New PDF release: A SPECK ON THE SEA: Epic Voyages in the Most Improbable

By William 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 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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