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

By Dominick Jones

ISBN-10: 0786475803

ISBN-13: 9780786475803

the genuine tale of the way a kinfolk introduced a wood shipment send again into the age of sail. Cecilia obtained the 1st send, a Thames barge, for relatives vacations—there have been six teenagers. Dominick acquired the successor, a Baltic dealer, after which came upon this may be his profession. 20 years elapsed among the 1st days of the barge and the final day of the Baltic. From understanding almost not anything approximately crusing ships, the writer strains attending to grips with the issues of constructing sails on board, skipping among sandbanks, dragging anchor, wasting a mast, crossing the Atlantic, solving self-steering, heading off hurricanes, hauling out for maintenance, 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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