Two Weeks before the Mast

Walsh, Don
June 2002
U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings;Jun2002, Vol. 128 Issue 6, p105
Conference Proceeding
Focuses on the decline on the number of merchant sailing vessels in the United States. Use of sailing ships mainly in the cruising industry; Itineraries, vessel types and special cruise themes offered by cruise companies.


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