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A World of My Own


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A classic adventure of the sea, now translated into 11 languagesStory of the first ever non-stop solo voyage around the worldAn enthralling tale of determination and seamanship under unimaginable difficultiesReissued by popular demand with a new Foreword and EpilogueSuhaili is now on display at the Falmouth Maritime Museum

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Robin Knox-Johnston entered the Merchant Navy at the age of 17,obtaining his Master's Certificate 8 years later. Of the 9 competitorshe was the only one to complete the Sunday Times Golden Globe Race in1968 after 312 days alone at sea and win the trophy for the first solonon-stop circumnavigation. Since then Robin has participated in manyocean races including the Whitbread, and in 1994 co-skippered Enza withSir Peter Blake to set a new world record for a circumnavigation. Hehas been UK Yachtsman of the Year twice, International Yachtsman of theYear in 1995, and was knighted in 1995. He still owns and sails Suhaili.


"A gripping tale of human achievement, 'A World of My Own' also provides an honest, personal insight " Devon Life (December 2007)

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