"Gipsy Moth" circles the world

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Hodder & Stoughton , London
Chichester, Francis, Sir, 1901-1972., Gipsy Moth IV (Yacht), Voyages around the w
Statementby Francis Chichester.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsG420 .C47A3 1967
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 269 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5650186M
ISBN 100340004843
LC Control Number68088340

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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 .