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Why Sailors Can't Swim and Other Marvellous Maritime Curiosities


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A witty compendium of nautical trivia covering everything from the origins of salty sayings to the truth behind salty superstitions. Fascinating maritime facts and folklore which inform and entertain.

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Nic Compton was deputy editor and then editor of Classic Boat magazine from 1996 to 2000. Before then he spent an idyllic childhood living on boats in the Mediterranean. Since leaving Classic Boat he has travelled the world as a freelance writer and photographer.


This one is a gem. It is thoroughly entertaining and full of sea-inspired anecdotes, myths and unusual facts. * RNLI Magazine *

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