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Godforsaken sea

racing the world"s most dangerous waters

by Derek Lundy

  • 252 Want to read
  • 29 Currently reading

Published by A.A. Knopf Canada in Toronto .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementDerek Lundy.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsGV832 .L85 1998
The Physical Object
Pagination320 p. :
Number of Pages320
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL481620M
ISBN 100676971377
LC Control Number98208995
OCLC/WorldCa40595459

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"The best book ever written about the terrifying business of single-handed sailing Lundy tells a harrowing tale/5(30). Sep 20,  · “The best book ever written about the terrifying business of single-handed sailing As tight and gripping as The Perfect Storm or Into Thin Air” (San Francisco Chronicle).

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Nov 05,  · GODFORSAKEN SEA: Racing the World's Most Dangerous Waters User Review - Kirkus "They surfed at breakneck speeds of twenty-five knots or more down waves like steep hills in winds of near-hurricane strength": Just another day on the VendÇe Globe, one of those single-handed, round /5(2).

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Around the world, one sailor, one boat, no stops, no assistance. Author Derek Lundy's vivid book follows the field of the - Vendee Globe through the race's grueling four-month circumnavigation of the globe. Sep 20,  · “The best book ever written about the terrifying business of single-handed sailing As tight and gripping as The Perfect Storm or Into Thin Air” (San Francisco Chronicle).

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“Godforsaken Sea defies categorisation with the same facility with which it induces fascination. It is simply a great book. It is simply a great book. Lundy’s mixture of philosophy, psychology, meteorology, and physics is always embroidered by the human element/5(30).

The Godforsaken Sea The Vendee Globe is a 27, mile, single-handed yacht race through the world's most treachurous seas. A four month journey where the sailors pit themselves against icebergs, hurricane-force winds and waves the height of six-storey buildings.

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Sep 01,  · Godforsaken Sea is a great adventure book that definitely deserves to be on our list of top 10 sailing books. Author: Derek Lundy. Once Is Enough. This timeless classic is an exciting true story of survival against all odds.

Miles Smeeton and his wife Beryl sailed their ft Bermuda ketch, Tzu Hang, in the wild seas of Cape Horn, following. Godforsaken Sea is the hair-raising account of the world's most demanding and dangerous sailing race: around the world, one sailor, one boat, no stops, no assistance.

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Godforsaken sea. Iain Lawrence hopes kids will have one reaction to his nautical adventures - fright. Picture a secluded island off the northwest coast of B.C., a little house with an ocean view, and add the sounds of rain, classical music, and the perpetual tapping of a keyboard, and you’re probably getting close to the world of Iain.

An electrifying account of human courage and endurance, this is the story of the Vendee Globe, the most dangerous of all sailing races, as experienced by the fourteen men and two women competitors. Jul 18,  · Start by marking “Forsaken (Daughters of the Sea, #1)” as Want to Read: I’ll just dive right in.

(Heheh, dive because this book is about sea gods and the ocean and stuff. Dive. I’m funny, I promise.) Anastasia was an alright character. I don’t really know what to say about her - in fact, I’m having a hard time really writing 4/5.

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Author Derek Lundy's vivid book follows the field of the - Vendee Globe through the race's grueling four-month circumnavigation of the globe, most of it through. Imagine, then, a round-the-world, single-handed sailing race of the most extreme kind--no stopping, no assistance--requiring each lone sailor to spend half the total race distance (roughly 13, miles) fighting this nightmarish, merciless sea.

The race is the Vendee Globe, and The Godforsaken Sea is the story of the competition /5(37). "The best book ever written about the terrifying business of single-handed sailing as tight and gripping as The Perfect Storm or Into Thin Air."(San Francisco Chronicle).Godforsaken Sea is the hair-raising account of the world's most demanding, dangerous, and deadly sailing race—following the field of the – Vendée Globe through a grueling four-month circumnavigation of the.

Jun 17,  · “Godforsaken Sea” tells the story of the 16 competitors who embarked on this epic journey in Traversing light-hearted anecdotes to hair-raising encounters with the might of nature, “Godforsaken Sea” is a gripping tale of the spirit of the men and women who’ve pushed themselves to the outer limits of human endeavor.

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Around the world, one sailor, one boat, no stops, no assistance. On November 3,the 16 solo sailboat. Godforsaken Sea Racing the World's Most Dangerous Waters. By DEREK LUNDY Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill. Read the Review.

In the Seas Entrall. The difference between a gale and what has become known as a "survival" storm is that in the former, with winds of force 8, or perhaps 9 (say 30 to 45 knots mean velocity), the skipper and crew retain.

In the Vendee Globe four sailboats were lost at sea in the southern ocean. Three of the skippers where rescued, the fourth was lost at sea. In Godforsaken Sea Derek Lundy follows the race from beginning to end. But he does much more than that. When I finished the book I felt like I knew the skippers personally.

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Print book: EnglishView all editions and formats Summary: 'One of the best books ever written about sailing'Time 27, miles, three and a half to five months alone at sea, chilling casualty rates, the unrelenting strain of handling foot boats day and night, the absolute certainty of weather and waves that could destroy them.

The topic of covering the Globe Vendee race, the knockdowns, triumphs,rescues and death at sea is a formidable one and Derek Lundy to a degree succeeds in presenting the reader with a respectable portrayal of solo sail racing around the world's most dangerous ocean waters in /5(57).

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Godforsaken sea: racing the world's most dangerous waters. [Derek Lundy] -- Chronicles the events of the Vendee Globe, a grueling four-month circumnavigation of the globe through the Southern Ocean. Around the world by way of Antarctica, one boat, one sailor, no.

Mar 05,  · The NOOK Book (eBook) of the The Way of a Ship: A Square-Rigger Voyage in the Last Days of Sail by Derek Lundy at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 Derek Lundy, author of the bestselling Godforsaken Sea and an accomplished amateur seaman himself, set out to recount his forebear's journey.4/5.Just finished Derek Lundy’s Godforsaken Sea, a book about the Vendee Globe, a solo non-stop sailboat race from France down the west coast of Africa, around Antarctica, and back to France via the east coast of South software-comparativo.com the best case you’re by yourself for days amongst some of the world’s roughest waters and highest winds.Get this from a library!

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