A Voyage For Madmen

Author: Peter Nichols
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 006186840X
Size: 28.85 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: 79.30 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: 61.72 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.

Desperate Voyage

Author: John Caldwell
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1574093258
Size: 19.89 MB
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This is more than an exciting tale of sea-adventure. It is as compelling and unpredictable as a thriller. It is the story, witty and moving, of a man, motivated initially by love, and ultimately by his own fierce determination to survive.

Voyage To The North Star

Author: Peter Nichols
Publisher: Carroll & Graf Pub
ISBN: 9780786706648
Size: 51.89 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 Rocks

Author: Peter Nichols
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 184866639X
Size: 20.88 MB
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Opening in 2005 with a dramatic event that seems to seal the mystery of two lives, the story moves backwards in time, unravelling over sixty years, amid the olive groves and bars, the boats and poolside parties, the lives and relationships ...

A World Of My Own

Author: Robin Knox-Johnston
Publisher: A&C Black
ISBN: 1472901185
Size: 32.48 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.

The Strange Last Voyage Of Donald Crowhurst

Author: Nicholas Tomalin
Publisher: International Marine/Ragged Mountain Press
ISBN: 9780071376129
Size: 39.47 MB
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. . . This singular story of one man's journey into the abyss."--"Library Journal "The Sailor's Classics recognize and celebrate the best books ever written about life aboard small boats at sea.

Final Voyage

Author: Peter Nichols
Publisher: Putnam Adult
ISBN: 9780399156021
Size: 30.39 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.

The Long Way

Author: Bernard Moitessier
Publisher: Sheridan House, Inc.
ISBN: 9780924486845
Size: 28.55 MB
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Bernard Moitessier is a writer and one of France's most famous sailors.