author unveils new Sir Francis Drake publication
Burnham-On-Sea author has launched a new publication about a famous
Turner, 59, has spent much of his life writing about his travels
and following in the footsteps of the explorer Sir Francis Drake.
has just published the second edition of his 15,000-word booklet
about Sir Francis and The Golden Hind.
selling 2,000 copies, the second edition carries more words and
includes more refined detail and accuracy.
have photographed scores of places in over 40 countries that have
been visited by Sir Francis Drake in order to compile a very accurate
compendium," he told Burnham-On-Sea.com.
comprises a biography followed by an analysis of Drake as a person.
For this, I gathered descriptions of Drake by those who knew him.
The world voyage is uniquely tabulated as a ship's log of every
place visited, coupled with maximum detail, yet succinctly presented."
ship, which was the first English vessel to sail around the world,
is described in full detail and where to find her remains. For
the first time ever, a list of every item observed on board is
40-page booklet, complete with a map and 31 colour plates, is
available at GW Hurley's bookshop in Burnham priced £4.
Michael Turner at the Drake statue at Plymouth Hoe