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    Fatal Storm (Paperback) By (author) Rob Mundle


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    DescriptionThis is a tale of high adventure, of fascination with and fear of the sea, and of the emotions of the families of the competitors as well as the competitors themselves; the dreadful situations when faced with fatalities, and the feelings of utter helplessness when it came to saving others. It is a salute to the rescuers and a tribute to those who died. The annual Sydney to Hobart yacht race has become established as one of the world's major sporting events. In 1998 it became one of the world's major sporting disasters. Six sailors tragically perished, countless others suffered injuries and numerous yachts sank or were badly damaged. Rob Mundle, tells this story of challenge and survival, details the history of the race, the excitement of the start and the thrill of competition, and from his interviews with officials, crews, survivors and rescue service personnel he relates the calamity and triumph of this event.

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    Fatal Storm
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Rob Mundle
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 384
    Width: 153 mm
    Height: 234 mm
    ISBN 13: 9780713642803
    ISBN 10: 0713642807

    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T15.5
    BIC E4L: SPO
    LC subject heading:
    BIC subject category V2: BTP, WSSN3
    LC subject heading: ,
    BISAC V2.8: SPO036000, BIO000000
    LC subject heading:
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1MBFT
    DC21: 797.140994
    Illustrations note
    48 colour photographs
    Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
    Imprint name
    Adlard Coles Nautical
    Publication date
    30 September 1999
    Publication City/Country