Before the Wind: True Stories About Sailing

By: David Gowdey

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Words of wisdom, humor, practical advice, and ripping yarns.

Twenty-five selections from some of the world's most famous authors and sailors.

Read about:

  • Joshua Slocum, the first man to sail around the world alone
  • Richard Henry Dana's extraordinary account of beginning a sailor's life
  • Ted Turner's racing strategy
  • Clare Francis on her transatlantic solo race
  • Robert Louis Stevenson's emigrant passage of North America
  • Jack London sailing in Polynesia

Plus portraits of:

  • Dennis Conner
  • Thomas Lipton
  • Jacques Cousteau
  • Ernest Shackleton
  • The great schooner Bluenose
  • and more

Title: Before the Wind: True Stories About Sailing

Author Name: David Gowdey

Categories: Adventure,

Publisher: International Marine/Ragged Mountain Press: February 1994

ISBN Number: 0070237565

ISBN Number 13: 9780070237568

Binding: Trade Paperback

Book Condition: Used - VeryGood

Seller ID: 263322