Sailing Alone Around the World


In 1895 at the age of 51, Captain Joshua Slocum began a 3-year, 46,000 mile solo circumnavigation aboard his 37-foot sloop, Spray. The first man to ever successfully complete a solo circumnavigation, Slocum recounts the adventures he had along the way in this novel.

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by Captain Joshua Slocum

Slocum’s eloquent narrative is filled with vivid battles against man and nature and stands as one of the greatest sea stories of all time.

Sailors and non-sailors of any age will enjoy this gripping tale.

Read by Jerry Stearns, with commentary by the Good Old Boat editors. In addition, John Vigor talks about the impact of Joshua’s circumnavigation and Ted Brewer evaluates the Spray from the naval architect’s point of view.

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Click here for an audio sample of Sailing Alone Around the World.

Unabridged. Approximately 6.8 hours listening time. Download Zip file ( about 122 megabytes.