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179W one seven nine west


by Andrew Taylor

Sunday 30th March 2014. Andrew Taylor, an amateur sailor, taking part in the 9th Clipper round the world yacht race, aboard the 70' ocean racing yacht 'Derry LondonDerry Doire'. Fell overboard during horrific weather conditions and was lost at sea for 1hour and 40minutes in the very middle of the icy cold North Pacific. The crew of the yacht were totally alone in their search and the eventual dramatic recovery of Andrew, who was deeply hypothermic when recovered. This book sets the scene as to how Andrew initially came to be competing in the race, his team’s eventful and truly amazing journey yacht racing over 45,000 miles around the world. The epic story of his desperate fight for survival in the North Pacific. Andrew's miraculous, surprising, and almost immediate return to ocean yacht racing. Softcover. 320 pages. Pub 2015.


179W one seven nine west
#BT033 $39.95




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