is a Scillonian by birth, was brought up by the sea in
North Norfolk, and keeps his boat near the family bothy in Tighnabruaich. He has written many nautical thrillers, large numbers of columns and stories for newspapers and magazines at home and abroad, and is the editor and founder of the Marine Quarterly (www. marinequarterly.com), which has been described by Tom Cunliffe as ‘the thinking sailor’s sea journal’. He has recently hauled back from the jaws of dereliction a heavy Deep Seadog ketch, in which he cruises the west coast of Scotland and anywhere else that rises from the horizon.
For more about Sam’s work, visit www.samllewellyn.com