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Alone against the Atlantic

Frank Page

Alone against the Atlantic

the story of The Observer Singlehanded Transatlantic Race 1960-80

by Frank Page

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Published by The Observer Limited in London (8 St Andrew"s Hill,EC4V 5JA) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Observer Singlehanded Transatlantic Race -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    Statementby Frank Page.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV832
    The Physical Object
    Pagination125p. :
    Number of Pages125
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21922831M
    ISBN 100950703419
    OCLC/WorldCa8347739

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Sea-crazy Minnesota schoolteacher Gerry Spiess was shooting at his third major voyage. The first, down the Mississippi and through the Canal to Ecuador, ended with Spiess selling his boat when a pod of whales scared him.

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