Eleanor A. Gobrecht

Professor, Adventurer, Storyteller

Free Entertainment Speaker in Phoenix

  • Living Afloat

    TOPIC CATEGORY: Entertainment

    Ever dream of leaving it all behind to cruise Tahiti in your own yacht? My partner Suzanne and I, both University Profs in our early 40’s, did just that on our 30-ft sloop-rigged sailboat, accompanied only by my Siamese cat and my partner’s poodle. Our three voyages during the 70’s took us over 21,000 miles—as far south as the Galapagos, as far west as New Zealand, and as far north as Papua New Guinea—and let us call on dozens of islands in between. Enjoy with me the landfalls, the close calls, the new cultures, and the ever-changing beauty of the ocean. What lessons we learned! MORE >

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