Category Archives: Other Publications by the author

An amazing true story of the author’s mother and her cousin, by the same name, Rennie de Vries. The main character ends up in German concentration camps for her activities in 2nd World War resistance and the story follows her cousin as a member of the the NAZI party. Details can be found at the book’s web site: . The Dutch version at:

Articles written by Jack van Ommen appear regularly in American and Dutch cruising and traditional sailing publications, like Cruising World, Blue Water Sailing Magazine, Latitude 38, 48° North Sailing Magazine and Wooden Boat Magazine. Dutch publications: Spiegel der Zeilvaart and Zeilen.

February 23rd. The official launch of “SoloMan”

This is the very first blog. I invite anyone to follow me here and make any comments. I will be particularly interested in reactions and any suggestions and corrections are always appreciated

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