In June 1972 Dougal Robertson's yacht with his family aboard was attacked by killer whales in the Pacific Ocean and sank in seconds. This book is the story of their fight for survival.
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"For stark excitement, marine natural history, practical lessons, and human love and stresses, few records, if any, of hazard and survival have ever bettered it." --Washington Post
"[The Robertsons] survived and their tale is a triumph of human resource and determination against terrible odds." --Cruising World
"Unique, fascinating, magnificent!" --Samuel Eliot MorisonAbout the Author:
Dougal Robertson was born in Scotland in 1924 and spent the war in the Merchant Marine. He and his wife Lyn lived on a farm in England for a number of years before deciding to go on a circumnavigation with their children. They now live in France.
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Book Description Elek, 1973. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110236154613
Book Description Elek. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 0236154613 New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW6.1069064