The Slocum Spray
This page contains links to web
sites and sources having to do with Joshua Slocum, the Spray
design, and cruising under sail. The information is divided into
the following categories:
A good source of Slocum
and Spray research information is: http://www.mcallen.lib.tx.us/orgs/slocum.htm
NOTE THAT WE DO NOT LIST LINKS TO COMMERCIAL SITES UNLESS THEY ARE RELATED
TO JOSHUA SLOCUM
Here are books related to Spray
design sources and stories.
- "Spray : the
ultimate cruising boat" by R. Bruce Roberts-Goodson.
Published: Dobbs Ferry, NY : Sheridan House, 1995.
Available from the Bruce Roberts site above.
- "Spray" by
Robert J. Blake. Published: New York : Philomel Books,
- Bruce Roberts Yacht Design
http://www.bruceroberts.com and the Australian contact, Andy
Joshua Slocum wrote at
least five books/booklets:
- "In the Wake of
the Spray" by Ken Slack
Slocum's life before and after The Spray" by Myra A.
Lopes. Published: [New Bedford, MA] : RPI Graphics,
- "Captain Joshua
Slocum : a centennial tribute" by Myra A. Lopes.
Published: [S.l.] : RPI, c1994.
- "The Solitary
Slocum" by Robert Blondin. Translated by Hedley
King. Published: Halifax, Nova Scotia, c1992. (Note:
depending on what information you credit this is either
biography or biographical fiction.) firstname.lastname@example.orgCommunipomme
Slocum" Walter Teller. Edition: [Extensively rev.
and augm. ed.] Published: New Brunswick, N.J., Rutgers
University Press  1956 ed. published under title:
"The search for Captain Slocum."
- "The Voyages of
Joshua Slocum" collected and introduced by Walter Magnus Teller. Includes a check list of published work of
Captain Joshua Slocum--P. 393-395.
- "Capt. Joshua
Slocum : the life and voyages of America's best known
sailor" by Victor Slocum. Published: New York :
Sheridan House, 1981, c1950.
- "Alone at sea :
the adventures of Joshua Slocum" by Ann Spencer.
Published: Toronto, Ont. : Doubleday Canada, 1998.
- "First to sail
the world alone, Joshua Slocum" by Jan Fortman ;
illustrated by Gerald Smith. Published: New York :
- "Three years on
the ocean" by James I. Clark ; illustrated by Joe
Van Severen. Published: Milwaukee : Raintree Publishers,
In-print books may be
sourced on-line through
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These are some Australian
sites of relevance to blue water cruisers and researchers.
These are some odds and
ends about Josh and the Spray.
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