Gipsy Moth circles the world

by Chichester, Francis Sir

Publisher: Easton Press in Norwalk, Conn

Written in English
Published: Pages: 269 Downloads: 811
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Subjects:

  • Chichester, Francis, Sir, 1901-1972.,
  • Gipsy Moth IV (Yacht),
  • Voyages around the world.

Edition Notes

StatementSir Francis Chichester.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsG420.C47 C47 1989
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 269 p., [32] p. of plates :
Number of Pages269
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1943268M
LC Control Number90165575

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Francis Chichester has 26 books on Goodreads with ratings. Francis Chichester’s most popular book is Gipsy Moth Circles the World.Gipsy Moth Circles the World BBC Radio 4 FM, 17 November At present this site reflects the contents of the published Radio Times BBC listings.Chichester is magnificent, laudable.

He is a wonderful fellow. Quiet, determined and capable. God has been very good to him, and very patient. But to handicap yourself with such a monstrously small yacht in those seas at the age of sixty-five and after a serious operation seems to me to be asking a little too much of God."" Thus, Allan Villiers on the second half of Sir Francis' epic .