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From kauri trees to sunlit seas

shoestring shipping in the South Pacific

by Don Silk

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Published by Godwit in Auckland, N.Z .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Oceania
    • Subjects:
    • Silk, Don, 1928-,
    • Merchant mariners -- Oceania -- Biography.,
    • Merchant marine -- Oceania -- History.,
    • Shipping -- Oceania -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementDon Silk.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHE569.S46 S46 1994
      The Physical Object
      Pagination244 p. :
      Number of Pages244
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1221504M
      ISBN 100908877498
      LC Control Number94220718

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        After loosing all of his ships on the treacherous reefs in the South Pacific, Don Silk retired to Rarotonga to live out the rest of his life in paradise, where he wrote his book, 'Kauri Trees to Sunlit Seas'. He died in All the best, Don. May you rest in .   World Book Review: The South Pacific - the Sea of Dreams:Sailing Panama-Galapagos-French Polynesia - Tonga - Fiji - Vanuatu - Solomon Islands (Seven Seas Adventures) by Anne E. Brevig, Halvor Nome Best Buy PDF From Kauri Trees to Sunlit Seas: Shoestring Shipping in the South Pacific Best. yutawih. Trending. Final Fantasy VII Remake.

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Get this from a library. From kauri trees to sunlit seas: shoestring shipping in the South Pacific. [Don Silk]. After the loss of all their ships, Don Silk retired in Rarotonga to live out his remaining years, where he wrote his book, Kauri Trees to Sunlit Seas.

It's a good read, but so sad in places. One of my old crew, Murray Bishop, also a Kiwi, sent me an e-mail earlier this year telling me of Don Silk's passing last year, as we both knew him well. Buy From Kauri Trees to Sunlit Seas: Shoestring Shipping in the South Pacific by Don Silk online at Alibris.

We have new and used copies available, in 1 editions - starting at $ Shop Range: $ - $ From Kauri trees to sunlit seas: Shoestring Shipping in the South Pacific by Don Silk Godwit, Auckland, New Zealand, Dennis C.

Williams (illustrator). Very Good condition Signed for ex-owner This book recounts Silk's adventures in the Pacific over nearly four decades.

From Kauri Trees to Sunlit Seas - Don Silk () and. The Book of Puka Puka - A lone trader on a South Seas Atoll. Robert Dean Frisbie () Both excellent reading, If you are really keen you can talk to Captain Don Silk, as he frequents the CI Game Fishing Club everyday with his old mates. RBB. From Kauri Trees to Sunlit Seas: Shoestring Shipping In The South Pacific.

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So we did persist, and Brian Phillips of Godwit Press accepted Don’s manuscript for publication. It came out intitled From Kauri Trees to Sunlit Seas: shoestring shipping in the South Pacific.

On the cover was a delightful photograph by Glenn Jowitt of one of Silk and Boyd’s little ships being unloaded off : Stephen Stratford. Godwit, Staple holes on first page, otherwise good condition. Recounts the author's adventures running a small inter-island shipping company, "Silk and Boyd" over 4 decades in the South Pacific based in the Cook Islands.

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The Book of Puka Puka - A lone trader on a South Seas Atoll. First 25 of 29 words: SILK, 31st October in Rarotonga. From Kauri Trees To Sunlit Seas Smooth sailing forever. Goodbye Old Friend Elliott and Tungane Cochrane and. History for sale in New Zealand. Buy and sell History on Trade Me.

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Otago. Don Silk, Rarotonga Harbourmaster and author of "From Kauri Trees to Sunlit Seas" We decided not to stop and continued on to Rarotonga, miles south.

Fresh SE trades meant that we weren't quite able to lay the island, so we motorsailed into Raro Thursday afternoon and headed for Trader Jack's, Raro's craziest waterfront restaurant-bar.

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Book Description: Grantham House, Wellington, Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. Landscape format. Illstd in colour. Moderate library markings, minor wear. Dust jacket is intact and bright, some light tape stains, in a clear protective cover.How to find nautical history,exploration, yarns, biographies, and stories.

A complete list of our huge WORLDWIDE range of nautical history, exploration, yarns, biographies, and stories.From Kauri Trees to Sunlit Seas: Shoestring Shipping in the South Pacific Don Silk built his first boat, the “Patsy Jean”, with a book on boat building in one hand.

Constructed from specially milled Northland kauri, it was launched at Opononi, on the Hokianga Harbour, and in he set off for Rarotonga with his wife and baby : Gatis Pavils.