Rattling yarns that mix Richard Woodhead's knowledge of the sea and of history in winning combination. Full of narrative twists and turns, the stories are eminently readable but also shed interesting light on the past maritime strategies and offer a fascinating insight into the Royal Navy of the time.
Richard Woodman is a true seaman who has become a man of letters. We are the richer for his work
It is in the technical detail of ship handling, sails, rigging and myriad other details that Richard Woodman excels