Alone Across The Atlantic

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Bello

Publication date: 27.09.2012
ISBN: 9781447234043
Number of pages: 0

Synopsis

A brave man in a small boat alone on a big sea . . .

Sir Francis Chichester was a courageous explorer and gifted navigator. Six years before his epic solo voyage around the world in Gipsy Moth IV, so vividly captured in Gipsy Moth Circles the World, and at the age of 59, Chichester took part in the 1960 Singlehanded Transatlantic Race in Gipsy Moth III.

During the forty days the voyage took, Chichester kept a diary in which he shared his fears and moments of exhilaration. The result is both a practical tale about Gipsy Moth III's sailing victory and a day-by-day sharing of adventure by her skipper.