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THE OPEN BOAT: Across the Pacific THE OPEN BOAT

THE OPEN BOAT Across the Pacific by 'W•Norton & Company New York · THE OPEN BOAT: Across the Pacific by Webb Chiles In reading this for the first time in a quarter century, I am struck by how much the South Pacific has changed in the intervening years. I have returned to most of these places many times since 1979-80, and have been in

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DO NOT GO GENTLE A SAILOR'S VOYAGE FROM DEATH - Sun Sentinel

Nov 15, 1992 · ---- Webb Chiles is the author of, among other books, Storm Passage and The Open Boat. Dolphins’ Tua Tagovailoa gets response from ‘celebrity crush’ Shania Twain Twin baby girls found at ...

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Webb Chiles: the first American to sail solo around Cape Horn ...

Webb Chiles: the first American to sail solo around Cape Horn AS A SAILOR Webb Chiles has sailed five circumnavigations and set several world records. Long ago he became the first American to sail solo around Cape Horn. Also an established author and poet he spoke to us about some of his achievements and his life on the sea.

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Anthony Steward - Around alone in an open boat

Webb Chiles attempted a few years earlier to sail around in an open boat, a Drascombe Lugger. He did not complete the trip, finally stopping at Gibralta, if I recall correctly. He was quoted at the time as saying that only the easy part was left so it was no longer a challenge.

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70.8%: A VOYAGE OF PLEASURE: the Log of Bernard Gilboy’s ...

Webb Chiles, author of several books on his sailing adventures may be best known to my readers for his near circumnavigation in an open Drascombe Lugger, chronicled in The Open Boa t and which I wrote about h ere. Webb is an intelligent and gifted writer, poet and photographer, and you can access much of his work at his website. Webb has the ...

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Sailing Books, Yachting Literature, Cruising Bookshelf - E ...

IN addition to our new Kindle bookshop this section of the site is dedicated to providing good quality books for you to read onscreen or download and read offline. We are starting with older cruising titles, but would like to expand this section to include new works as well.

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Wayward circumnavigator | Club Marine Australia

A lifetime of near-continuously sailing the world’s oceans has again brought the legendary Webb Chiles near our Australian shores. I thought it prudent to invite the 74-year-old American for a Cheeseburger in Paradise, as singer Jimmy Buffet would say. But alas, for his sixth circumnavigation, Chiles is crossing the Tasman Sea north of Sydney.

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Extracts from the The Marine Quarterly - Spring 2013 — The ...

Webb Chiles has a spot of bother while attempting a transPacific voyage in a Drascombe Lugger: I left the Royal Suva Yacht Club dock at 1100 on Wednesday 7 May 1980. The packing and plastic bagging and stowing had taken longer than usual; but by 1030 everything was in place.

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self-portrait in the present sea journal

The sailing season has come to a close for many of you and if you can’t sail any more this year and want to watch someone who is, my friend, Lee, is about to set off for Hawaii single-handed in his Valiant 32, MORNING STAR. This is not his first sail to Hawaii.

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“Talking Sailing” by Richard Crockett – issue 34 | Sailing ...

Regarding the Lugger story, don’t forget Webb Chiles. He made it from San Diego to the Canary Islands in one. His book is quite a read. It is interesting to note that he disputes Ant Stewards voyage as being invalid for an open boat because it was decked from the bow to the mast.

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The Spirit of Sailing and The Sea - Afloat Magazine - The ...

(One of offshore sailing’s true eccentrics, Webb Chiles was determined to “live an epic life”, and succeeded. He has completed six circumnavigations – the last in a Moore 24 ultra-light at age 77 – and has been married an equal six times.)

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Small Boat Restoration: January 2013

The open boat: across the Pacific by Webb Chiles ... , sailing, Sunfish Bible, Webb Chiles ... Maine mainsheet maintenance make a mast make a sail making a sail ...

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John Vigor's Blog: The siren call of Cape Horn

Jun 08, 2014 · ~ While I have only read Moitessier's books. I have actually met Webb Chiles in person. Apart from liking boats and sailing, I can't think of two more different personalities. I know you met Moitessier in South Africa, and so by the way did Webb (in Tahiti). Apart from their love of sailing, do you really think they are that alike? I don't see it.

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Wayward circumnavigator | Club Marine New Zealand

A lifetime of near-continuously sailing the world’s oceans has again brought the legendary Webb Chiles near our Australian shores. I thought it prudent to invite the 74-year-old American for a Cheeseburger in Paradise, as singer Jimmy Buffet would say. But alas, for his sixth circumnavigation, Chiles is crossing the Tasman Sea north of Sydney.

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John Vigor's Blog: Small dinghies on open sea

Jul 16, 2015 · By the way, if you take the mast down, cover the cockpit and let the boat drift, you turn your boat in a liferaft. For me that’s not sailing, that’s surviving. 5. About your book recommendation, thank you! I am already familiar with Frank Dye, but I will order the book from Webb Chiles.

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Recommended Book Lists | SailNet Community

The Ocean Waits --- Webb Chiles --- 1984 The Oceans Are Waiting: Around the World on the Yacht Tigger --- Sharon Ragle --- 2002 The open boat: Across the Pacific --- Webb Chiles --- 1982 The Saga of Cimba: A Journey from Nova Scotia to the South Seas --- Richard Maury --- 2001 The Sailing Life --- Bob Bitchin --- 2006

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Webb Chiles Return To The Sea Pdf

The_open_boat Webb Chiles Mast (Sailing) Wound Cruising (maritime) Wikipedia. webb chiles return to the sea the mooring the condominium the Bay of islands Moorea Bali other the fifth circumnavigation from the, Sea and Sky's Shipa and Sailing Quotes page features inspirational and thought provoking quotes about ships and sailing by the famous ...

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The usual rig consists of a gunter-rigged mainsail set on the main mast, a mizzen sail set on the mizzen mast sheeted to a bumpkin and a foresail. The tan-coloured sails are all boomless to avoid possible head injury from a gybing boom. The original Drascombe Lugger had a lug sail to start with; this was changed to a gunter mainsail but the ...

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If you have done some dinghy sailing on inland waters, how ...

Dec 05, 2019 · If you have done some dinghy sailing on inland waters, how much more experience would you need before sailing around the world? A lot. * Do you understand tides?

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