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4 younger males set out on an event by no means tried prior to, to sail the Mississippi River to the Gulf of Mexico, round the Florida peninsula, up the coast of the japanese usa, and at last making their method in the course of the Erie Canal. the journey used to be fraught with hazard and peril because the younger males confronted nature's most harsh exams with squalls, sharks and freezing storms. This exciting voyage indicates how males have been shaped within the earliest a part of the 20 th century, with labor, decision, and the grit of ambition.
The yawl used to be designed and outfitted by way of the Captain, and crewed via his associates. Written in third individual and in accordance with the log booklet, the "yarn" is real, whilst mixed with todays Google Earth and the net, you could simply stick with besides their growth and examine the heritage pointed out. a desirable photo of jap united states in 1900, that after in comparison to this present day supplies a transparent picture at the adjustments made to the panorama during the last ~120 years. Their younger enthusiasm and resourcefulness make this vintage actual tale of a century in the past a strong impact on childrens this present day. a good experience story for sailors and non-sailors of all ages.

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