Sailing Alone Around the World Audiobook Cover

Sailing Alone Around the World

Alan Sklar

Join Joshua Slocum on his daring voyage as he becomes the first man to sail single-handedly around the world. This captivating audiobook, written by Joshua Slocum himself, will transport listeners to the open sea and inspire their own sense of exploration.

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Description

Sailing Alone Around the World: A Daring Adventure at Sea

Summary:

Join Joshua Slocum on his daring voyage as he becomes the first man to sail single-handedly around the world. After a shipwreck leaves him penniless, Slocum rebuilds an old oyster boat and embarks on a three-year journey filled with incredible encounters and survival against all odds. From meeting cannibals to presidents, Slocum's story is one of courage, resilience, and the spirit of adventure. This captivating audiobook, written by Joshua Slocum himself, will transport listeners to the open sea and inspire their own sense of exploration.

Additional Info

Book Name: Sailing Alone Around the World
Book Format: AudiobookFormat
Authors: Joshua Slocum
Narrators: Alan Sklar
Genres: History
Audiobook Length: 7H43M
Publisher: Tantor Audio
Language: english
Publish Date: 2004-12-10
Last Price: 14.61 USD

Frequently Asked Questions(FAQ)

Who was Joshua Slocum?

Joshua Slocum was believed to be the first man to sail single-handed around the world.

What happened to Joshua Slocum's ship?

Joshua Slocum wrecked his ship off the coast of Brazil.

What did Joshua Slocum do after his shipwreck?

Joshua Slocum built a sailing canoe from the wreckage and sailed back to New York.

What did Joshua Slocum write?

Joshua Slocum wrote Voyage of the Liberdad, a chronicle of his trip.

What did Joshua Slocum do during his voyage?

Joshua Slocum visited six of the seven continents and met cannibals, presidents, outlaws, and ambassadors.

How did Joshua Slocum survive during his voyage?

Joshua Slocum lived 'off the land' by fishing, trading, and giving lectures.

Who are some remarkable people Joshua Slocum met during his voyage?

Joshua Slocum met Mrs. Robert Louis Stevenson and Paul Kruger.

What will captivate sailors and landlubbers alike?

This adventure will captivate sailors and landlubbers alike.

Who is the writer of the book?

The writer of the book is Joshua Slocum.

Reviews

10 reviews for this audiobook
  • Em
    Emily Johnson 19-Sep-2023

    Sailing Alone Around the World is an incredible audiobook that takes you on a thrilling adventure. Joshua Slocum's captivating storytelling ability makes you feel like you're right there on the boat with him. It's a perfect choice for anyone who loves sailing or simply enjoys a good travel tale. Highly recommended!

  • Mi
    Michael Thompson 23-Sep-2023

    I was completely absorbed by Sailing Alone Around the World. Joshua Slocum's vivid descriptions and attention to detail paint a vivid picture of his solo voyage. It's an amazing story of resilience, courage, and the beauty of the sea. I couldn't put it down!

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    Olivia Davis 03-Oct-2023

    Sailing Alone Around the World is a mesmerizing audiobook that transports you to the vast oceans and distant lands. Joshua Slocum's determination and adventurous spirit are truly inspiring. This is a must-listen for anyone who craves exploration and the thrill of the unknown.

  • Da
    Daniel Wilson 24-Oct-2023

    As someone who has always been fascinated by sailing, I was delighted to discover Sailing Alone Around the World. Joshua Slocum's narrative is both informative and entertaining, providing insights into the challenges and triumphs of his journey. It's a remarkable audiobook that will leave you longing for your own sailing adventure.

  • Em
    Emma Anderson 05-Nov-2023

    I'm not usually drawn to non-fiction books, but Sailing Alone Around the World completely captivated me. Joshua Slocum's storytelling is so engaging that I felt like I was a part of his voyage. It's a remarkable tale of bravery and the sheer joy of sailing. Definitely worth a listen!

  • Ry
    Ryan Martinez 15-Nov-2023

    Sailing Alone Around the World is a true classic that every sailing enthusiast should experience. Joshua Slocum's courage and resilience in the face of numerous challenges is truly inspiring. The audiobook keeps you hooked from start to finish. Don't miss out on this incredible adventure!

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    Sophia Adams 21-Dec-2023

    I have always been intrigued by solo adventures, and Sailing Alone Around the World did not disappoint. Joshua Slocum's journey is filled with excitement, danger, and the beauty of the open sea. His storytelling ability is unmatched, making this audiobook an absolute gem.

  • Ja
    Jacob Green 28-Dec-2023

    Sailing Alone Around the World is a masterpiece that captures the essence of adventure and exploration. Joshua Slocum's eloquent prose immerses you in his remarkable journey, allowing you to experience the challenges and the wonders he encounters. This audiobook is simply outstanding!

  • Av
    Ava Robinson 06-Feb-2024

    If you're looking for a thrilling audiobook that will keep you engaged from start to finish, Sailing Alone Around the World is the perfect choice. Joshua Slocum's storytelling talent is exceptional, and his voyage is filled with twists and turns. It's a must-listen for all adventure lovers.

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    Ethan Clark 22-Mar-2024

    Sailing Alone Around the World is a fascinating memoir that takes you on a once-in-a-lifetime journey. Joshua Slocum's bravery and resourcefulness are truly admirable. This audiobook will make you appreciate the beauty and unpredictability of the sea. Highly recommended!

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