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Book Review: A World of my Own

A World of my Own is Sir Robin Knox-Johnston’s account of his 1968/1969 voyage around the world aboard his 32′ ketch, Suhaili. It was known at the time, of course, that circumnavigation was possible. What made Sir Robin’s attempt unique was the fact that he would perform the feat solo, non-stop, without any outside assistance. From the date of his…

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Helpful Tips From Sailors I’ve Interviewed

I’ve never been to sea in my life, and now I’m looking down the barrel of an 18-month voyage. That’s a hell of a leap. Fortunately, I’ve met a few people who have worked on tall ships and been at sea for months at a time. These people have been incredibly generous with their time and have given me several…

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