A Voyage For Madmen

Author: Peter Nichols
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 006186840X
Size: 65.37 MB
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In this extraordinary book, Peter Nichols chronicles a contest of the individual against the sea, waged at a time before cell phones, satellite dishes, and electronic positioning systems.

A Voyage For Madmen

Author: Peter Nichols
Publisher: Profile Books
ISBN: 1847654665
Size: 16.50 MB
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It lay like a gauntlet thrown down; to sail around the world alone and non-stop.

A Voyage For Madmen

Author: Peter Nichols
Publisher: Profile Books
ISBN: 1846684439
Size: 21.62 MB
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It lay like a gauntlet thrown down; to sail around the world alone and non-stop.

A Race Too Far

Author: Chris Eakin
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1407027131
Size: 72.49 MB
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This remarkable challenge inspired those daring to enter–with or without sailing experience. A Race Too Far is the story of how the race unfolded, and how it became a tragedy for many involved.

Voyage To The North Star

Author: Peter Nichols
Publisher: Basic Books
ISBN: 0786707992
Size: 35.43 MB
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Failed seaman Will Boden is hired by wealthy industrialist and adventurer Carl Schenck to navigate his luxurious but ill-equipped yacht through the perilous polar waters on a dangerous Arctic safari, in a novel set during the 1920s on the ...

The Long Way

Author: Bernard Moitessier
Publisher: Sheridan House, Inc.
ISBN: 9780924486845
Size: 11.25 MB
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Bernard Moitessier is a writer and one of France's most famous sailors.

Desperate Voyage

Author: John Caldwell
Publisher: Sheridan House, Inc.
ISBN: 9780924486203
Size: 38.63 MB
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In May 1946, John Caldwell, stranded in Panama after the war, set out single-handed on a 9,000 mile journey aboard the 29-foot PAGAN to rejoin his wife in Sydney.

The Strange Last Voyage Of Donald Crowhurst

Author: Nicholas Tomalin
Publisher: Quercus
ISBN: 9781681441825
Size: 68.55 MB
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From in-depth interviews with Crowhurst's family and friends and telling excerpts from his logbooks, Tomalin and Hall develop a tale of tragic self-delusion and public deception, a haunting portrait of a complex, deeply troubled man and his ...

Final Voyage

Author: Peter Nichols
Publisher: Putnam Adult
ISBN: 9780399156021
Size: 63.78 MB
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In 1871, an entire fleet of whaling ships was caught in an Arctic ice storm and destroyed. Though few lives were lost, the damage would forever shape one of America's most distinctive commodities: oil.

A World Of My Own

Author: Robin Knox-Johnston
Publisher: A&C Black
ISBN: 1472901185
Size: 67.77 MB
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A World of My Own is Robin's gripping, uninhibited, moving account of one of the greatest sea adventures of our time. An instant bestseller, it is now reissued for a new generation of readers to be enthralled and inspired.