Other Publications by the author


This is the story of the author’s mother and her German cousin with the identical name, but their political ideas are total opposites. Rennie de Vries-van Ommen joins the Dutch resistance in the Second World War against the German occupation.  She is betrayed and ends up in three different SS concentration camps. The German cousin Rennie de Vries-Arendt joins the NAZI party. More details and how to order the book, can be found at www.TheMastmakersDaughters.us and the Dutch version at www.DeMastmakersdochters.nl 

The author is also a regular contributor to sailing publications in the United States like, Cruising World, Blue Water Sailing Magazine, Latitude 38, 48° North Sailing Magazine and Wooden Boat Magazine. And in Holland: “Zeilen” and Spiegel der Zeilvaart.


Front Page article about Botters, September 2012


Cover Page article “Groote Beer” July 2003


Shipwreck April 2014

Artikel Jan. 2010 Intra  Coastal Waterway

http://www.cometosea.us/albums/Intra Coastal Waterway.pdf