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The world of sail.

The world of sail.

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Published by Boat International Publications in Kingston-upon-Thames .
Written in English


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Open LibraryOL21755030M
ISBN 101898524408

Chichester's book details his solo sail around the world, which was the fastest circumnavigation of the globe by a single-handed vessel and it was the longest voyage by a solo vessel without a port of call. (He stopped only in Sydney, Australia during his voyage to and from Plymouth, England.)/5(35). Asia. In East Asia: Sailing east from China, Korea, or Japan, sailors find only thousands of miles of empty ocean and a few tiny islands. The Kuroshio Current tends to push ships northeast into the westerlies and towards North America. There are records of unlucky Japanese fishermen being blown to North America, but no records of any who sailed home. It is easy to sail south and link up with.

  His expertise helped him become a history-making mariner, the first recorded person to sail round the world without navigational instruments. .   A new film tells the story of the first all-female crew to enter the Whitbread Round the World Race: "Guys used to say to us with absolute certainty, 'You're going to .

  Set sail with these 10 books about epic ocean voyages. Fifty years ago, Robin Lee Graham cruised into the Los Angeles harbor and made history, becoming at the time the youngest person to sail . Sailing Alone Around the World is a sailing memoir by Joshua Slocum in about his single-handed global circumnavigation aboard the sloop was the first person to sail around the world book was an immediate success and highly influential in inspiring later travelers.


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