A Voyage For Madmen

Author: Peter Nichols
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 006186840X
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In this extraordinary book, Peter Nichols chronicles a contest of the individual against the sea, waged at a time before cell phones, satellite dishes, and electronic positioning systems.

Sea Change

Author: Peter Nichols
Publisher: Sheridan House, Inc.
ISBN: 1574092928
Size: 68.30 MB
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Peter Nichols is the author of A Voyage for Madmen, the story of the 1968 solo race around the world, Evolution's Captain, and the fictional Voyage to the North Star.

At The Mercy Of The Sea

Author: John Kretschmer
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071743068
Size: 40.12 MB
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This book is surely destined to become a classic.”—Peter Nichols, author of Sea Change and A Voyage for Madmen “John Kretschmer has transformed this story of three men on a collision course with a hurricane into a modern seafaring ...

Final Voyage

Author: Peter Nichols
Publisher: Putnam Adult
ISBN: 9780399156021
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In 1871, an entire fleet of whaling ships was caught in an Arctic ice storm and destroyed. Though few lives were lost, the damage would forever shape one of America's most distinctive commodities: oil.

The Rocks

Author: Peter Nichols
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 184866639X
Size: 61.96 MB
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Opening in 2005 with a dramatic event that seems to seal the mystery of two lives, the story moves backwards in time, unravelling over sixty years, amid the olive groves and bars, the boats and poolside parties, the lives and relationships ...


Author: Emma Barrett
Publisher: OUP Oxford
ISBN: 0191645664
Size: 10.72 MB
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solo roundtheworld race described as 'a voyage for madmen'. 27 The ebullient
British entrepreneur had neither a seaworthy boat nor the skills to tackle such a
journey. But he had staked his home, his business, and his pride on the
adventure. Despite last minute doubts, he could not bring himself to walk away.
28 One by one, the Golden Globe racers dropped out, some because of storm
damage, others because they could no longer endure the painful loneliness. Just
one man ...

True Spirit

Author: Jessica Watson
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 0733627366
Size: 74.90 MB
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This area is known as the Roaring Forties because of its characteristically strong
westerly winds; it is a notoriously difficult area for sailors. I planned to make my
way south of the fiftieth parallel to make the passage between South America and
Antarctica but was nervous about confronting the Everest of ocean sailing:
rounding Cape Horn. Cape Horn is the southernmost headland of the Tierra del
Fuego archipelago of southern Chile, a place Peter Nichols, in A Voyage for
Madmen, ...