The Long Way - Chapter 3 and 4 Summary & Analysis

Bernard Moitessier
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Chapter 3 and 4 Summary and Analysis

Chapter 3—Sunday at Trinidad

There is calm and the boat slows as it nears the small island of Trinidad, hundreds of miles off Brazil. Bernard steers the boat towards the island 90 miles south. There is some rough water, but he wants to meet a boat there and drop off film for the Sunday Times. Bernard sees Trinidad on Sept. 29th. The boat Joshua approaches the cliffs and beaches of the island. A sunken freighter appears to be used as a jetty to create a harbor, but no other boats are seen. Bernard climbs up the boat's mast and looks through his binoculars. It is Sunday at lunch hour and there is no activity visible onshore. Finally after an hour, people come out of their houses and see Bernard and his boat. Since Bernard is not going to land...

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