The Yoga of Sailing is the first autobiographical novel in the Anchors in An Open Sea trilogy.

Join the four crew on their first serious voyage through gale-force winds and treacherous reefs, on a 35ft ketch.

An intimate look at three generations in one family through the eyes of a mother and daughter. – After The Novel

The Yoga of Sailing brings alive the land and ocean. From mystical experiences to onboard romance, Alice navigates a life of rich contrasts and at time tumultuous passion and confusion.

What drives the desire for spiritual experiences? What is the spiritual journey? And what do we mean by freedom? –

01-d12-noumea-12-banner-800pxExperience the delight of sailing offshore from New Zealand to Fiji with its dangerous and fragile coral reefs, and the crew tumbling from exhilaration to exhaustion!

Life presented itself in full, in the immediate physicality of sailing through the huge seas. We were tired and ill and yet needed to man the night watch despite any frailty. – Alice’s Journal

The Anchors in An Open Sea trilogy is packed full of sailing adventures and romance, never far from the search for meaning and love. Alice explores life in the Pacific islands – sailing, cycling and backpacking – to find her answers.