Mind of the Sailor

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The Mind of the Sailor

By P. Noble & R. Hogbin

How the emotional and intellectual aspects of both cruising and racing affect yachtsmen. Leading personalities like Sir Chay Blyth, Mike Golding and Ellen MacArthur answer questions about how sailing has evolved to include 'extreme sailing' and the adventures this has bred.

Historical chapters consider Captain Bligh and ask why he precipitated a mutiny, not only on the 'Bounty' but also on other ships under his command. The intense psychological pressure surrounding Donald Crowhursts disappearance is examined, as are events leading up to the double murder on the cruising yacht 'Apollina'>

228x152mm 176p 24 photos Pb.