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Wounded Hero Voyage I: Smallest Powerboat Crossing the Atlantic (Volume 1)

Автор: Robert David Brown Mr
Год: 2012
Издание: [не указанo]
Страниц: 282
ISBN: 1463725272
True Life Adventure: Against all odds two brothers, Ralph and Bob Brown, attempt to cross the North Atlantic Ocean unescorted in the smallest powerboat, a twenty one foot open fishing boat (without a cabin or keel), with sides less than a foot high. It is a low budget voyage without the benefit of even enough money to buy insulated boots, waterproof gloves, or full body dry-suits. They left without enough money to even pay for the gas required to make the trip, let alone get back from Europe when and if they got there. They make city stops often during the day to attempt to find more sponsorship forcing them to travel often at night when it would be more dangerous and cold. They battle huge waves from two hurricanes, almost run out of fuel,and freeze as they pass by hundreds of icebergs and see thousands. The water temperature is around 55 degrees F. off from Maine and drops to 35 degrees near Greenland. During book I, the wind gets as high as 35 mph and when traveling over 35 degree...
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