D'Arcy O'Connor, a former feature writer for The Wall Street Journal, is a round-the-world sailor and a continuing freelancer and documentary film-maker. Apart from the Journal, he has contributed to publications such as People, National Geographic, and Yachting magazines. He now lives in Montreal.
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