Clipper Ships and the Golden Age of Sail: Races and rivalries on the nineteenth century high seas

Clipper Ships and the Golden Age of Sail:

In the era of commercial sail, clipper ships were the ultimate expression of speed and grace. Racing out to the gold fields of America and Australia, and breaking speed records carrying tea back from China, the ships combined beauty with breathtaking performance. With over 200 gorgeous paintings and illustrations, and thrilling descriptions of the adventures and races on the water, this beautiful book brings the era vividly to life. Chapters include: -The origins of the clippers-from the gold rush to the tea trade -A hell ship voyage with "Bully" Waterman, one of the most successful and notorious captains of the era -Marco Polo, the fastest ship in the world-her rise to prominence and subsequent decline -Mary Patten's battle with Cape Horn-a lady captain takes charge in a very male world -Mutiny aboard the "wild boat of the Atlantic" -The great China tea race of 1866-an amazingly close race across the world, only decided in the final few miles -The Sir Lancelot defies the odds-her eccentric captains and rivalry with the legendary Thermopylae -The Cutty Sark's longest voyage First-hand accounts, newspaper reports and log entries add fascinating eyewitness detail, whilst the stunning images show how the designs of these thoroughbreds developed over the years. A wonderful read and w...

  • ASIN: 1472900286

Blackbeards Pearl Pirate Ship- 8 x10" Wall Art Print- Ready To Frame. Great Mens Gift- Home Decor- Office Decor. Great for Man Cave- Rec Room-Study. Beautiful Clipper Ship & Sailing Art.

Blackbeards Pearl Pirate Ship- 8 x10" Wall Art

ALG Art Prints come UNFRAMED. The preview images are examples of what the art prints will look like when framed. Of course, add your own decorator flair and we would love you to email pictures of how great they look in your place! Blackbeards Pearl Pirate Ship- 8 x10" Wall Art Print- Ready To Frame. Great Mens Gift- Home Decor- Office Decor. Great for Man Cave-Garage. Great Nautical & Naval Art. HANDMADE IN THE USAWe create and package every piece of art ourselves to ensure the highest quality print for you. That means our labor of love happens right here in Virginia, USA. PREMIUM LUXURY MATERIALS!All of our art prints are created with luster finish Fuji Crystal Archive photo paper. The result is the highest resolution, definition, and clarity possible. FREE 2-Day SHIPPING!Amazon ships our art prints direct, which means all Amazon Prime Members get FREE SHIPPING on all our art! 😊 THE FUN & PERFECT GIFT!Each of my art prints is packaged in a sturdy cardboard mailer with the loving care of a craftsman so it can be delivered as a prized gift. Its so much fun and easy to match these beautiful prints wall art to your friends and family's interests. Our goal when you open the package is to say,” Wow- that’s Beautiful or That’s Really COOL!”. Our high-quality packaging w...

  • Color: yellow
  • Brand: American Luxury Gifts
  • ASIN: B07MMHJ2PH

PLAYMOBIL® 6981 Family Fun Diving Trip with Floating Speedboat

PLAYMOBIL® 6981 Family Fun Diving Trip with Floating

The Playmobil Diving Trip with Speedboat is the ultimate aquatic adventure set. The Boat floats on water as the driver speeds across the sea. Once he stops the diver with equipment submerges to the ocean depths. Suddenly a pod of dolphins rise majestically out of the water and swim along side the boat(both Dolphins float on water) The set can be upgraded with the 5259 under water motor(sold separately) or the 5546 RC motor(sold separately). The Banana boat form set 6980 can also be attached to the boat (sold separately) for added fun.

  • Color: Multi
  • Brand: PLAYMOBIL®
  • ASIN: B01EKBCU7U
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