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Cape Horn breed

William Herbert Sidney Jones

Cape Horn breed

by William Herbert Sidney Jones

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Published by Jarrolds in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • British Isles (Ship),
  • Seafaring life.

  • Edition Notes

    Map on lining papers.

    Statement[by] W. H. S. Jones as told to P. R. Stephensen.
    ContributionsStephensen, P. R. 1901-1965.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsG540 .J8 1968
    The Physical Object
    Pagination328 p.
    Number of Pages328
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5655718M
    ISBN 10009022890X
    LC Control Number68098650

      The Volvo Ocean Race reaches one of the most dangerous sailing regions in the world, Cape Horn. Cape Horn as seen from Burnt Flat: Cape Horn's Granite Block Retaining Walls added in the 's: West portal of Tunnel #33 -- nicknamed the "Panama Canal" -- which carries Track#1 through Cape Horn (Track#2 is in the foreground).

    20+ items  W. Levoy Drive, Suite Taylorsville, UT (Outside the U.S.A). There was a time when center console fishing boats focused purely on fishing, but that time is long past—unless you look at a boat like the new Cape Horn Unlike many of its competitors, no deck space is sacrificed in order to stuff a berth into an over-sized, air-conditioned console cabin.

    Cape Horn (Dutch: Kaap Hoorn; Spanish: Cabo de Hornos) is a was named for the city of Hoorn in the is the southernmost land area of the Tierra del Fuego archipelago of southern people see Cape Horn as the southern tip of South Horn is the most southerly of the great Drake Passage is directly to the south of it. Cape Horn, the southernmost tip of South America, remain a maritime legend to this day, as sailing around this remote point and then through the Drake Passage was (and is) one of the most challenging nautical routes on the violent stretch of chaotic water between Antarctica and South America, one frequented by icebergs, huge waves and plagued by gale-force winds, is crossed by.


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Terms of Sale: Edwin King 45 Carshalton Road +44 (0) [email protected] The Cape Horn Breed: My Experience as an Apprentice in Sail in the Full Rigged Ship "British Isles" as Told to P. Stephensen William Herbert Sidney Jones, Perry Reginald Stephensen Criterion Books, - Seafaring life - pages.

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The Atlantic, Pacific and Southern Oceans collide at Cape Horn, making for the legendary stormy conditions that include the “screaming sixties” gale force winds and waves that have been known to reach as high as ten-story buildings.; The waters around the Cape have claimed more than their fair share of sailors: between the 16th and 20th centuries it is estimated that at least ships.

Cape Horn has long been known as a sailor’s graveyard due to the strong winds and currents, large waves and icebergs.

The Horn sits at a latitude of 56 degrees south and is thus prone to intense westerly winds nicknamed the “furious fifties”.These winds are intensified at the Horn because of the funneling effect of the Andes Mountains and the Antarctic Peninsula that force the winds into.

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Located off the southern tip of mainland South America, it was named Hoorn for the birthplace of the Dutch navigator Willem Corneliszoon Schouten, who rounded it in False Cape Horn (Falso Cabo de. Key moments in the history of Cape Horn, South America.

Portuguese Captain, Ferdinand Magellan and his crew are the first to sail through the Strait of Magellan, the body of water that separates continental South America from Tierra del Fuego. English privateer Francis Drake and his ship are blown off course and discover the Drake Passage, a stretch of water that we now know.

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