Sailing Promise Around the World on a Catamaran by Alayne Main

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Published by Base Camp Books .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Travel,
  • Special Interest - Adventure,
  • Sports & Recreation,
  • Essays & Travelogues,
  • Sailing - Narratives,
  • 1964-,
  • Catamarans,
  • Interpersonal Relations,
  • Love / Sex / Marriage,
  • Main, Alayne,,
  • Main, Alec,
  • Sailing,
  • Voyages around the world,
  • Family & Relationships / Interpersonal Relations,
  • Sports & Recreation / Sailing

Book details

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages308
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9446028M
ISBN 100968454402
ISBN 109780968454404
OCLC/WorldCa40534163

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