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Sailing Alone Around the World

Joshua Slocum

Publisher: Adlard Coles

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Summary

Joshua Slocum's epic solo voyage around the world in 1895 in the 37 foot sloop Spray stands  as one of the greatest sea adventures of all time. It remains one of  the major feats of singlehanded voyaging, and has since been the  inspiration for the many who have gone to sea in small boats. 
 
Starting from Boston in 1895, by the time he dropped anchor in Newport,  Rhode Island over three years after his journey began, he had cruised  some 46,000 miles entirely by sail and entirely alone. Slocum's account of his  voyage is a classic of sailing literature,  acclaimed as an unequalled masterpiece of vital yet disciplined prose.  It will be welcomed by admirers of his legendary achievement.

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