[Epub] ➛ Gipsy Moth Circles the World Author Francis Chichester – Capitalsoftworks.co.uk When 65 year old Francis Chichester set sail on his solitaryeastward journey around the world in 1966many believed he wouldn't return alive But when the old man returned in his 53 foot ketch Gypsy Mot When year Circles the PDF/EPUB Ä old Francis Chichester set sail on his solitaryeastward journey around the world in many believed he wouldn't return alive But when the old man returned in his foot ketch Gypsy Moth IV nine months laterhe had made history's fastest circumnavigation Gipsy Moth Circles the World was an international best seller when it appeared in It inspired the first solo around the world race and remains a timeless testament to the spirit of adventure The Sailor's Classics presents the Gipsy Moth PDF/EPUB or best writing about the sea as observed from the perspective of a small boat under sail The stories range from pensive cruises in sheltered waters to tales of endurance and high adventure and each one features an introduction from Jonathan Rabanwhom The Guardian has called the finest writer afloat since Conrad The delight in stories well told is as intrinsic to who we are as a species as toolmaking or song And from time immemorialfew narrative genres have had the power to so stir Moth Circles the Epub Ü the emotions or captivate the imagination as the true account of a lone adventurer's triumph over the titanic forces of nature Among the handful of such tales to emerge in the twentieth centuryone of the most enduring surely must be Sir Francis Chichester's account of his solitarynine month journey around the world in his foot ketch Gipsy Moth IV The story of how the sixty five year old navigator single handedly circumnavigated the globethe whole way battling hostile seas as well as his boat's numerous design flawsis a tale of superhuman tenacity and endurance to be read and reread by sailors and armchair adventurers alike This handsome first volume in The Sailor'sClassics series restores in its entirety for a new generation of readers Francis Chichester's extraordinarily candid personal account of his adventure First published in just months after the completion of Chichester's historic journeyGipsy Moth Circles the World was an instant international best seller It inspired the first solo around the world race and remains a timeless testament to the spirit of adventure The Sailor's Classics edition features a new introduction by series editor Jonathan Raban.
- 269 pages
- Gipsy Moth Circles the World
- Francis Chichester
- 19 August 2015 Francis Chichester