A World of My Own

A World of My Own

On Friday 14 June 1968 Suhaili, a tiny ketch, slipped almost

unnoticed out of Falmouth harbour steered by the solitary figure at her

helm, Robin Knox-Johnston. Ten and a half months later Suhaili,

paintwork peeling and rust streaked, her once white sails weathered and

brown, her self-steering gone, her tiller arm jury rigged to the rudder

head, came romping joyously back to Falmouth to a fantastic reception

for Robin, who had become the first man to sail round the world… (more)

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Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing (May 29, 2013)

Collection: Adlard Coles

Page count: 256 pages

Language: English

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