Along the Clipper Way Author:Sir Francis Chichester Along the Clipper Way is a thrilling by-product of Sir Francis Chichester's historic circumnavigating of the globe in the Gypsy Moth IV. To prepare himself for this prodigious voyage, he read every log and literary account of sailing over the clipper routes that he could get his hands on. — He has collected the most exciting of these accounts in ... more »this volume. These are salty pieces, given over to man's Herculean battle against the mindless elements.
Here, through the pen of Joseph Conrad, Richard Henry Dana and other famous writers, is the magnificent, savage, impentetrable magic of the sea and the men who sailed Along the Clipper Way.« less