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Britannia--rowing alone across the Atlantic

Fairfax, John

Britannia--rowing alone across the Atlantic

the record of an adventure

by Fairfax, John

  • 90 Want to read
  • 5 Currently reading

Published by Easton Press in Norwalk, Conn .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Atlantic Ocean.
    • Subjects:
    • Britannia (Rowboat),
    • Rowing.,
    • Atlantic Ocean.

    • Edition Notes

      Originally published: London : Kimber, 1972.

      Statementby John Fairfax.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsG530 .F13 1988
      The Physical Object
      Pagination221 p., [16] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages221
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1944377M
      LC Control Number90167077

      Alone Across The Atlantic book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. On June 1, , Gerry pointed the bow of his tiny boat east and /5(1). Just Keep Rowing is a self-empowerment book written by Katie and co-author, Mark Bowles, with 70 life lessons that parallel the number of days Katie spent alone at sea rowing across the Atlantic Ocean. The book is a personal conversation between you and Katie. During her journey she learned many vital life lessons from the Atlantic.

        Alone Across The Atlantic book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. A brave man in a small boat alone on a big sea. Vintage Chichest 4/5(9).   As for source material, Fairfax wrote two books about his maritime exploits — "Britannia: Rowing Alone Across the Atlantic” and “Oars Across the Pacific" — that should quickly rise to the.

        Sea Change: Alone across the Atlantic in a Wooden Boat, written by Peter Nichols in is a personal narrative about a man’s connection with the sea after a difficult marriage. What drew my eyes towards this book was that it was a story about wooden boats. Wooden boats, to me, is a thing of beauty and function/5(28).   Those who attend the celebratory event will be able to see the original transcript and have the opportunity to purchase the two books authored by the lone sailor: Britannia: Rowing Alone Across the Atlantic and Oars Across the Pacific. The books recount the perilous tale of his travels. From the violent storms and large ships in the night to an.


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Start by marking “Britannia: Rowing Alone Across the Atlantic” as Want to Read: I wound up reading this book after I read the sequel, Oars Across the Pacific. I liked this one better, if only because John knew more about his subject matter and thus was able to explain more about the whats, whys and hows of his trip in detail.

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