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Whitbread round the world, 1973-1993

Johnson, Peter

Whitbread round the world, 1973-1993

twentyyears of the ultimate ocean race : the authorized record

by Johnson, Peter

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Published by Whitbread Round the World Race in Southampton .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Whitbread Round the World Race.

  • Edition Notes

    Text and map on lining paers.

    StatementPeter Johnson.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination95 p. :
    Number of Pages95
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19880923M

    Whitbread Round The World Race – Hoppa till navigering Hoppa till sök. Det första äventyret När det första skottet avlossades den 8 september stod 17 båtar i storlekarna fot från sju olika länder, redo på startlinjen precis öster om .   The 4th Whitbread Round the World Yacht Race, September The first 20 years involved 5 classic races, starting from Portsmouth, England. .

    Maiden and the girls entered her first race in December She won the Route of Discovery Race from Cadiz to Santa Domingo beating all the other Whitbread boats, including Pierre Fehlmann’s UBS!! At 11am on 2nd September Maiden squared up on the start line of the Whitbread Round the World .   In , year-old skipper Tracy Edwards set out on what was thought of as an unthinkable journey for a woman — to sail mile Whitbread Round The World Race. She assembled an all.

    Tracy Edwards MBE's log book, from aboard Maiden, in the 89/90 Whitbread Round the World Yacht Race. 31st March It is difficult to describe the utter feeling of despair and desolation I feel when I work out the positions after the chat show. I n , the first-ever all-female team entered the Whitbread Race to sail around the world. Everyone, from the (male) sailors who scoffed at their efforts to the (male) journalists who took bets.


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