A Speck on the Sea

by William Longyard

Paperback, 2004

Status

Available

Call number

910.4

Collection

Publication

International Marine/Ragged Mountain Press (2004), Edition: 1, 384 pages

Description

"A gripping compendium of noteworthy small-boat voyages made over the centuries." --John Harland, author of Seamanship in the Age of Sail A Speck on the Sea chronicles the greatest ocean voyages attempted in the littlest boats. These feats include: Diego Mendez's voyage to rescue Columbus William Okeley's escape from slavery in a folding rowboat Ernest Shackleton's death-cheating journeys And more

Language

Original language

English

Physical description

384 p.; 8.9 inches

ISBN

9780071440295

UPC

639785803232

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