Knox-Johnston On Sailing (Wiley Nautical)

Knox-Johnston On Sailing (Wiley Nautical)


a life of reflections at the joys, terrors, and triumphs of cruising from Britain's maximum yachtsman the 1st guy to sail solo and continuous all over the world, in 1969, Robin Knox-Johnston immediately turned a global legend. as well as environment different international crusing files, he has led crusing expeditions to faraway locations, gathering a breadth of expertise few can equivalent. In his new publication, a compilation of his per 30 days articles in Yachting international, Sir Robin stocks his innovations at the majesty, secret, and risks of cruising the open seas. He describes the "Joy of the Solo Sailor" in addition to the realities of protection at sea and existence on board a yacht, recalling his break out 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 boating, 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 checklist of heroic and larger-than-life exploits from Britain's most famed celebrated yachtsman, Knox-Johnston on crusing is an interesting account of 1 man's quest for actual problem and event and the rewards they provide.

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