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Sailing Alone Around the World - Study Guide Chapters 6-10 Summary & Analysis

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In chapter six, Slocum prepared to depart from Brazil. On November 28, the Spray left Rio de Janeiro and immediately ran into a gale of wind so violent that it tore up the coast. Slocum discusses the sailing habits of other boats that travel quickly during the day, passing up the Spray and then slowing down measurably at night. The Spray kept a steady course, both day and night.

Slocum approached Uruguay and very nearly missed a shipwreck. The sloop ended up being somewhat damaged but managed to stay afloat.

The British continued to be cordial to Slocum and were quite courteous to the captain when the Spray arrived at Maldonado. Slocum also received a warm welcome at Montevideo.

Slocum took the opportunity to make an excursion to Buenos Aires. The Spray arrived in Buenos Aires just after Christmas, and Slocum was delighted to...

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