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Author Wilkins, Charles (Charles Everett)

Title Little ship of fools : 16 rowers, 1 improbable boat, 7 tumultuous weeks on the Atlantic / Charles Wilkins.

Publication Info. Vancouver ; Berkeley : Greystone Books, [2013]

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Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 1st Floor    797.123 WIL    Available
Description xiii, 305 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, map ; 22 cm
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Summary The dramatic and hilarious story of sores and survival on a human-powered journey across the ocean. It was to be an expedition like no other-a run across the Atlantic from Morocco to Barbados aboard an experimental rowboat. There would be no support vessel, no stored water, no sails, no motor. The boat's crew of sixteen included several veterans of U.S. college rowing, a number of triathletes, a woman who had rowed both the Atlantic and Indian Oceans, and a scrawny, bespectacled sexagenarian -- our chronicler, Charles Wilkins.
Subject Boats and boating -- Atlantic Ocean.
Adventure and adventurers -- Atlantic Ocean.
ISBN 9781553658788
1553658787

 
    
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