Sailing's Strangest Moments: Extraordinary But True Stories From Over Nine Hundred Years of Sailing

Sailing's Strangest Moments: Extraordinary But True Stories From Over Nine Hundred Years of Sailing

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By (author) John Harding

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  • Publisher: Robson Books Ltd
  • Format: Paperback | 272 pages
  • Dimensions: 134mm x 212mm x 22mm | 340g
  • Publication date: 30 March 2005
  • Publication City/Country: London
  • ISBN 10: 1861057458
  • ISBN 13: 9781861057457
  • Edition: 2, Revised
  • Edition statement: 2nd Revised edition
  • Sales rank: 27,837

Product description

This fascinating collection of entertaining stories from the seven seas reveals unusual and bizarre sailing trips, vessels and characters, and recounts perilous journeys in freak weather, meetings with pirates and sea monsters, and other legendary tales.

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Author information

John Harding is a sports writer and an expert on the history of the Football Association. He has written extensively on boxing and football, and his book 'Living to Play' (1861055609), also by Robson, is a study of the development of the professional footballer over the past 125 years. He lives in London.

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Endlessly entertaining, these albums of mad miscellany abound with true tales of history's strangest characters and events--from potty potentates to dotty inventions. A mind-boggling excursion through the byways of the bizarre.