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Last of the wind ships.
Chiefly a description of the voyage of the four-masted barque Parma in the grain race from Port Victoria, Australia, to Falmouth, England, by way of cape Horn, 1933, with photographs from his and a previous voyage (from Port Broughton to Falmouth)
|LC Classifications||G540 V54|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xviii, 59, 208 p. :|
|Number of Pages||208|
A aback A sail is aback when the wind fills it from the opposite side to the one normally used to move the vessel forward. On a square-rigged ship, any of the square sails can be braced round to be aback. The purpose may be to reduce speed (such as when a ship-of-the-line is keeping station with others), to heave to or to assist moving the ship's head through the eye of the wind when tacking. Everything is f - 5/5 "Trading Lesson": I have been waiting for this exact situation since I read The Cloud Roads, so, um. Yeah. 5/5 "The Almost Last Voyage of the Wind-ship Escarpment": I thought I wouldn't care about this because it was completely different characters but it was really fun!/5().
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