By: Cherry, Vivien with Wheatley, Keith
London, Adlard Coles Nautical: 1993
Edition: First Edition (Stated).
Seller ID: 011572
Binding: Hardcover and Dustjacket
Condition: Very Good +
ix, + 183pp., plus 2 x 4 page colour photographically-illustrated sections. Two page b/white map. Book clean, square. Spine firm, gilt title there-on. Plain blue boards very lightly bumped on lower foredge corners. Leaves clean. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket negligibly edge-creased only. Successful environmental engineer and single-handed ocean racer Vivien Cherry was the sole woman amongst the ten skippers hired to drive, cajole and coach the amateur helmsmen in the 28,000 mile British Steel Challenge (1992-1993). Her yacht, 'Coopers & Lybrand', was the focus of intense medi... View More...