Old Sea Dogs of Tasmania Book 1
First published in 2013, Book One of Old Sea Dogs of Tasmania tells the island’s maritime history through the stories of her elder sailers, fishermen and shipwrights. Captured entirely in glorious black and white imagery by the author, Andrew Wilson, this first edition of Sea Dogs is a number #1 selling title and has sold over 6000 copies around Australia.
A wonderful Fathers Day gift, birthday present or Christmas stocking filler for the adventurous soul of the house.
This joyful and highly acclaimed collection of tall tales and striking black and white portrait and seascape photographs is set deep in the southern seas, where the Roaring Forties batter Australia’s smallest state – Tasmania. Meet tough salt encrusted sailors, fishermen and shipwrights, who have made passage and experienced high adventures across all the worlds oceans on vessels large and small. In Book 1 you will round Cape Horn on a fully rigged Windjammer, compete in the Three Peaks Race, craft from Huon Pine the stunning 8 meter class yacht, live the life of a river rat, step in the footprints of Joshua Slocum, race district dinghies, encounter whales and visit Hells Gates amongst other adventures.
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