Ocean Titans

Article number: 18370

A journey into the world of merchant shipping from the shipyards in Korea, to a crossing of the North Atlantic in a ferocious gale, and into the boardroom of a wealthy ship owner in Monaco. Learn how a captain masters his craft, why a deckhand spends nine months at sea and how a ship is broken up on the shores of India. Daniel Sekulich is a masterful writer in the vein of John McPhee, with an observant eye and a gift for sparkling detail.