Amazing Sailing Stories: True Adventures from the High Seas
A collection of gripping stories—both ancient and modern—of thrilling adventures at sea
Tales of adventures on the high seas captivate both sailors and those who stand on the shore and gaze out across the oceans. In this original collection of sea stories, edited by veteran writer Dick Durham, the gamut of human experience is mirrored in a world of tragic shipwrecks and sea monsters, epic races and brave rescues, tall ships and tiny dinghies.
Written in the author's inimitable powerful and poetic style, Amazing Sailing Stories brings the incredible, frightening, and whimsical—from worlds ancient and modern—to life.
• A collection of stories ideal for the armchair enthusiast and active sailor alike
The perfect gift for lovers of sea yarns or the sea, Amazing Sailing Stories is certain to entertain readers for years to come.
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Review: Amazing Sailing Stories: True Adventures from the High SeasUser Review - Goodreads
I'm not a big fan of short stories and this didn't do much to change my mind, except for the most part, theses are true and the courage or recklessness involved is somewhat admirable.
Review: Amazing Sailing Stories: True Adventures from the High SeasUser Review - Annie Harrison - Goodreads
This is an engrossing and well-written book, categorised with various sections of Survival, Calm, Storm, Human Error, Adventure, Tragedy, Rescue and Deliverance. It recounts stories from Captain Bligh ... Read full review
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