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Racundra"s First Cruise

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Published by Wiley .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Classic travel writing,
  • Sailing,
  • Transport: General Interest,
  • Sports & Recreation,
  • Nonfiction,
  • Sports,
  • Transportation,
  • Europe - Scandinavia,
  • Sports & Recreation / Sailing,
  • Sailing - General,
  • Baltic Sea,
  • Description and travel,
  • Europe, Northern,
  • Racundra (Ship)

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages256
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8728734M
    ISBN 101898660964
    ISBN 109781898660965
    OCLC/WorldCa63275281


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Racundra"s First Cruise by Arthur Michell Ransome Download PDF EPUB FB2

Having had a lifetime interest in Ransome’s work, and having sailed in the Baltic in the year (where I used Racundra’s First Cruise as a pilot book on several occasions), I was interested in discovering more about Ransome’s Baltic sailing and to find out why and how he came to write Racundra’s First Cruise.4/5(32).

Racundra's First Cruise is the first book about sailing written by Arthur Ransome, author of the Swallows and Amazons series.

It describes a trip he made across the Baltic Sea from Riga in Latvia to Helsinki in Finland and back in a 9 metre sailing boat that he had built. Background. Jun 27,  · This new edition of Racundra’s First Cruise includes the original maps, text and photos from the first edition, of which only copies were printed.

The Racundras First Cruise book also contains a detailed introduction detailing Ransome’s Baltic sailing in Slug and Kittiwake and includes unpublished articles and essays together with many original Ransome pictures and present day photographs of the area/5(7). Racundra's First Cruise book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers.

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Unlike some other reproductions of classic texts (1) We have not used OCR(Optical Character Recognition)/5(7). Racundras first cruise, p.4 Racundra's First Cruise, p.4 Arthur Ransome4/5(32).

Racundra’s First Cruise is Arthur Ransome’s account of Racundra’s maiden voyage, which took place in August and September The cruise took him from Riga, in Latvia to Helsingfors (Helsinki) in Finland, via the Moon Sound and Reval (Tallinn) in Estonia and back.

Note: Citations are based on reference standards. However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study. The specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied. Racundra’s First Cruise is Arthur Ransome’s account of Racundra’s maiden voyage, which Racundras First Cruise book place in August and September The cruise took him from Riga, in Latvia to Helsingfors (Helsinki) in Finland, via the Moon Sound and Reval (Tallinn) in Estonia and tropheesrotary-d1760.com: Fernhurst Books.

Jan 31,  · Included in this new edition are the original maps, texts and photographs of the first edition of Racundra's First Cruise. There is an extended introduction, which includes details of Ransome's previous Baltic sailing, the story of Racundra, how he came to write the book, and previously unpublished Ransome essays and photographs/5(11).

Racundra's First Cruise is Arthur Ransome's account of Racundra's maiden voyage, which took place in August and September The cruise took him from Riga, in Latvia to Helsingfors (Helsinki) in Finland, via the Moon Sound and Reval (Tallinn) in Estonia and back.

His first book on sailing, it was also the first of his titles that achieved such 5/5(1). His account of his first cruise on that boat was his first commercially successful book, Racundra’s First Cruise (also available from Fernhurst Books).

The second cruise was spoilt by bad weather, but the third cruise was special – it was his honeymoon having married Evgenia Shelepina.

May 10,  · Racundra's First Cruise is Arthur Ransome's account of Racundra's maiden voyage, which took place in August and September The cruise took him from Riga, in Latvia to Helsingfors (Helsinki) in Finland, via the Moon Sound and Reval (Tallinn) in Estonia and back/5(43). Oct 31,  · Book Review: Racundra's First Cruise What makes an interesting sailing story.

That question came to me when reading Arthur Ransome's Radundra's First Cruise because alas this book is boring. How, I wondered, is that possible. After all we love Arthur Ransome's sailing stories having grown up dreaming of Swallows and Amazons, so we know he can.

This new edition of Racundras First Cruise includes the original maps, text and photos from the first edition, of which only copies were printed. The book also contains a detailed introduction detailing Ransomes Baltic sailing in Slug and Kittiwake and includes. The cruise took him from Riga in Latvia to Helsingfors (Helsinki) in Finland, via the Moon Sound and Reval (Tallinn) in Estonia and tropheesrotary-d1760.com first book on sailing, it was also the first of his titles that achieved such high levels of success.

Racundra's First Cruise by Arthur Ransome and a great selection of related books, The book may have minor markings which are not specifically mentioned. Most items will be dispatched the same or the next working day. Seller Inventory # mon Racundras first cruise.

Ransome, Arthur. Published by Sphere Books () Used. Softcover. Mar 31,  · The earlier Racundra's First Cruise is a much better tale. A This book was recently cobbled together from the previously unpublished diaries / logs and essays of Arthur Ransome. It provides an interesting guide to a trip up a river in the Baltic during the early s/5.

A very attractive copy of a book that undeniably had a considerable influence on Ransome's later fiction. "The sailing yarn Racundra's First Cruise was first published in and marked Ransome's return to non-journalistic and non-political writing.

Racundra was built in in Riga, Latvia, after Ransome's adventures in Russia. The yacht’s captain was Arthur Ransome; Reval was the old Germanic name for Tallinn; and the book was Racundra’s First Cruise ().

I had bought my Travellers’ Library blue hardback copy for 40 pence years ago; my diary tells me I read it for the first time in February Buy Racundra's First Cruise by Arthur Ransome () from Boomerang Books, Australia's Online Independent Bookstore.

Racundra's First Cruise is Arthur Ransome's account of Racundra's maiden voyage, which took place in August and September The cruise took him from Riga, in Latvia to Helsingfors (Helsinki) in Finland, via the Moon Sound and Reval (Tallinn) in Estonia and back. His first book on sailing, it was also the first of his titles that achieved such high levels of success.

Although reprinted many. Racundra was built for Arthur Ransome of ‘Swallows and Amazons’ fame in Riga inand is immortalised in his wonderful book ‘Racundra’s First Cruise. Adlard Coles bought her, renamed her Annette II, and wrote about her in his book tropheesrotary-d1760.com was renamed Racundra after Adlard Coles sold tropheesrotary-d1760.com passed through various different hands and fell into obscurity.

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Mar 17,  · Racundra's First Cruise is Arthur Ransome's account of Racundra's maiden voyage, which took place in August and September The cruise took him from Riga, in Latvia to Helsingfors (Helsinki) in Finland, via the Moon Sound and Reval (Tallinn) in Estonia and tropheesrotary-d1760.com Edition: 2nd Edition.

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The vocabulary styles that writer make usage of to explain it is easy to. His account of his first cruise on that boat was his first commercially successful book, Racundra’s First Cruise.

The second cruise was spoilt by bad weather, but the third cruise was different – it was his honeymoon having married Evgenia Shelepina, Trotsky’s secretary. The cruise took him from Riga in Latvia to Helsingfors (Helsinki) in Finland, via the Moon Sound and Reval (Tallinn) in Estonia and back.

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Racundra's First Cruise. As a fan of Arthur Ransome's 'Swallows and Amazons' series of children's books, I seized the opportunity to review the author's first book on sailing which at the time of original publication was his most successful book.

Jun 14,  · Read Racundras First Cruise by Arthur Ransome ages and ages ago and enjoyed it so much that came across a battered paperback and read it again.

Title popped up in head recently and got a new edition from amazon; its got a few additions plus some photos of. His descriptions of the people, the places and a now vanished way of life have a certain poignancy.

I have sailed in the Baltic to some of the ports and little harbours Ransome described in his account of Racundra's First Cruise and found his navigation information as useful as a modern gps.

So I do not doubt the accuracy of his trip up river. Apr 06,  · The first boat he had was a closed canoe and he called it Swallow. He went on to join The Arthur Ransome Society and became an Arthur Ransome expert, discovering the unpublished Racundra’s Third Cruise in Leeds University library.

He has cruised the Baltic himself, following Ransome’s cruises in the area. Jan 08,  · The first picture book in this series, penned by a Holland America Line cruise ship captain, is about a ship named Peter who teaches children about friendship, teamwork, responsibility and even.

Apr 06,  · Published by Fernhurst Books; 8th May ; RRP: £ Arthur Ransome is well known as author of the classic children’s sailing tale, Swallows & Amazons, and many other books in the same series.

But there is much more to the man (and, indeed, his wife). Before he wrote Swallows & Amazons, Ransome was a journalist.

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The Racundra is a 30 ft. ketch specially built for cruising in the Baltic, and the "Racundra's first cruise" is the record of her maiden voyage penned by her owner and master, Mr. Arthur Ransome. It was a five weeks' trip from Riga to Helsingfors and back.

The first point of call was the little, forgotten island of Runö, where life is still. Hardback with dust jacket, both in tropheesrotary-d1760.com new edition of Racundra's First Cruise includes the original maps, text and photos from the first edition, of which only copies were printed.

Introduced and compiled by Brian Hammett, with maps and photos. Quotes from “Racundra's First Cruise” by Arthur Ransome. Ronald Borgts has quoted 4 years ago. What with talks with the harbourmaster and his wife, whose roughness of tongue was only a defence for the softness of her kind heart, with the lighthouse-keeper from Odensholm, who used to sail in now and again in a little half-decked sloop, and.Your chance to sail in the Swallow dinghy from the film of Arthur Ransome's book.