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  • ISBN: 9780070237568
  • ISBN10: 0070237565

Before the Wind True Stories About Sailing

by David Gowdey

  • List Price: $19.00
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Edition: 1
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill
  • Publish date: 03/01/1994
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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 aloneRichard Henry Dana's extraordinary account of beginning a sailor's lifeTed Turner's racing strategyClare Francis on her transatlantic solo raceRobert Louis Stevenson's emigrant passage of North AmericaJack London sailing in Polynesia

Plus portraits of:

Dennis ConnerThomas LiptonJacques CousteauErnest ShackletonThe great schooner "Bluenoseand more

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