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The Voyage Alone in the Yawl Rob Roy

209 pages
Library of Alexandria
In the earlier part of this voyage, and where it was most wished for, along the dangerous coast of France, fine weather came. Next there was an amphibious interlude to the Paris Exhibition, while the Rob Roy sailed inland. Thence her course over the sea brought the yawl across the broad Channel (100 miles) to Cowes and its Regattas, and to rough water in dark nights of thunder, until once more in the Thames and up the Medway she was under bright skies again