A Year in a Yawl


Not long after Joshua Slocum completed his historic circumnavigation, four young men from Michigan set out on another adventure which had never been done before: the Great Circle Route of the Eastern U.S. They built a boat, traveled down the Mississippi, around Florida, up the Eastern Seaboard, and back through the Erie Canal, and home to the Great Lakes.

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by Russell Doubleday, from the log of Capt. Kenneth Ransom

The youthful enthusiasm and resourcefulness of these boys make this classic true story of a century ago a powerful influence on youngsters today. A great adventure tale for sailors and non-sailors of all ages. Powerfully narrated and co-produced by Geoff Safron of Brainstormers! Radio.

Includes a PDF map of Gazelle’s journey, illustrations, CD jacket, and a photo of Gazelle.

Click here for an audio sample of A Year In A Yawl.

Unabridged. Approximately 8.3 hours listening time. Read by Geoff Saffron. Download Zip file (Yawl.zip): about 216 megabytes.