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Sports & Recreation Sailing

A Cruising Guide to the Bay of Fundy and the St. John River

by (author) Nicholas Tracy

illustrated by Sarah Petite

Goose Lane Editions
Initial publish date
Jan 1992
Sailing, Atlantic Provinces, Boating
  • Spiral bound

    Publish Date
    Jan 1992
    List Price

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Out of print

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With maps and illustrations, A Cruising Guide leads the sailor around Grand Manan, Passamaquoddy Bay, the Fundy coast to Saint John and St. Martins, up the Saint John River, and around Nova Scotia from Digby to Lockeport. History, personal experience, and local wisdom complement essential information about navigation, anchorages, sources of fuel and provisions, and things to do ashore.

About the authors

Nicholas Tracy is an adjunct professor of History at the University of New Brunswick, with his research focusing mainly on naval and seapower history from the age of sail to the present. He is an Associate of the Gregg Centre for the Study of War and Society, a member of the International Institute for Strategic Studies, and Visiting fellow of the Institute of Commonwealth Studies, University of London. He currently lives in New Brunswick.

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