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Missing the boat : chasing a childhood sailing dream

Author: Michael Hutchinson
Publisher: London : Vintage, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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'At absolutely no point in Swallows and Amazons does Susan cry, 'John, look out, there's a patch of shit-eating jellyfish ahead!' Yacht racing. A world of privilege and money. Beautiful women, bronzed men, and Simon le Bon explaining that he used to be in a band. It's not like that for everyone.
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Named Person: Michael Hutchinson; Michael Hutchinson
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Hutchinson
ISBN: 9780099552345 0099552345
OCLC Number: 619898377
Notes: Originally published in Great Britain as: Hello sailor. Yellow Jersey Press, 2009.
Description: 248 pages ; 20 cm
Other Titles: Hello sailor
Responsibility: Michael Hutchinson.

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The hilarious true story of an amateur boating adventure. As a teenager, Michael Hutchinson raced tiny plywood dinghies on Belfast Lough, amid shoals of sewage-eating jellyfish. It's about the  Read more...

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"Michael Hutchinson delivers the laughs with ease" * Independent * "A humorous account of messing about in boats" * The Bookseller *

 
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