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A Gipsy of the Horn - Life in a Deep-Sea Sailing Ship

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Published by Pomona Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Classic fiction,
  • Classics,
  • Fiction / Classics,
  • Fiction,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • Literature: Classics

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages256
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11680829M
    ISBN 101406794104
    ISBN 109781406794106

    Sailing All Seas in the Idle Hour - Dwight Long Around the World Single-Handed - Harry Pidgeon From Three Yachts: A Cruiser's Outlook - Conor O'Brien The £ Millionaire - Weston Martyr The Falcon on the Baltic - E. F. Knight Thames to Tahiti - Sidney Coe Howard A Gipsy of the Horn - Rex Clements On Sailing the Sea. The resulting book, The Cruise of the Falcon (), was so successful that Knight took up writing about his adventures as a profession. Two decades later the genre reached America in an improbable way, through the journalistic ventures of an experienced sailing-ship . Early history. Alan John Villiers was the second son of Australian poet and union leader Leon Joseph Villiers. The young Villiers grew up on the docks watching the merchant ships come in and out of the Port of Melbourne and longed for the day on which he too could sail out to sea.. Leaving home at the age of 15, he joined the barque Rothesay Bay as an : Alan John Villiers, 23 September , . The Way of A Ship A Square-rigger Voyage in the Last Days of Sail (Book): Lundy, Derek: Based partly on the experiences of his great great uncle, an Irish sailor, Derek Lundy recreates the voyage of a merchant sailing ship -- the Beara Head -- around Cape Horn in the s. The Way of a Ship is at once a white-knuckle journey around the notorious "graveyard of ships" and a gorgeous evocation.


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A Gipsy of the Horn - Life in a Deep-Sea Sailing Ship [Rex Clements] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This vintage book offers a glimpse into the sea-faring lifestyle of times past with an authentic account of a life lived at sea. Retold with the lucidity and fondness that can only belong to one who has lived it and loved it.

Rex Clements is the author of A Gipsy of the Horn - Life in a Deep-Sea Sailing Ship ( avg rating, 1 rating, 0 reviews, published ), A Stately Sou Home My Books4/5(1).

Retold with the lucidity and fondness that can only belong to one who has lived it and loved it, "A Gipsy of the Horn - Life in a Deep-Sea Sailing Ship" is highly recommended for readers with an interest in the history and development of sailing.

A Gipsy of the Horn - Life in a Deep-Sea Sailing Ship book old books such as this are becoming increasingly scarce and : Paperback. Description: A Gipsy of the Horn - Life in a Deep-Sea Sailing Ship A true and spirited account of a phase of sea-life now passing, if not passed, fascinating.

A Gipsy of the Horn - Life in a Deep-Sea Sailing Ship (Paperback or Softback) Clements, Rex. One particularly good description is contained in the book Gipsy of the Horn, by Rex Clements, who arrived in Newcastle in in the ship Arethusa: The harbour was a wonderful sight by reason of the great number of deep-sea sailing-ships then in port.

A Gipsy of the Horn - Life in a Deep-Sea Sailing Ship. Book. Seller Inventory # BBS More information A Gipsy of the Horn - Life in a Deep-Sea Sailing Ship book this seller | Contact this seller Seller Image. Gipsy Moth Circles the World. When year-old Francis Chichester set sail on his solitary,eastward journey around the world in ,many believed he wouldn't return alive.

But when the old man returned in his foot ketch Gypsy Moth IV nine months later,he had made history's fastest circumnavigation/5. Considered one of the greatest adventurers of our time, Tilman has sailed and climbed in some A Gipsy of the Horn - Life in a Deep-Sea Sailing Ship book the world’s most remote and environments.

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Retold with the lucidity and fondness that can only belong to one who has lived it and Brand: Pomona Press. Here's day two through five of our Atlantic Ocean sail from Bermuda to Charleston.

Check out the sunsets, squalls and what it's like sailing in rough seas. And get a copy of my free guide, 'How to. The Gipsy, by the Author of 'Richelieu', ISBNISBNA Gipsy of the Horn - Life in a Deep-Sea Sailing Ship by Clements, Rex New, $ Free shipping. A book that looks new but has been read.

Cover has no visible wear, Seller Rating: % positive. For decades, Cape Horn was a major milestone on the clipper route, by which sailing ships carried trade around the world.

The waters around Cape Horn are particularly hazardous, owing to strong winds, large waves, strong currents and y: Chile.

This edited article about sailing first appeared in Look and Learn issue number published on 26 February Rounding the Horn There was nothing wrong with the Criccieth Castle as she rounded Cape Horn on July 14th, She was a full rigged sailing ship, classed A.1 at Lloyds, and her master, Captain Robert [ ].

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With a foreword by Basil Lubbock by Clements, Rex and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at I couldn’t help having a little nose around this morning as I found myself in Porto Santo Stefano.

The Spanish fort overlooks the old port and the picturesque bay where the cream of the Mediterranean classic scene flock once a year in June for the Argentario Sailing Week. In his book Gipsy Moth Circles the World, about his –67 solo circumnavigation, Sir Francis Charles Chichester describes his eagerness to tackle the challenge of single-handing the infamous “Horn”.

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Mar. 03, - Chichester Rounds The Horn: Pictures received in London today showing Sir Francis Chichester in Gipsy Moth IV rounding the Cape Horn last monday.

These pictures taken from the Royal Navy ice patrol ship Protector which went out to most Chichester. A well paced seafaring tale, Hell Around the Horn is set in the early 20th century when sailing ships were struggling to compete with steam.

Told from four different perspectives, the captain, his wife, an apprentice and a seaman, the book moves along nicely and manages to tell a gripping story without getting bogged down in sailing s: During95 clippers ships along with ten clipper barques sailed from northeastern ports around the Horn for San Francisco.

Seventeen of them made the passage in less than days and the race became known as "The Deep Sea Derby." This clipper took part in the Derby. days from Boston, Massachusetts. She was off Cape Horn for 10 days. Tango Around the Horn: The Wartime voyazge of America's Last Large Sailing Ship by Lawrence Barber A copy that has been read, but remains in excellent condition.

Pages are intact and are not marred by notes or highlighting, but may contain a neat previous owner name. The spine remains undamaged. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less.

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