HOWB 155 – Interview | Herb & Nancy Payson: 20 Years of Blue Water Cruising and the Republishing of Their Book “Blown Away”

by admin on January 8, 2015

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Today’s podcast is an interview I did recently with a delightful couple – Herb and Nancy Payson of Port Townsend, WA.

Herb and Nancy read a book titled “A New Way of Life” by Samson in the 70’s. The book suggests addressing the problems of urban life by sailing around the world on a sailboat. Herb proposed to Nancy that they buy a boat and start cruising (with their kids) – and the rest is history, as they say.

Herb has written several books and his 35 year old title “Blown Away” has been republished by Lin Pardey and was re-released in December 2014. Here is the link to Blown Away

Click on the green player button below to listen to the full interview with Herb & Nancy.

Pics to enjoy:

The Payson's much beloved home for many years - Sea Foam.

The Payson’s much beloved home for many years – Sea Foam.

Sea Foam at anchor.

Sea Foam at anchor.

Sea Foam at Anchor

Thanks for doing the interview Herb and Nancy.  I wish you the best with all your future wooden boat endeavors!

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