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A Monkey for a Yacht by Janice C MacDonald


The legend of a Victorian yachtsman including a history of the Port Melbourne Yacht Club.


A Monkey for a Yacht

Soft cover, illustrated, 70pp, 1999.

The story of Dick (Eli) Edwards, yachtsman extraordinaire and farrier written by his grand-daughter Janice C MacDonald. The tales of his victories as skipper of the sloop S.J.S. are legendary and there was a time when he was virtually unbeatable.

The book also includes a history of the Port Melbourne Yacht Club.

Prices are in Australian dollars. No GST is chargeable.

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Weight 250 g

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