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A Speck on the Sea

Epic Voyages in the Most Improbable Vessels

by William Longyard

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Published by International Marine/Ragged Mountain Press .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages375
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7299744M
ISBN 100071413065
ISBN 109780071413060
OCLC/WorldCa51968994


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For the purpose of this book a 'small boat' (a.k.a. microboat) is defined by the author as one that is less than roughly twenty feet in length and is pushed to the extremes of its design limitations to complete a journey that spans great distances, often oceans.

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