family, and leading ten-day flotillas to charter destinations in a professional capacity, she has gathered many anecdotes, observations, opinions, cautionary tales and advice. Indeed, she has been around.

In this, her first book since Maiden Voyage, there is something for the armchair sailor dreaming about sailing off one day, as well as for the sailor in the cockpit actively chasing those horizons.

"Aebi helps us remember that sailing and being on the water are the important things, not how much the boat costs or whether we have all the latest gadgets and doohickies. Since she sailed around the globe in a 26-foot boat without GPS, perhaps we can learn a few lessons from her."

— Carolina Currents

“Tania has penned a fascinating collection of stories, philosophies and vignettes. This collection is great for folks who have time to read it cover to cover as well as those who have to grab a bit of reading here and there.”

—The Ensign

“Tania has developed a very acute sense of the world of boats. You can read all about it in her latest book, her first since Maiden Voyage, a collection of short essays written over a decade. They are at once amusing, insightful, informative, and —more than anything else —both articulate and decidedly mature.”

—Charles J. Doane, SAIL Magazine

"In the 20 years since [her circumnavigation], Aebi has gathered plenty of anecdotes, observations and advice in her career as a professional sailor, lecturer and columnist. I've Been Around continues Aebi's story. "


“Tania Aebi's I’ve Been Around provides a new book gathering her sailing experience. And if her name sounds familiar, it's because Aebi sailed around the world alone on her Maiden Voyage boat at age 18, producing the best-selling account of the voyage, which continues to sell to this day. Her [latest book] blends reflections on sailing with life and will bring new audiences to enjoy her experience.”