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By William H. Longyard

A gripping compendium of noteworthy small-boat voyages remodeled 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 Mendezs voyage to rescue Columbus
• William Okeley's get away from slavery in a folding rowboat
• Ernest Shackleton's death-cheating journeys
• And extra.

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