Ep. 47: Harry Pidgeon, Around the World-Single Handed the Cruise of the Islander Ch. 1-3 Read by Linus Wilson

April 24, 2018

Harry Pidgeon was the first man to sail around the world in a small yacht via the Panama Canal. He did this historic trip in his 34-foot sailing yawl the ISLANDER between 1921-1924. You will hear the first three chapters of the audiobook, including how he built his boat on the beach for $1,000.

You can read the full eBook for Kindle of Harry Pidgeon's Around the World Single-Handed; the Cruise of the ISLANDER on Amazon. 

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You can hear the rest of the audiobook of Harry Pidgeon's Around the World Single-Handed; the Cruise of the ISLANDER by pledging as little as $5 on 

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Harry Pidgeon was the first man to sail around the world via the Panama Canal in a small sailboat or yacht. Unlike Joshua Slocum he pioneered the most popular round the world sailing circumnavigation route which passes through the Panama Canal and under the Cape of Good Hope and Cape Agulhas.

GET AROUND THE WORLD SINGLE-HANDED by Harry Pidgeon in eBook at
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Joshua Slocum was lost at sea before the Panama Canal was built and had to sail through the Straits of Magellan in Patagonia. Harry Pidgeon was a farmer from Iowa who built a wooden, engine-less boat on the beach in Los Angeles, California. It was a 34-foot gaff-rigged yawl called, the ISLANDER. Harry Pidgeon was the first man to sail around the world twice in a yacht, and the second to sail around the world alone in a small sailboat. He sailed to Hawaii, the Marquesas, Tahiti, Fiji, Samoa, the New Hebrides, New Guinea, the Torres Straight, Australia, Kupang, Indonesia, Christmas Island, Cocos-Keeling, Durbin, Cape Town, South Africa, St. Helena, Ascension Island, Trinidad, and many other ports on his 1921-1924 circumnavigation. He was awarded the Blue Water Medal for his amazing solo-circumnavigation. Harry survived boarding by cannibals, a collision with an oil tanker, and shipwreck in Africa. He was one to hold fast regardless of the hardship with good cheer. Pidgeon's voyage puts him on par with sailing firsts like that of Sir Robin Knox Johnston who was the first man to sail around the world alone (non-stop) in the 1968 Golden Globe race.

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The eBook of AROUND THE WORLD SINGLE-HANDED: The Cruise of the Islander is at https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07C3THFZV

 

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