A diverse compilation of excerpts, short stories and old magazine articles, the book takes you along many diverse themes in the nautical world. This book will be enjoyed by anyone who has sailed or wishes to sail.
Steve Hodson's reading imparts drama and often times the irony more effectively than if read by yourself.
The wide range of stories will make you laugh, gasp and just shake your head in understanding of just how unpredictable sailing can be.
This high action, high risk narrative is among the best audio books I've listened to.
The profiles and personal interviews with the participants as it painted the picture of who these people are and what motivates them to race the Vendee Globe, unquestionably the most difficult sailboat race in the world.
The account of how difficult a rescue was in the Southern Ocean and how fellow racers would not question their obligation to help a fellow sailor in distress.
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