Angeles-based Countryman and McDaniel, a law office specializing in international trade and maritime transport.

  

8 Richard Monden and Dieter Stockman (2004), “ISL Market Analysis 2004: World Shipbuilding and Maritime Casualties,” 4-5, in Shipping Statistics and Market Review, March 2005, Institute of Shipping Economics and Logistics (ISL).

  

9 Committee on Tank Vessel Design, National Academy of Sciences (1991), 14. Tanker Spills—Prevention by Design. National Research Council, National Academy of Sciences, Washington, DC: National Academy Press.

  

10 Charles E. Herdendorf and Judy Conrad (1991), “Hurricane Gold: Part I—The Loss,” 4-17, Mariner’s Weather Log, Vol. 35, No. 3, 5-10. See also Thompson (1998), 58.

  

11 Anonymous (1857), 281, Frank Leslie’s Illustrated Newspaper: New York. Also mentioned in Thompson (1998), 58.

CHAPTER 1

  

1 Dreams is a Hans Christian sailboat, an ocean cruising cutter with a full keel. She was launched in 1987. I purchased her in 1993 for the purpose of undertaking longer voyages not possible in Karess.

  

2 Zebrowski (1997), 150; Kinsman (1965), 11.

  

3 Hendrickson (1984), 122.

  

4 Homer (1996), 161-162.

  

5 Herodotus (1972), 283.

  

6 For details concerning fifteenth-century Chinese navigators, refer to Parry (1981), 39-40; Bergreen (2004), 232-238; and Levathes (1994).

  

7 Columbus’s remarkable journey is described in a number of excellent books. See Dyson (1991), 64. See also Taviani (1989); Morison (1978), 351-548; and Cummins (1992), 79-133.

  

8 Among the best descriptions of Magellan’s epic voyage is Bergreen (2004), 132-171, 391-392.

  

9 See Kinsman (1965). His book, with its eloquent and thought-provoking notes and asides, is fascinating reading.

  

10 Oceanographer Michel Ochi provides an excellent overview of these new developments. See Ochi (1998).

CHAPTER 2

  

1 Price (1990), 64.

  

2 Two books provide a description of the race. See Knecht (2001), 306, for Ellison’s remark. Mundle (1999), 116, 164-169, 170-175, presents the stories of several other competitors.

  

3 Professor P. N. Joubert, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, personal communication, March 2006. Professor Joubert has sailed many times in the Sydney-Hobart on his boat Kingurra. For additional details concerning this inci-



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