To the Ice and Beyond: Kiwi Yachtsman's Epic Solo Circumnavigation Via The Arctic Northwest Passage (Paperback)

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Kiwi yachtsman Graeme Kendall was the first person to sail the Northwest Passage solo non-stop. Sailing east to west, he knocked off the "Everest of sailing" in just 12 days - the fastest recorded - as part of his extraordinary 193 day solo circumnavigation of the globe. This is a story of determination, meticulous planning and rugged courage. All alone in his purpose-built yacht Astral Express, Kendall crossed 28,000 miles of 32 oceans and seaways, facing some of the Earth's most terrifying seas. An enthralling adventure, To The Ice And Beyond will inspire you to live your dreams, and to never give up. During his extraordinary solo circumnavigation, Kendall became the first person to sail the Northwest Passage solo non-stop. Sailing east to west, he knocked off the "Everest of sailing" in just 12 days - the fastest recorded. This is a story of determination, meticulous planning and rugged courage. "... this is a book to be savoured, to be read time and again" -Dr Tom Schnackenberg OBE "Graeme, just finished your book. Incredible, inspirational . . . Couldn't put it down." -Sir Graham Henry.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780473409678
ISBN-10: 0473409674
Publisher: Mary Egan Publishing
Publication Date: October 10th, 2017
Pages: 226
Language: English