Sailing Alone Around the World

Sailing Alone Around the World (Paperback)

By Joshua Slocum 
Publisher: General Books
Edition: Paperback
Language: English
ISBN: 0217549292
EAN: 9780217549295
No. of Units: 1
No. of Pages: 118
Publish Date: 2010-1-28
Binding: Paperback
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Purchase of this book includes free trial access to www.million-books.com where you can read more than a million books for free. This is an OCR edition with typos. Excerpt from book: CHAPTER III to the American coast ? Off Sable Island in a tog?In the open sea?The man in the moon takes an interest in the voyage? The first fit of loneliness ? The Spray encounters La Vaguita?A bottle of wine from the Spaniard ? A bout of words with the captain of the Java ?The steamship Olympia spoken ? Arrival at the Azores. I NOW stowed all my goods securely, for the boisterous Atlantic was before me, and I sent the topmast down, knowing that the Spray would be the wholesomer with it on deck. Then I gave the lanyards a pull and hitched them afresh, and saw that the gammon was secure, also that the boat was lashed, for even in summer one may meet with bad weather in the crossing. In fact, many weeks of bad weather had prevailed. On July 1, however, after a rude gale, the wind came out nor'west and clear, propitious for a good run. On the following day, the head sea having gone down, I sailed from Yarmouth, and let go my last hold on America. The log of my first day on the Atlantic in the Spray reads briefly: 9:30 A. M. sailed from Yarmouth. 4:30 p. M. passed Cape Sable; distance, three cables from the land. The sloop making eight knots. Fresh breeze N. W. Before the sun went down I was taking my supperof strawberries and tea in smooth water under the lee of the east-coast land, along which the Spray was now leisurely skirting. At noon on July 3 Ironbound Island was abeam. The Spray was again at her best. A large schooner came out of Liverpool, Nova Scotia, this morning, steering eastward. The Spray put her hull down astern in five hours. At 6:45 p. M. I was in close under Chebucto Head light, near Halifax harbor. I set my flag and squared away, taking my departure from George's Island before dark to sail east of Sable Island. There are many beacon lights along th...
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Title: Sailing Alone Around the World
Publisher: General Books
Author: Joshua Slocum
Edition: Paperback
Language: English
ISBN: 0217549292
EAN: 9780217549295
No. of Units: 1
No. of Pages: 118
Publish Date: 2010-1-28
Binding: Paperback

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