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Sailing the dream : the amazing true story of the teen who sailed solo around the world

Author: Mike Perham
Publisher: Hanover : University Press of New England, ©2011.
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Three thousand people have climbed Everest; four hundred and fifty have traveled into space. Only two hundred fifty have sailed round the world alone. The youngest of these was a teenager. When he set out on his attempt, Mike Perham was just sixteen years old. At first, his mother was against the whole thing. The experts said it could be suicidal. The head of Britain's venerable Royal Yachting Association told him  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Perham, Mike.
Sailing the dream.
Hanover : University Press of New England, ©2011
(DLC) 2010048020
Named Person: Mike Perham; Mike Perham
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mike Perham
ISBN: 9781611680164 1611680166 128324568X 9781283245685
OCLC Number: 715155302
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 297 pages) : illustrations, map
Responsibility: Mike Perham.

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Sailing the Dream tells the story of that amazing voyage, a nine-month odyssey full of technical and navigational challenges that would stump sailors twice the author's age.  Read more...

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