A Voyage For Madmen

Author: Peter Nichols
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 006186840X
Size: 53.10 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: 34.49 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: 54.75 MB
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It lay like a gauntlet thrown down; to sail around the world alone and non-stop.

Voyage To The North Star

Author: Peter Nichols
Publisher: Basic Books
ISBN: 0786707992
Size: 70.89 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 ...

A Race Too Far

Author: Chris Eakin
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1407027131
Size: 74.16 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.

The Long Way

Author: Bernard Moitessier
Publisher: Sheridan House, Inc.
ISBN: 9780924486845
Size: 29.85 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: 38.24 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: International Marine/Ragged Mountain Press
ISBN: 9780071376129
Size: 27.99 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.

A World Of My Own

Author: Robin Knox-Johnston
Publisher: A&C Black
ISBN: 1472901185
Size: 61.46 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.