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Sailing -- Anecdotes

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Margaret Martin/Liveaboard Sailors Interviews

Identifier: MF105
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of nine interviews with people who live aboard sailboats, mostly along the coasts of North Carolina, South Carolina, and Florida, although one interview was done in Maine. The live-aboard sailors discuss their life histories; experiences on the sea; design and maintenance of their vessels; recipes; sea lore; and sea stories (yarns).

Dates: 1985-1986

Log of the Valiant

Identifier: SpC MS 1500-sc

A humorous account kept by J.S. Bradford of a sailing trip made by a group of friends in 1905. Arriving in Boston after traveling by boat from somewhere south of Long Island, N.Y., the group went by train to Portsmouth, N.H., where they boarded the sailing ship Valiant. They then sailed to Bar Harbor, Maine and back; the log recounts their activities both on the vessel as well as while visiting friends ashore.

Dates: 1905