More Yachting Yarns from South Australia: The tales and history of 10 extraordinary South Australian yachts by Judith Roinich

More Yachting Yarns from South Australia: The tales and history of 10 extraordinary South…

byJudith Roinich

Kobo ebook | July 22, 2012

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MORE YACHTING YARNS is great news for South Australians and lovers of all things nautical.  This captivating book with its fascinating sea and river stories is a must for anyone with yachting or maritime interests.  It traces the history of 10 South Australian sailing vessels from construction through their life journey and is interspersed with humorous anecdotes.

To promote the remarkable achievements of South Australian sailors, author Judith Roinich has researched the sailing careers of a variety of local sailing craft and unveiled extraordinary tales of courage, skill and endurance.

The book features a daring ocean crossing in a small yacht, South Australia's first commercial refrigerated fishing / sailing vessel, liveaboard 38ft yacht, a racing sloop's survival in the 1998 Bass Strait "bomb", Holdfast Shores unique dolphin swim charters, Bali surf charter boat, 1903 historic "human torpedo" mothership, a river ketch's re-enactment of Capt Sturt's voyage, the 1966 world 505 champion and South Australia's 2003 J24 State champion:

  • Helsal II
  • Temptation
  • Bass Voyager
  • Sandpiper
  • Reserection
  • Mary Ann Simms
  • Shearwater II
  • Hecla
  • Obsidienne
  • Black Bottle

 

 

Title:More Yachting Yarns from South Australia: The tales and history of 10 extraordinary South…Format:Kobo ebookPublished:July 22, 2012Publisher:Judith RoinichLanguage:English

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ISBN:9990005755559

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