By Mark L. Thompson
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The Sydney to Hobart yacht race is without doubt one of the world's significant sporting activities. In 1998, it turned one of many world's significant wearing failures. Six sailors tragically perished and various yachts sank or have been badly broken. the following seek and rescue operation was once some of the most phenomenally comprehensive peacetime effortsthe international has ever visible.
A brand new vintage from one of many world's most precious crusing authors greater than 35 years in the past, Hal Roth give up his task as a journalist and went crusing. given that then, he is logged greater than 200,000 sea miles. alongside the best way, Roth additionally has authored 8 voyaging classics, together with the 1978 bestseller After 50,000 Miles.
During this firsthand account of existence aboard the ships of the good Lakes, Mark Thompson weaves jointly the threads of a narrative that relives a centuries-old culture. Thompson all started his logbook after he said for responsibility aboard the Calcite II at Fraser Shipyard in more advantageous, Wisconsin, for the 1996 delivery season.
Ein Mann und eine Frau segeln zusammen um die Welt. Er legendärer Segler. Sie struggle nie zuvor auf einem Schiff. Er sucht und wählt die severe, geht an die Grenzen: Nach Amerika über Island und Grönland. Mit Kenterung im Sturm. Von der Südsee zu Alaskas Eisbergen. Nonstop zurück, ohne Hafen, 6 Monate von Australien nach Emden.
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