Racing the World's Most Dangerous WaterseBook - 1998
Hair-raising account of the world's most demanding, dangerous, and deadly sailing race. Around the world, one sailor, one boat, no stops, no assistance. On November 3, 1996, the 16 solo sailboat racers of the third Vende Globe contest left the little French port of Les Sables dOlonne for a four-month round race whose most trying feature would be a circumnavigation of treacherous Antarctica.
Publisher: Chapel Hill, N.C. : Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 1998
Edition: 1st ed
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xxv, 272 p.) : ill., maps