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!!> PDF / Epub ☉ Godforsaken Sea  ✩ Author Derek Lundy – Sigilo.us
  • Paperback
  • 304 pages
  • Godforsaken Sea
  • Derek Lundy
  • English
  • 21 August 2019
  • 0385720009

Godforsaken Sea The Best Book Ever Written About The Terrifying Business Of Single Handed Sailing Lundy Tells A Harrowing Tale, As Tight And Gripping As The Perfect Storm Or Into Thin Air San Francisco ChronicleA Chilling Account Of The World S Most Dangerous Sailing Race, The Vend E Globe, Godforsaken Sea Is At Once A Hair Raising Adventure Story, A Graceful Evocation Of The Sailing Life, And A Thoughtful Meditation On Danger And Those Who Seek It.This Is The Story Of The 1996 1997 Vend E Globe, A Solo Sailing Race That Binds Its Competitors To Just A Few, Cruelly Simple Rules Around The World From France By Way Of Antarctica, No Help, No Stopping, One Boat, One Sailor The Majority Of The Race Takes Place In The Southern Ocean, Where Icebergs And Gale Force Winds Are A Constant Threat, And The Waves Build To Almost Unimaginable Heights As Author Derek Lundy Puts It Try To Visualize A Never Ending Series Of Five Or Six Story Buildings Moving Toward You At About Forty Miles An Hour The Experiences Of The Racers Reveal The Spirit Of The Men And Women Who Push Themselves To The Limits Of Human Endeavor Even If It Means Never Returning Home You Ll Meet The Gallant Brit Who Beats Miles Back Through The Worst Seas To Save A Fellow Racer, The Sailing Veteran Who Calmly Smokes Cigarette After Cigarette As His Boat Capsizes, And The Canadian Who, Hours Before He Disappears Forever, Dispatches This Message If You Drag Things Out Too Long Here, You Re Sure To Come To Grief Derek Lundy Elevates The Story Of One Race Into An Appreciation Of Those Thrill Seekers Who Embody The Most Heroic And Eccentric Aspects Of The Human Condition.

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10 thoughts on “Godforsaken Sea

  1. says:

    I am fascinated by people who desire living on the edge, and find experiencing their travails vicariously through books is the best for me, cause you wouldn t get me coming near the top of Everest or, in this case, sailing solo on a four month voyage around Antarctica and back to France Yep, these folks are crazy This book probably would have made a nice long article, and there were parts I just slipped through quickly, but it was still informative and thrilling Just the thought of sleeping i I am fascinated by people who desire living on the edge, and find experiencing their travails vicariously through books is the best for me, cause you wouldn t get me coming ...

  2. says:

    Enjoyed it Wonderful way to adventure vicariously, but also addresses the question of whether adventures as extreme dangerous as these should take place at all.Unusual with books on sailing, he explained nautical nomenclat...

  3. says:

    I was really fascinated by this book I had no past knowledge of or particular interest in ocean sailing, but this story just mesmerized me, and I still feel that way many years later What I noted at the time Very interesting story about the 1996 97 Vendee Globe, a single handed sailboat race from France to the perilous Southern Ocean, around Antarctica and back to France It generally lasts 3.5 months Just fascinating, and requires true courage It made me think of Into Thin Air, another fa I was really fascinated by this book I had no past knowledge of or particular int...

  4. says:

    Another gripping account of sailing, this time of the Vend e Globe a single handed, non stop, around the world race, which must count as one of the most audacious sporting events ever The descriptions of the Southern Ocean are terri...

  5. says:

    Detailed and through book on the 1996 1997 Vendee Globe race that covers not only much of the play by play action, but the visceral feel of the ocean and the challenges and decisions faced by the racers.

  6. says:

    Sail alone, in a sailboat, from Europe, around Antarctica, and back What could possibly go wrong This has to be one of the most crazy things anyone has ever come up with.

  7. says:

    Incredible High tension pressure, the unpredictability of mother nature, and the inspiring men and women who set out as single handed sailors in one of the toughest races in history.

  8. says:

    Mais um livro de aventuras

  9. says:

    Very good and answers a lot of questions for the non sailor.

  10. says:

    I could have done with less technical detail andstory, but a solid effort nonetheless.

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