Before the Wind : True Stories About Sailing

By: DAVID GOWDEY

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Words of wisdom, humor, practical advice, and ripping yarns.

Twenty-five selections from some of the world's most famous authors and sailors.

Read about: Joshua Slocum, the first man to sail around the world alone Richard Henry Dana's extraordinary account of beginning a sailor's life Ted Turner's racing strategy Clare Francis on her transatlantic solo race Robert Louis Stevenson's emigrant passage of North America Jack London sailing in Polynesia

Plus portraits of: Dennis Conner Thomas Lipton Jacques Cousteau Ernest Shackleton The great schooner "Bluenose" and more

Title: Before the Wind : True Stories About Sailing

Author Name: DAVID GOWDEY

Categories: Nautical SC,

Publisher: McGraw-Hill: March 1994

ISBN Number: 0070237565

ISBN Number 13: 9780070237568

Binding: Trade Paperback

Book Condition: Used - Acceptable

Seller ID: 10000000104777

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