by A. J. Kenealy
Publisher: The Outing Publishing Co. 1903
Number of pages: 250
The book is written in a simple sailorly style for all lovers of the sea and boats. All the hints and directions given in these chapters may be followed with profit on the Pacific Coast as well as on the Atlantic Seaboard, on Lake Michigan or on the Gulf of St. Lawrence.
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