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The Salty Shore

John Leather

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ISBN : 9780954275013
Paperback
200 pages
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Considered to be the saltiest shore in England, the Blackwater provides the background for John Leathers story of Essex seafaring. It is an accurate study of men and craft that have sailed form the small communities beside this broad estuary andMoreConsidered to be the saltiest shore in England, the Blackwater provides the background for John Leathers story of Essex seafaring. It is an accurate study of men and craft that have sailed form the small communities beside this broad estuary and river. wildfowlers and often smugglers join the sailing smacks and bages, brigs, bumkins and gunpunts in this workaday watery world. crews when summer cruising and racing, even to crossing the Atlantic in quest of the elusive Americas Cup. skills and craft. Their traditions, independent outlook and everyday enjoyments have lingered to the present in the Blackwaters unique flavour of sail and oar.