Available as Digital Download Only.A BALLAD OF EAST AND WEST
In 2002, on the island of Java, Indonesia, a group of university students with no previous boatbuilding or seamanship experience set about building their own Bantry Bay gig.
Roger Michael Johnson
DOG HOLES AND WIRE CHUTES
Lumber from the great forests of the Pacific Northwest built the coastal cities of the south - San Francisco, Los Angeles, San Diego - and mill- and shipowners alike amassed vast fortunes. But demand fluctuated and before long the ships were being converted for multifarious cargoes and passengers. In less than 100 years an immense local trade rose up, blossomed, and was gone.
THE RETURN OF BESSIE ELLEN
From Devon to Denmark and back again - a 100-year-old West Country ketch returns to sail and a working life in home waters.
MATT WALSH BORN AND BRED TO THE SEA
The story of a Nova Scotia boy who went West to seek his fortune, and found a life in yacht design and sailing.
THE THIRSTY MARINER
The rise of the Guinness Brewery owes as much to the integrated use of waterborne transport as to the talents of its brewers. For more than 200 years the 'lovely black stuff' has been carried near and far, in lowly barges and lofty ships, inland through Ireland, and across the sea to England.
James E. Held
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