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20%OFFJoshua Slocum - Sailing Alone Around the World (Stanfords Travel Classics) - 9781909612600 - V9781909612600
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Sailing Alone Around the World (Stanfords Travel Classics)

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Description for Sailing Alone Around the World (Stanfords Travel Classics) Paperback. Joshsua Slocum spent a lifetime at sea. He ran away from his Nova Scotia home at the age of 14 and for the next 35 years he sailed the world holding every shipboard rank. Series: Stanfords Travel Classics. Num Pages: 170 pages. BIC Classification: 3JH; WSSN3; WTLC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 200 x 130 x 16. Weight in Grams: 194.
Joshsua Slocum spent a lifetime at sea. He ran away from his Nova Scotia home at the age of 14 and for the next 35 years he sailed the world holding every shipboard rank. When a ship under his command was wrecked on the coast of Brazil in 1887, it seemed that his maritime career had ended in disgrace. Not one for retiring to earthly pastures, Slocum rebuilt a hundred- year-old sloop and set off for Boston in 1895 on the first single-handed circumnavigation of the globe. For more than three years Slocum battled stormy seas, attacks from raiders and ... Read more

Product Details

Publisher
John Beaufoy Publishing Ltd
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Series
Stanfords Travel Classics
Condition
New
Weight
193g
Number of Pages
170
Place of Publication
Oxford, United Kingdom
ISBN
9781909612600
SKU
V9781909612600
Shipping Time
Usually ships in 4 to 8 working days
Ref
99-1

About Joshua Slocum
Captain Joshua Slocum was a seaman and adventurer, a noted writer, and the first man to sail single-handedly around the world.He tells his story in [i]Sailing Alone Around the World[/i]. He disappeared in November 1909 while aboard his boat, the Spray.

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