By William Longyard

ISBN-10: 0071413065

ISBN-13: 9780071413060

ISBN-10: 0071440291

ISBN-13: 9780071440295

"A gripping compendium of noteworthy small-boat voyages revamped the centuries."

--John Harland, writer of Seamanship within the Age of Sail

A Speck at the Sea chronicles the best ocean voyages tried within the littlest boats. those feats include:

  • Diego Mendez's voyage to rescue Columbus
  • William Okeley's break out from slavery in a folding rowboat
  • Ernest Shackleton's death-cheating journeys
  • And more

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