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Old 10-11-2011, 04:49   #121
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Re: First Sailing / Sea Book You Ever Read ?

Wow... That brings me some sweet memories (9yo)

Mine was the first Amyr Klink's books. The excellent "100 days between Sean and Sky".
Have read all of his works to date, but this is stlll one of my favs
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Re: First Sailing / Sea Book You Ever Read ?

Thor Heyerdahl's Kon Tiki about 1951/52 the same year the film came out. I saw the film and was given the book for Xmas. As I was in NZ it may well have been 1952 as we always were a few months behind in getting films.
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Re: First Sailing / Sea Book You Ever Read ?

Two Years Before The Mast..Richard Henry Dana...and at the same time (muti-tasker)The Fatal Impact...and one of those atlas type books about the greater and lesser antillies...DVC
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I read this also and had a Old Town White Cap..the company even provided a "birth certificate" for the boat that told every step of the building process from who layed the keel to who painted this and that and the dates and time of day it was done..everyone that built the boat was a native american from Old Town Maine...really cool boat company that is still in business 110 yrs.later...never sailed the boat ..I gave 100.00 for it and sold it for 2500.00 and a signed copy of a Bob Timberlake lithograph....Paints lots of boats and country themed subjects...Andrew Wyithe type of guy..DVC
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