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Joshua Slocum - Sailing Alone Around the World - 9781472921918 - V9781472921918
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Sailing Alone Around the World

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Description for Sailing Alone Around the World Paperback. Arguably the original sailing classic, this beautifully produced edition includes new maps and a foreword by a high-profile sailor. Series: Adlard Coles Maritime Classics. Num Pages: 304 pages, New maps and classic black and white line drawings. BIC Classification: 3JH; HBTM; WSSN3; WTLC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 200 x 130 x 21. Weight in Grams: 252.
Joshua Slocum's epic solo voyage around the world in 1895 in the 37 foot sloop Spray stands as one of the greatest sea adventures of all time. It remains one of the major feats of singlehanded voyaging, and has since been the inspiration for the many who have gone to sea in small boats. Starting from Boston in 1895, by the time he dropped anchor in Newport, Rhode Island over three years after his journey began, he had cruised some 46,000 miles entirely by sail and entirely alone. Slocum's account of his ... Read more

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Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
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Adlard Coles Maritime Classics
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London, United Kingdom
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About Joshua Slocum
Joshua Slocum became a legend by being the first person to sail around the globe alone in 1895 in a 37-foot sloop, Spray, that he rebuilt himself from a derelict oyster sloop. He is possibly the best known single-handed sailor ever to have lived. Dame Ellen MacArthur was the youngest person ever to complete the Vendee Globe, and in 2005 ... Read more

Reviews for Sailing Alone Around the World
Yes, Slocum's journey was 'epic' but it was also eccentric, unlikely and his unsurpassable action elegiac...The unaffected and quirky intimacy with which he writes will never be matched. You cannot do what he did any more.
Matthew Parris
Boys who do not like this book ought to be drowned at once.
Arthur Ransome
One of the ... Read more

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