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A Voyage for Madmen book

A Voyage for Madmen by Peter Nichols

A Voyage for Madmen

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A Voyage for Madmen Peter Nichols ebook
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Page: 336
ISBN: 0060957034, 9780061439698

A Voyage For Madmen I just finished reading it. The book is A Voyage for Madmen by Peter Nichols (HarperCollins Publishers, 2001) which is about the 1968-1969 non-stop circumnavigation of the world sailing race by nine solo yachtsmen. It tells the story about the first single-handed round the world race, from England and back non-stop. Posted: May 3, 2013 | Author: chrisebpage | Filed under: Uncategorized | Tags: A Voyage for Madmen, adventurers, book reviews (non-fiction), books 2013, Peter Nichols, travel |Leave a comment ». I haven't written much on this blog for the last few days because I've been stuck in a book called A Voyage for Madmen by Peter Nichols. Rich with excitement, accomplished, gripping and authoritative, A Voyage for Madmen is the story of the yachting tournament from hell written by a man who is himself a gifted sailor as well as writer. Books about sailing are rarely exciting. It's about the first round the world singlehanded nonstop yacht race. I just re-read "A Voyage for Madmen" by Peter Nichols. In 1968, nine sailors set off on the most daring race ever held: to single-handedly circumnavigate the globe nonstop. I am sure this kind of thing is not everybody's cup of tea. It was a feat that had never been accomplished and one that would forever change the face of sailing. I found my way to this book while reading “A Voyage for Madmen” about the 1969 race to be the first non-stop solo circumnavigator (also a great read). Having just read 'A Voyage for Madmen' – (read it in a day – couldn't put it down and totally recommend it) – it was fascinating to see how nine very different men approached their adventure ….. If you have not read Peter Nichols's a voyage for madmen , I highly recommend it. Himself, vividly assessed all nine competitors in light of why they took on the challenge, what was at stake in each of their lives, and the known and unknowable conditions they faced at sea in “A Voyage for Madmen” (2002). I found this documentary about the same disastrous 1968 round-the-wor. Take a voyage into the life of a man who changed advertising and photography. BERT STERN: ORIGINAL MADMAN (NO RATING).

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