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Join us (vicariously) as we circle the planet, and then transform 104 daily posts into a full-color treasure book.
Join us (vicariously) as we circle the planet, and then transform 104 daily posts into a full-color treasure book.
153 backers pledged $10,504 to help bring this project to life.

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    Receive our thanks via email and "Backer" credit on the voyage web site. (All pledge levels also get access to Backer-only updates on Kickstarter.)

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    Sponsor the Bandwidth. Get Contributor access and "Bandwidth Backer" credit on the voyage web site. Site access allows comment posting and emailed event alerts, activity links and other exclusive audio & video content.

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    Get a message in a bottle. An exclusive post card sent from the ship. Mailings will be spread across all 104 days. Each card will include a hand-written note and the ship's noon position, plus Contributor access and "Card Club" credit on the web site.

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    e-Book Backer. A copy of the 104+ page trip Journal in e-Book format. Name, 'handle' or email in Special Thanks section of the Journal. Contributor access and "Journaler" credit on the web site.

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    The Logbook. A copy of the printed 104+ page trip Journal. Name, 'handle' or email in Special Thanks section of the Journal. Contributor access and "Journaler" credit on the web site. Shipping to USA included, international add $10.

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    Sponsor one page. A personally inscribed, signed and numbered copy of the 104-page trip Journal. Your name and short tasteful note ('tweet') in the Expeditionaire Appendix section of the published Journal. An exclusive postcard mailed on your day. Contributor access and "Expeditionaire" credit on the web site. Shipping to USA included, international add $10.

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    West By Sea in hardcover. Your name and short tasteful note ('tweet') in the Expeditionaire Appendix section of the published Journal. An exclusive postcard mailed from the port of your choice. Contributor access and "Wanderer" credit on the web site. Shipping to USA included, international add $10.

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    For the real "Adventurer". Framable 11"x17" (compare to 'line crossing') backer certificate with foil embossed medallion, hand calligraphed by Michelle with your name. West By Sea in paperback, eBook, postcard from port of your choice, Contributor access and 'Adventurer' credit in the book/website. Shipping to USA included, international add $10.

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    Pledge $120 or more About $120

    Join in the fun! Send us your small (G rated, non-sentimental, nominal value) artifact. We will email you photos of your artifact at sites around the world. Photos may be featured & credited to you on the site and in the Journal (with your permission). Contributor access and "Voyager" credit on the web site. Return of your artifact, a Post Card, e-Book and a numbered/inscribed copy of the Journal included.

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    'Segment Hopper'. A phone or video chat with us (English language) before and after the trip. Adventurer 11"x17" certificate, five post cards (one per segment), West By Sea in paperback, eBook, Contributor access and 'Segmenter' credit in the book/web site.

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    Pledge $180 or more About $180

    Sponsor the binding, front or back end paper, front or back cover of the book. A copy of West By Sea in both hardcover and paperback. A phone or video chat with us (English language) before and after the trip. Adventurer 11"x17" certificate, five post cards (one per segment), eBook, Contributor access and prominent 'Bookbinder' credit in the book/web site.

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    Pledge $360 or more About $360

    Segment Sponsor. The voyage is split into five segments. I will feature your company, logo and/or service prominently in posts, audio and video during one segment. Contributor and "Segment Sponsor" credit in the Journal and on the web site. Includes one short printed message and (if desired) 5 signed Journals.

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    Site Visit (USA only). After the voyage I'll come to you and deliver a 4 hour leadership seminar for your audience of up to 50 people. I'll bring 10 signed copies of the Journal for your use. You'll get immediately useful lessons from the trip and my extensive experience with Expeditionary Strategy, Tactics, & Leadership. (Alaska & Hawaii sites add $400 to cover additional travel cost)

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