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ISBN:
0486400220
ISBN13:
978-0486400228
Author:
Joshua Slocum
Publisher:
Dover Publications; Unabridged edition (January 27, 1998)
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144 pages
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Joshua Slocum is widely known for his Sailing Around the World Alone, the story of his solo circumnavigation. The Voyage of the Liberdade, his first book, is equally compelling

Joshua Slocum is widely known for his Sailing Around the World Alone, the story of his solo circumnavigation. The Voyage of the Liberdade, his first book, is equally compelling. In it he recounts his journey to Brazil and back - he sailed down on the Aquidneck, his own ship, and returned on the Liberdade, which he built there. What happened? Slocum describes sailing from port to port in Brazil, trying to take in and deliver enough cargo on the Aquidneck to make her voyage profitable. Through a series of mishaps he is saddled with a crew which turns out to be composed of brigands, not sailors

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Joshua Slocum (February 20, 1844 – on or shortly after November 14, 1909) was a Canadian-American seaman and adventurer, a noted writer, and the first man to sail single-handedly around the world. 1900 he told the story of this in Sailing Alone Around the World. He disappeared in November 1909 while aboard his boat, the Spray. Joshua Slocum was born on 20 February 1844 in Mount Hanley, Annapolis County, Nova Scotia (officially recorded as Wilmot Station), a community on the North Mountain within sight of the Bay of Fundy.

Voyage of the Liberdade. Robinson & Stephenson, 1890. Book digitized by Google from the library of Harvard University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb. Book from the collections of. Harvard University. Captain Joshua Slocum. Course of the Liberdade from Paranagua to Barbadoes 69. GREETING. This literary craft of mine, in its native model and rig, goes out laden with the facts of the strange happenings on a home afloat. Robinson & Stephenson Boston 1890. Her constructor, a sailor for many years, could have put a whole cargo of salt, so to speak, in the little packet; but would not so wantonly intrude on this domain of longshore navigators. Could the author and constructor but box haul, club haul, tops'l haul, and catharpin like the briny sailors of the strand, ah me! and hope to be forgiven!

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Find sources: "Joshua Slocum" – news · newspapers · books · scholar · JSTOR (August 2010) (Learn how and when to remove this template message). From The Century Magazine, Sept. Despite the loss of the Aquidneck and the privations of his family's voyage in the self-built Liberdade, Slocum retained a fondness for Brazil. Slocum wrote: "My voyage home from Brazil in the canoe Liberdade, with my family for crew and companions, some years ago, although a much longer voyage was not of the same irksome nature".

Voyage of the Liberdade - Joshua Slocum. Course of the Liberdade from Paranagua to Barbadoes. Project Gutenberg's Voyage of the Liberdade, by Captain Joshua Slocum. This eBook is for the use of anyone anywhere at no cost and with. almost no restrictions whatsoever.

His first book describing his adventures at sea, Voyage of the Liberdade follows the early adventures on the high seas of American sailor JOSHUA SLOCUM (1844-1909), who would later become the first man to sail alone around the world. First aboard the Aquidneck and then later the Liberdade and journeying from New York to Uruguay to Rio, Slocum and his crew battle harsh weather, sickness, and murder as they ply their trade. This is a real-life adventure written by one of America's premier seamen will enthrall anyone interested in history, adventure, and sailing. ru 775. Похожие книги:. One fee. Stacks of books.

Great mariner's thrilling, first-hand account of the wreck of his ship off the coast of South America, the 35-foot "brave little craft" he built from the wreckage, and its remarkable, danger-fraught voyage home. A 19th-century maritime classic brimming with courage, ingenuity, and daring.
Reviews:
  • Der Bat
I thoroughly enjoyed this book. Slocum writes an engaging tale of a commercial voyage to Brazil that he made, as captain,with his wife and two children. You know from the beginning that the story does not end too badly because the main character (Slocum) lives to tell it. But, there are storms and shipwrecks, fevers and quarantines, mutinous crews and pettish port authorities, not too mention, a revolution Thorough it all, Slocum makes things go right. There are wonderful vignettes involving people they met along the way as well as pleasant descriptions of the ports at which they stopped. In the end, their young son hops from their "canoe," the Liberdade, to the pier in the Potomac Basin in Washington DC--the end of their voyage.
  • Ylal
I read both this book and his journey single-handed around the world. Amazing! The guy is a top notch seaman and handyman it seems; he also kills 2 men on this book. Lol. Even though he was an avid sailor, I found it curious that he did NOT know how to swim...attributed partly in this book by fear of sharks. I mean, really??? I love the writing style and annotations; full of insight for those new to sailing. I only dream one day to be able to sail off and explore the world. My sea skills somewhat lacking BUT knowing how to swim well, I recommend this book for those looking for a dose of adventure from their comfy living room. :)
  • Onath
Starting in 1944 I WAS a sailor! I read Joshua Slocum's "Sailing Alone Around the World."
For more than 20 years I was a professional sailing vessel captain, a very early member of the Virgin Island Yacht fleet. For a short time a fellow Captain in our group was Joshua's granddaughter Kitty Slocum. Imbued with a little of the family history, when I found Voyage of the Liberdade I HAD to read it. The language is archaic though thoroughly enjoyable. The story? I wish I could have been with them.
  • mIni-Like
I love Slocum! Of course I'd read his famous book about sailing alone around the world, and then discovered this book. What a great read! And I think it was best to read this one second.
  • Winasana
One of the best. This man wrote a book about sailing around the world alone and on his voyage read Robert Louis Stevenson. This is truly a story about bouncing back from an "L". Inspiring and well written.
  • Manemanu
Shipwrecked in Brazil, Joshua Slocum builds a boat that gets him and his family back to the US.
This is before he sails around the world, alone, in a small boat; thei first man to do so.
  • Ceck
No sniveling, whining,more complaining from this hearty sailor. Just hunker down and get the job done seeing the best and laughing at the worst. Every man who has ever served in our military in wartime would feel comfortable sharing a foxhole with this guy. He would make a heavy pack seem light and show you how to laugh at the weather.

Good read, good guy, good experience.
Thoughtful reading for someone who is interested in sailing for the first time and gives some forethought to what could happen on the open sea