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

By Dominick Jones

the genuine tale of the way a family members introduced a wood shipment send again into the age of sail. Cecilia got the 1st send, a Thames barge, for family members vacations—there have been six youngsters. Dominick got the successor, a Baltic dealer, after which discovered this could be his occupation. 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 lines 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, 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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