The story of yachtsman Bernard Moitessier, who inexplicably pulled out of the "Golden Globe" race, having battled storms, gear failure, knockdowns and overwhelming fatigue and loneliness. He sailed on to Tahiti, where he subsequently became a mystic.
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Bernard Moitessier was born in 1925 in Indochina and much of his sailing knowledge was gained during time spent at sea with the fishermen of the Gulf of Siam. One of the greatest ocean voyagers, he became a legend in his time. He was also a gifted writer and wrote four books describing his seagoing adventures. He moved to France where he spent the last years of his life working on his memoirs, Tamata and the Alliance (Sheridan House, 1995), the story of an unusual man and an exciting life. Bernard Moitessier died in the summer of 1994.Language Notes:
Text: English, French (translation)
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Descrizione libro Adlard Coles Nautical Press, 1974. Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. Never used!. Codice libro della libreria P110229115101