Treacherous waters: stories of sailors in the clutch of the sea

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International Marine/McGraw-Hill, Jun 3, 2003 - Science - 352 pages
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Stories of Sailors in the Clutch of the SeaEdited by Tom Lochhaas Treacherous Waters is a collection of riveting, real life stories of adventure, loss, and survival at sea.

Garnered from among the best writing about sailing and the sea from the past 40 years, it transports readers to remote polar waters, lee shores, forbidding capes, and into the hearts of tempests. Here is triumph, disaster, love, courage, guilt, rescue, and death as captured by Webb Chiles (The Open Boat), Rob Mundle (Fatal Storm), Jim Carrier (The Ship and the Storm), Gordon Chaplin (Dark Wind), Tami Oldham Ashcroft (Red Sky in Mourning), and 15 others.

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User Review  - Melody Eads - Goodreads

Good book, but reading little snippets from a bunch of different books left me wanting to know what else happened or how it ended. Read full review

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User Review  - Marsha - Goodreads

A compilation of true stories of people who confront nature sailing the seas. Truly amazing stories of survival, tragedy, and adventure. Makes one marvel at the strength of the human spirit. I love reading sailing stories and this compilation didn't disappoint me. Read full review


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Tom Lochhaas is a book editor and the author of short stories, critical essays, and boating articles. He is also the editor of Intrepid Voyagers: Stories of the World's Most Adventurous Sailors, the companion volume to Treacherous Waters. A lifelong student of sailing literature, he is preparing for his own transatlantic voyage.

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