Beyond Jules Verne

Beyond Jules Verne Circling the World in a Record-Breaking 74 Days

(02 Feb 1995)

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Synopsis

Ever since Jules Verne declared that circumnavigation of the world could be done in 80 days, there have been those striving to do it faster. The current holders of the Jules Verne Trophy are British yachtsman Robin Knox-Johnston, Peter Blake and their crew, who determined to break the record. This book tells the story of their impressive and exciting, 74-day, record-breaking trip by catamaran.;Robin Knox-Johnston also holds the record as the first man to sail nonstop around the world.

Book information

ISBN: 9780340632352
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
Imprint: Hodder & Stoughton
Pub date:
DEWEY: 910.41
DEWEY edition: 20
Language: English
Number of pages: 200
Weight: 474g
Height: 162mm
Width: 243mm