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There Be No Dragons: How to Cross a Big Ocean in a Small Sailboat

Palley, Reese

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ISBN 10: 1574090100 / ISBN 13: 9781574090109
Published by Sheridan House, Dobbs Ferry, NY, 1998
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214 pp. Red cloth, no shelf wear. B&W photographs. Maps on endpapers. Blue and red dj, very minor shelf wear, a mylar cover. Bookseller Inventory # jb011973

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Title: There Be No Dragons: How to Cross a Big ...

Publisher: Sheridan House, Dobbs Ferry, NY

Publication Date: 1998

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Signed: SIGNED BY AUTHOR

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This book is written in the hope that those timid of the deep oceans might have fears allayed and thus be encouraged to set sail across the wine dark seas of the world. Reese Palley, by his own account a sailor of no great skill, has managed to circle the globe, taking fifteen years to do so, without serious happenstance. If he can do it, then the basest amateur, armed with the simplest of information and a small, sturdy boat, should be able to follow in his wake.

About the Author:

Reese Palley is an alumnus of the New School and the London School of Economics. After a successful career as an art dealer, Palley, in his late fifties, decided to go sailing. He made three transatlantic crossings and a circumnavigation in his 46-foot Ted Brewer designed sailboat, Unlikely VII. He is the author of The Porcelain Art of Edward Marshall Boehm, Unlikely Passages and numerous articles in sailing magazines.

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