Title Over the Top the First Lone Yachtsman to Sail Vertically Around the World.
64mo - up to 3
London Weidenfeld & Nicolson. 2008
Sellers ID 00381
In 1975 when Adrian Flanagan was 15,he read Sir Francis Chichester's account of his circumnavigation around the world and a dream began to form.Thirty years later on 28 October 2005, Adrian set sail from the south coast of England on his quest to voyage vertically around the earth by the most difficult route imaginable,via Cape Horn and the ice bound waters of the Russian Artic. After 30,825 miles,he arrived home on 21 May 2008 ,with a Royal Navy escort. This hardback book is in V/G condition with a slight spine lean.