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Sailing Around Britain - A Weekend Sailor's Voyage in 50 Day Sails - 9781912177059

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  • Product code: BKGBM
  • ISBN: 9781912177059
  • Publisher: Fernhurst Books Limited
  • Format: Paperback
  • Dimensions: 13.0cm x 19.8cm
  • Pages: 248
  • Publish date: 03/10/2017

Sailing Around Britain - A Weekend Sailor's Voyage in 50 Day Sails (Paperback)

Sailing Around Britain - A Weekend Sailor's Voyage in 50 Day Sails - 9781912177059

Kim Sturgess


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Kim Sturgess was a weekend sailor: he enjoyed club racing and several brief sailing holidays, but had never attempted a substantial expedition. Reaching the age of fifty focused the mind and he decided to sail around Britain. While many cruising sailors would not contemplate a 1900 nautical mile voyage, he broke the voyage into a series of day sails, making it an achievable ambition for him, largely single-handed, and for many other weekend sailors who might dream of sailing around their home island. This book tells the quirky traveller's narrative of the voyage and visits to forty-eight towns. Evoking the spirit of both Jerome K. Jerome with his Three Men in a Boat and Joshua Slocum's Sailing Alone Around the World, Kim shares his thoughts and struggles, recounting how easy it is for anyone to become an adventurer here at home.

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Product Details

  • Product code: BKGBM
  • ISBN: 9781912177059
  • Publisher: Fernhurst Books Limited
  • Format: Paperback
  • Dimensions: 13.0cm x 19.8cm
  • Pages: 248
  • Publish date: 03/10/2017

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