Overview:The Godforsaken Sea - 'One of the best books ever written about sailing'Time 27,000 miles, three and a half to five months alone at sea, chilling casualty rates, the unrelenting strain of handling 60-foot boats day and night, the absolute certainty of weather and waves that could destroy them. On 3 November 1996 sixteen sailors set out from the Bay of Biscay to embark on the Vendee Globe - a single-handed yacht race through the world's most treacherous and isolated seas.Of the sixteen starters only six completed the course, six others withdrew or were disqualified, three were plucked from sinking boats and one disappeared without trace.This is a book about the sea: how we are dawn to it and how it repels us and about why these men and women risk everything to embark on such a perilous journey. TWENTIETH ANNIVESARY EDITION, WITH A NEW FOREWORD FROM THE AUTHOR.

This book is on page /f0166292d20be78f634ba142d4daa6f0/book/1603725640-9780224059718. It was written by the following authors: Derek Lundy. Book The Godforsaken Sea, which can be read online, published by the company: Vintage Publishing. Other books on similar topics can be found in sections: Sports Books. The book was published on 2000-06-01 00:00:00. It has 320 pages and is published in Paperback format and weight 232 g. File for download The Godforsaken Sea has PDF format and is called the-godforsaken-sea.pdf. Other books you can download below. Our qcoins.biz site is not responsible for the content of PDF files.


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