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BRUCE, Harry. Tall Ships : An Odyssey. (Toronto) : Key Porter Books, (2000). First Printing. Pp (6),7-96. Illustrated throughout. Large 8vo (8 x 10 inches), photo-illustrated cardcovers, with white lettering to blue spine.
William Harry Bruce (b. July 8, 1934, Toronto) Nova Scotian journalist and freelance writer.
A glossy illustrated souvenir of the 2000 tall ships races, outlining the courses and the vessels participating.
"For more than five thousand years, men have harnessed the wind to sail for trade, commercem exploration and conquest.
Tall Ships : An Odyssey celebrates this remarkable history by offering readers a behind-the-scenes look at one of the most spectacular trans-Atlantic races ever held. Organized by the International Sailing Association to celebrate the millenium, Tall Ships 2000 features 70 ships and a route of more than 10,000 miles. Starting in Southampton and Genoa, and moving on to Cadiz, Bermuda, Boston, Halifax and Amsterdam, the race is the adventure of a lifetime for the 6,000 young people (aged 15 to 25) from around the world who are helping to man the ships.
Tall Ships : An Odyssey takes you on-board some of the most stunning vessels in this event. With an engaging introduction to the history of tall ships by Harry Bruce and more than 80 full-color images and drawings, Tall Ships : An Odyssey is a wonderful testament to maritime achievements both past and present." - rear.
Introduction by Harry Bruce.
1. European Race: Southampton and Genoa to Cadiz;
2. Westward TransatlanticRace: Cadiz to Bermuda;
3. Cruising in Company: Bermuda to Boston;
4. North American Race: Boston to Halifax;
5. Eastward Transatlantic: Halifax to Amsterdam.
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Title: Tall Ships : An Odyssey. First Edition
Publisher: Key Porter, Toronto, 2000, ISBN:1552631575: 2000
ISBN Number: 1552631575
ISBN Number 13: 9781552631577
Item: 1.00 Item
Seller ID: 39606