Adlard Coles Ltd., 1972, Hard Cover + D/J [Oblong], Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Good, First Edition
Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall, xvii, + 91pp., buckram, colour frontispiece, b/w illustrations. Book has minimal shelf scuffing, slight foxing to page ends, top foredge. Pictorial d/jacket a little fluted head and foot, minor scratches. The author traces the history of the 'Observer Singlehanded Yachting Race' across the Atlantic, and looks at the men and women who take on this challenge. This book chronicles the 1973 race, the mono versus multi-hull controversy, and the eventual outcome. Includes a list of final placings. Weight approx. 650g.