Voyage of the Liberdade

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BoD – Books on Demand, 2009 - 96 pàgines
Captain Joshua Slocum was the first to sail around the world alone without any stopover- The Voyage with Liberdade was a sensation when first published in 1890. Still one of the best books about bluewater sailing.
 

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LibraryThing Review

Revisió d'Usuari  - lorax - LibraryThing

There's a reason this book isn't as well-known as Slocum's excellent Sailing Alone around the World; it just isn't as interesting. After being shipwrecked in Brazil, Slocum builds what he calls a ... Llegeix la ressenya completa

LibraryThing Review

Revisió d'Usuari  - lorax - LibraryThing

There's a reason this book isn't as well-known as Slocum's excellent Sailing Alone around the World; it just isn't as interesting. After being shipwrecked in Brazil, Slocum builds what he calls a ... Llegeix la ressenya completa

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The ship The crew A hurricane Cape Verde Islands Frio A pampeiro
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Montevideo Beggars Antonina for maté Antonina to Buenos Aires The bombelia
6
Salvage of a cargo of wine Sailors happy Cholera in the Argentine Death in the land Dutch Harry Pete the Greek Noted crimps Boat lost Sail for...
8
Ilha Grande decree Return to Rosario Waiting opening of the Brazilian ports Scarcity of sailors Buccaneers turned pilots Sail down the river Arriv...
14
At Rio Sail for Antonina with mixed cargo A pampeiro Ship on beamends Cargo still more mixed Topgallantmasts carried away Arrive safely at ...
19
Mutiny Attempt at robbery and murder Four against one Two go down before a rifle Order restored
21
Join the bark at Montevideo A good crew Smallpox breaks out Bear up for Maldonado and Flores No aid Death of sailors To Montevideo in distr...
26
A new crew Sail for Antonina Load timber Native canoes Loss of the Aquidneck
33
The building of the Liberdade
37
Across the bar The run to Santos Tow to Rio by the steamship At Rio
45
Sail from Rio Anchor at Cape Frio Encounter with a whale Sunken treasure The schoolmaster The merchant The good people at the village A pl...
49
Sail from Frio Round Cape St Thome High seas and swift currents In the trades Dangerous reefs Run into harbour unawares on a dark and stormy...
53
At Bahia Meditations on the discoverers The Caribbees
57
Bahia to Pernambuco The meeting of the Finance at sea At Pernambuco Round Cape St Roque A gale Breakers The stretch to Barbadoes Flyingfi...
60
At Barbadoes Mayaguez Crossing the Bahama Banks The Gulf Stream Arrival on the coast of South Carolina
68
Ocean Currents Visit to South Santee At the Typee River Quarantined South Port and Wilmington NC Inland sailing to Beaufort Norfolk and Was...
77

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