A Speck on the Sea: Epic Voyages in the Most Improbable Vessels

William H. Longyard

A gripping compendium of noteworthy small-boat voyages made over the centuries." --John Harland, author of Seamanship in the Age of Sail

A Speck on the Sea chronicles the greatest ocean voyages attempted in the littlest boats. These feats include:
• Diego Mendezs voyage to rescue Columbus
• William Okeley's escape from slavery in a folding rowboat
• Ernest Shackleton's death-cheating journeys
• And more.

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