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Around the World Single-Handed: The Cruise of the "Islander" (Dover Books on Travel, Adventure)

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Record of remarkable journey made between 1921 and 1925 by lone mariner in his 34-foot homemade boat. Lively narrative enhanced with 61 photographs tells of his circumnavigation of globe via Hawaii, Samoa, the New Hebrides and across the Indian Ocean to Africa and across the Atlantic to Panama and home.

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Fascinating firsthand narrative recounts author's circumnavigation of the globe in 34-foot sailboat he built himself. Tropical islands, natives, exotic ports, storms, near-shipwreck, many other adventures. 61 photographs.

Table of Contents

I. THE ISLANDER

II. A VOYAGLE TO HAWAII

III. OFF FOR THE SOUTH SEAS

IV. THE MARQUESAS ISLANDS

VI. THE PASSAGE THROUGH THE TUAMOTUS TO TAHITI AND THE SOCIETY ISLANDS

VI. SAMOA

VII. FIJI

VIII. NEW HEBRIDES

IX. NEW GUINEA

X. TORRES STRAIR

XI. INDIAN OCEAN

XII. AFRICA

XIII. ATLANTIC OCEAN

XIV. PANAMA AND HOME

Product Details

ISBN:
9780486259468
Author:
Pidgeon, Harry
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Geography
Subject:
Adventure
Subject:
Travel and travel guides
Subject:
Sailing
Subject:
Essays & Travelogues
Subject:
Sailing - Narratives
Subject:
Voyages around the world
Subject:
Ships & Shipbuilding - History
Subject:
Sailing, Single-handed
Subject:
Special Interest - Adventure
Subject:
Nautical-Sailing
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Dover Maritime
Series Volume:
no. 14
Publication Date:
20120431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
288
Dimensions:
8.5 x 5.38 in 0.63 lb

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Fascinating firsthand narrative recounts author's circumnavigation of the globe in 34-foot sailboat he built himself. Tropical islands, natives, exotic ports, storms, near-shipwreck, many other adventures. 61 photographs.

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