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The Long Way

Moitessier, Bernard

Editorial: Adlard Coles Nautical Press, St. Albans, UK, 1974
ISBN 10: 0229115101 / ISBN 13: 9780229115105
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Título: The Long Way

Editorial: Adlard Coles Nautical Press, St. Albans, UK

Año de publicación: 1974

Encuadernación: Hardcover

Condición del libro: Very Good

Condición de la sobrecubierta: Poor

Edición: 1st Edition

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First UK edition / printing. Book itself is in very good condition. Well bound in clean light blue cloth boards. Silver titling to spine. Illustrated with a number of b&w photos and some very nice line drawings. Text pages, illustrations and eps are all very good with no markings or inscriptions. The clipped d/j is not so good with an area of loss to front, a ragged tear on rear and some rubbing / small chips to edges. A touch sunned to spine. Protected now in removable clear cover. Despatched same or next working day in protective packaging. N° de ref. de la librería 007443

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Sinopsis: The Long Way is Bernard Moitessier's own incredible story of his participation in the first Golden Globe Race, a solo, non-stop circumnavigation rounding the three great Capes of Good Hope, Leeuwin, and the Horn. For seven months, the veteran seafarer battled storms, doldrums, gear-failures, knock-downs, as well as overwhelming fatigue and loneliness. Then, nearing the finish, Moitessier pulled out of the race and sailed on for another three months before ending his 37,455-mile journey in Tahiti. Not once had he touched land.

Biografía del autor: Bernard Moitessier was born in 1925 in Indochina and much of his sailing knowledge was gained during time spent at sea with the fishermen of the Gulf of Siam. One of the greatest ocean voyagers, he became a legend in his time. He was also a gifted writer and wrote four books describing his seagoing adventures. He moved to France where he spent the last years of his life working on his memoirs, Tamata and the Alliance (Sheridan House, 1995), the story of an unusual man and an exciting life. Bernard Moitessier died in the summer of 1994.

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