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A Speck on the Sea : Epic Voyages in the Most Improbable Vessels
by William H. Longyard


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"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.  Read more...


 
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Overview

"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

 
Details
  • ISBN-13: 9780071440295
  • ISBN-10: 0071440291
  • Publisher: International Marine Publishing
  • Publish Date: August 2004
  • Page Count: 375
  • Dimensions: 9.04 x 6 x 0.98 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.15 pounds


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