The Transylvania Times -

By Matt McGregor
Staff Writer 

Trip Included Pirates, Swimming With Whales – Brevard NC

 

February 27, 2017

One stop-off point for the couple was Egypt.Courtesy photos)

Chuck and Lynn Evans were in Cannes, France, walking along a pier looking at boats when they decided that someday they would sail around the world.

It was 1973. Chuck was in the Navy, and Lynn had been traveling Europe, meeting Chuck when he came to port.

As a child, Lynn painted pictures of sailboats, and Chuck had made sailboat models.

It wasn't until 2004, when Chuck retired and turned 57 and Lynn was 60, that they decided it was time.

Lynn said she told Chuck, 'It's now or never.'

So, that's what they did.

Chuck, now 70, and Lynn, now 73, sold their house in Augusta, Ga., wher...



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