Blood, Sweat and the Sea

Blood, Sweat and the Sea



Biography of Tasmanian Robert John Muir: a remarkable man and export champion. He started a world-renowned maritime winch, anchoring and mooring systems manufacturing company.

The Muir name has long been synonymous with boat building, competitive sailing and the marine manufacturing business in Tasmania. Former ABC journalist Mike Swinson has written an engaging account of John’s early life in Battery Point, his forebears and their strong maritime link, and the amazing amount of hard work in building a globally recognised and respected manufacturing company from Tasmania. This book also includes fascinating anecdotes and contributions from some of the global marine manufacturing industry’s biggest names.