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Two sailors and their voyage around cape Horn [by] Warwick M. Tompkins. by Warwick M. Tompkins

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Published by Viking Press in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Cape Horn (Chile)

Subjects:

  • Wander Bird (Schooner),
  • Yachts and yachting,
  • Cape Horn (Chile)

Book details:

Classifications
LC ClassificationsG463 .T63
The Physical Object
Pagination192 p.
Number of Pages192
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6394150M
LC Control Number39028955
OCLC/WorldCa5248631

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Warwick M. Tompkins has written: 'Two sailors and their voyage around cape Horn [by] Warwick M. Tompkins' Asked in Colonial America Dutch explorers settled in an area known as? Two Sailors and Their Voyage Around Cape Horn. Tompkins, Warwick M. Published by The Viking Press, New Two Sailors and their Voyage round Cape Horn. Warwick ns yacht: WANDER BIRD. She was filthy and stripped of all moveable gear. She was a North Sea Pilot Schooner and she was their vision. Warwick Tompkins - Adobe Slate. Seller. Charles Davis was one of the world's leading maritime model builders. During the first half of the last century, he was also acclaimed as an artist, historian, and author. This is his recollection of one of his first adventures at sea: sailing out of New York in on a voyage around Cape Horn, aboard the bark James A. Wright. Two Against Cape Horn book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Two Against Cape Horn book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Start by marking “Two Against Cape Horn: A Tale of High Adventure at Sea in One of the Least Known Parts Of..” as Want to Read: Trivia About Two Against Cape /5(26).

In , a young Dartmouth student named William Stark left his study-abroad program in Zurich for a berth as an Ordinary Seaman on a Finnish windjammer that would ca sacks of bar miles in days from Australia to Europe, around Cape Horn. This is Stark’s engrossing memoir of the end of a long tradition of young men going to sea in the Great Age of Sail, and the final.   After sailing the schooner on the US East Coast, including making several transatlantic passages, Tomkins decided to sail Wander Bird to San Francisco, around Cape Horn in The short video below documents the remarkable passage, which included Tompkins’ two children, Ann, age 6, and Warwick Jr. (nicknamed Commoridre), age 4, as crew. Westward Passage Around Cape Horn Planned By Tompkins in the Schooner "Wander Bird" Atlantic Sailing Record For Sailing Ships Under Feet Held By .   Highly recommended for anyone who loves the sea or sailing. I came across this book by chance and got totally caught up in Stark's adventure. I vividly remember approaching Cape Horn some years ago in a small modern cruise ship and circling for hours so that a crew member could tender ashore to get a certificate/memento for the passengers/5.