Schaefer, Dave

Dave Schaefer is the author of two previous books: Sailing to Hemingway’s Cuba and Surefire Strategies for Growing Your Home-Based Business as well as being a contributor to several sailing magazines. He is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin School of Journalism and began his career as an award-winning journalist in Wisconsin and Vermont before working in corporate communications for IBM and launching his own public relations business. In the 1980s he was the on-camera host for the nationally syndicated “Joy of Gardening” television series. He sailed his 32-foot boat Dream Weaver from Lake Champlain to Havana and the Bahamas while freelance writing. He was SCUBA certified in Roatan, Honduras, and his interests include gardening, travel, photography and exploring the natural world. He lives in Shelburne, Vermont