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    Pre-Publication Offer - Save $14.95 - Each copy will be signed by author Ian Johnston Price includes GST and shipping Australia Wide *Books delivered early December 2018 > Hard Cover and over 190 pages > A guide from South Cape to Hibbs Pyramid > Over 30 anchorages listed including Port Davey > Stunning aerial images and mud maps Designed and Published by Andrew Wilson "Ian Johnston has been navigating the oceans for more years than he’ll care to admit. He has a penchant for the wild places where few people go, and in The Shank he describes some of the wildest. It’s a rutter that you’ll want to have with you, if you and your crew choose to go where the wild things are." - Paul Cullen, Director, Australian Wooden Boat Festival
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    Click on the gallery to look inside Book 2. Buy both Book 1 and 2 of Old Sea Dogs of Tasmania – and save $20 off the RRP. Includes shipping Australia Wide. Both books cover the entirety of Tasmania’s rugged coastline, including the remote coastlines of King Island, Flinders Island and Port Davey. Book 1 is captured entirely in stunning B+W imagery, whilst Book 2 is presented B+W and vivid colour, with five fold out sections. > Includes postage and handling. > Includes a complimentary Postcard Book. > Hardcover coffee table books. > Over 550 pages of images and stories. > All books will be signed.  
  • Old Sea Dogs of Tasmania Book 1 is a number #1 best selling title with over 5250 books sold Australia wide, wonderful Fathers Day Gifts, birthday presents or Christmas stocking fillers for the man of the house. This joyful and highly acclaimed collection of tall tales and striking black and white portrait and seascape photographs is set deep in the southern seas, where the Roaring Forties batter Australia's smallest state - Tasmania. Meet tough salt encrusted sailors, fishermen and shipwrights, who have made passage and experienced high adventures across all the worlds oceans on vessels large and small. In Book 1 you will round Cape Horn on a fully rigged Windjammer, compete in the Three Peaks Race, craft from Huon Pine the stunning 8 meter class yacht Varg, live the life of a river rat, step in the footprints of Joshua Slocum, race district dinghies, encounter whales and visit Hells Gates amongst other adventures. What The Smith Journal had to say. Both Old Sea Dogs of Tasmania books, by resident author and photographer Andrew Wilson, are not only homages in words and images to his island home, they are also love letters to the sea and those that cast away their lines and set forth seeking adventure and fortune across the globe. Coffee table books for anyone who wishes to be swept away, and great Fathers Day gifts or year round presents for those hard to buy for granddads, dads and sons!
    • Over 240 pages of stunning B+W images
    • Tasmanian number #1 best seller
    • Over 5250 copies sold Australia wide
    • Hard Cover coffee table book
    • Includes postage and handling Australia wide
    If you have already bought book 1, you can find more tales and adventures in the second book in the series here.
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    Old Sea Dogs of Tasmania Book 2 is a wonderful collection of tall tales and striking portrait and seascape photographs from deep in the southern ocean, these books are great gifts for men, whether they're for a birthday, Christmas or Fathers Day Present. Inside you will meet tough salt encrusted sailors, fishermen and shipwrights, who have made passage and experienced high adventures across all the worlds oceans. In Book 2 you will live the pirates life in the Caribbean, race in the worlds greatest blue water classics, search for cray fish along the coastlines of Bass Strait's remote islands, endure gale force winds while capturing yachts competing in the world renowned Sydney to Hobart, make passage to a pristine harbour on a dutch tall ship, visit a world famous wooden boat festival and so much more. Click on the gallery to look inside the book. What The Smith Journal had to say. Both Old Sea Dogs of Tasmania books, by resident author and photographer Andrew Wilson, are not only homages in words and images to his island home, they are also love letters to the sea and those that cast away their lines and set forth seeking adventure and fortune across the globe. Coffee table books for anyone who wishes to be swept away. Both Book 1 and Book 2 make great gifts for men, a year round present for those hard to buy for granddads, dads and sons!
    • All new material
    • Features King Island, Flinders Island, Port Davey and beyond.
    • Over 280 pages of B+W and Colour images
    • Five fold out sections
    • Hard Cover coffee table book
    • Includes postage and handling Australia wide
    If you have already bought book 2, you can find more tales and adventures in the first book in the series here.