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Topsail and Battleaxe: A Voyage in the Wake of the Vikings

Topsail and Battleaxe: A Voyage in the Wake of the Vikings

by Tom Cunliffe
     
 

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Tom Cunliffe and his wife, Ros, gathered their four-year-old daughter and a couple of friends and embark on an amazing expedition sailinh north from England to Norway, bashing their way westward from Norway to Iceland, then past Greenland to L'Anse aux Meadows in Northern Newfoundland in the 75 year-old pilot cutter Hirta. Their burning desire to retrace the

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Tom Cunliffe and his wife, Ros, gathered their four-year-old daughter and a couple of friends and embark on an amazing expedition sailinh north from England to Norway, bashing their way westward from Norway to Iceland, then past Greenland to L'Anse aux Meadows in Northern Newfoundland in the 75 year-old pilot cutter Hirta. Their burning desire to retrace the explorations of the 10th century Vikings is told with gusto, and Cunliffe interweaves stories of Viking adventures with Hirta's progress, relating a great deal about ancient Viking history and showing that the VIking spirit still lives on in present-day Scandinavians

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781574090451
Publisher:
Sheridan House, Incorporated
Publication date:
09/01/1998
Series:
Mariner's Library
Pages:
182
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.00(d)

Meet the Author

Tom Cunliffe has written 25 books, including two "Best Books of the Sea" award winners. He is one of Britain's leading writers on sailing and the sea and has worked on vessels from dinghies to large gaff schooners. He edits The Shell Channel Pilot and is a columnist for Yachting Monthly, Yachting World and SAIL magazine.

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