All at Sea: Twenty Years at the Helm of Tall Ships by Dominick Jones PDF

By Dominick Jones

ISBN-10: 0786475803

ISBN-13: 9780786475803

the real tale of the way a relatives introduced a wood shipment send again into the age of sail. Cecilia received the 1st send, a Thames barge, for kin vacations—there have been six childrens. Dominick received the successor, a Baltic dealer, after which discovered this might be his profession. 20 years elapsed among the 1st days of the barge and the final day of the Baltic. From figuring out almost not anything approximately crusing ships, the writer lines attending to grips with the issues of creating sails on board, skipping among sandbanks, dragging anchor, wasting a mast, crossing the Atlantic, solving self-steering, fending off hurricanes, hauling out for upkeep, and his significant preoccupation: failing to sink. For thirteen years, the writer had no different domestic, and for part that interval by no means spent an evening ashore.

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