"A gripping compendium of noteworthy small-boat voyages made over the centuries."
--John Harland, author of Seamanship in the Age of Sail
A Speck on the Sea chronicles the greatest ocean voyages attempted in the littlest boats. These feats include:
Diego Mendez's voyage to rescue Columbus
William Okeley's escape from slavery in a folding rowboat
Ernest Shackleton's death-cheating journeys