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About Nic Gardner
Nic Gardner stumbled onto a local sail-training ship while she was still at high school in Australia, and fell in love with being at sea. Apart from brief and unavoidable stints ashore to complete her studies, she’s been working at sea ever since.
Her career has taken her across the world and given her the opportunity to indulge her passion for learning, writing, and travel. She now calls New Zealand home.
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Have you ever gazed at a ship on the horizon, or contemplated a ship leaving port, and wondered what it would be like to work on something like that? Have you ever thought about going to sea, but you didn't know where to start? Are you curious about the practical details of life at sea? This is the book for you!
Learn the difference between the merchant navy and the navy, and how maritime law works. Explore the jobs that are available on merchant ships. Find out what sort of training you need, and what you need to know to get started.
Discover what to expect on your first ship, what to pack, and how to deal with the most common problems on board.
This book has everything you need to find out whether to heed the call of the sea!