Publisher: Seafarer Books
To the captains of the great tea clippers sailing from China to England, only one thing mattered: to be first home. To some, like Captain 'Cracker Jack' Kemball of the Erl King, it mattered so much that they would lay bets against rival captains. Sailing from Shanghai in 1869, he races Captain Richards of the Seawitch to London. The wager is his daughter's hand in marriage. More...