Knox-Johnston On Sailing (Wiley Nautical)

Knox-Johnston On Sailing (Wiley Nautical)


a life of reflections at the joys, terrors, and triumphs of boating from Britain's maximum yachtsman the 1st guy to sail solo and continuous around the globe, in 1969, Robin Knox-Johnston immediately turned a global legend. as well as surroundings different worldwide crusing documents, he has led crusing expeditions to far off locations, accumulating a breadth of expertise few can equivalent. In his new publication, a compilation of his per month articles in Yachting international, Sir Robin stocks his ideas at the majesty, secret, and hazards of cruising the open seas. He describes the "Joy of the Solo Sailor" in addition to the realities of defense at sea and lifestyles on board a yacht, recalling his get away from an ideal hurricane, evening terrors and waves in a position to devouring a ship.Allows readers to adventure the thrill (going around the Horn of Africa in an afternoon) of cruising, in addition to shut calls Sheds gentle at the position of the media and crusing in addition to the altering face of boating a desirable list of heroic and larger-than-life exploits from Britain's most famed celebrated yachtsman, Knox-Johnston on crusing is an engaging account of 1 man's quest for actual problem and experience and the rewards they give.

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