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Local Author Inspires Sailors and Travellers to Go for Their Dreams! Request for Interview Book launch: Sunday, December 18, 2016 Georgetown, Ontario—Carola Englert, an award winning photographer and writer, has written the long-awaited travel biography, Ashanti Sails South. Whether you are an avid sailor or an aspiring traveller, this fun and exciting travel biography inspires and informs everyone wanting to pursue their own unique adventurous lifestyle. Ashanti Sails South is about an exciting year of a couple preparing and sailing south on Ashanti, their CS 36 sailboat. The ever-energetic Carola recounts how she and Elmar, her husband and courageous captain, […]

Book Launch December 18, 2016 for Ashanti Sails South

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Here is exciting news for all my friends, family and lovers of good books. After 18 long years my baby is finally here to be shared. Book Launch for  ASHANTI SAILS SOUTH Date: Sunday, December 18, 2016 Time: 2 pm – 4:30 pm Where: at our home, Georgetown, ON (address upon RSVP) Please come and celebrate this long-awaited occasion with Elmar and me. Do your Christmas shopping  while munching on some cookies. Your friends and loved ones will enjoy you unique gift of reading about our once-in-a-lifetime sailing trip from Owen Sound to Florida and the Bahamas. They will love […]

Owning Our First Boat – the Kiegel

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I remember vividly how in 1985 I looked up from the newspaper. “Hey, Elmar, listen to what I found!” I shouted from the living room to the den, where my husband was relaxing on the couch. “Not now, I’m watching TV.” Was his impatient reply. “But this sounds promising.” I did not give up. “OK, tell me at the next commercial.” He sounded bored and disinterested. I joined him in the den, waited for a commercial to end and then read him the advertisement that had caught my attention. “For Sale, CS36, in immaculate condition, fully equipped, many extras, hardly […]

My First Blog

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Welcome to My First Blog Today is ‘Culture Day’ in Georgetown and I was one of 12 authors invited to read a portion of my book. It was interesting to listen to the other authors and their works. My editor with her husband and my marketing manager attended along with some neighbours. All thought my presentation was very good. If you were there, let me know what you thought. So begins a new part of my life. Over the next weeks I will be ready to unveil my labour of love: I wrote Ashanti Sails South capturing the adventures my […]