Lionheart

Lionheart

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On 31st October 1999 Jesse Martin, in his yacht Lionheart, completed the last great adventure of the 20th century by becoming the youngest person to sail solo, non-stop and unassisted around the world. He was eighteen years old. After 50,000 kms and 328 days at sea he returned home to Port Phillip Bay and a waiting crows of twenty thousand onlookers. Jesse Martin was destined for adventure. After learning to sail at the age of fourteen he travelled along Australia's tropical coast on a flimsy catamaran, and by sixteen he had kayaked through the remote islands off Papua New Guinea and crewed on a yacht sailing from Belize to Tahiti. But the biggest adventure was still to come. Lionheart is Jesse's story - a story of courage, loneliness and danger - and of a young man's determination to live his dream.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 272 pages
  • 110 x 172 x 24mm | 222.26g
  • Orion Publishing Co
  • Orion mass market paperback
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 16pp colour photographs
  • 0752848429
  • 9780752848426

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5 24% (44)
4 39% (71)
3 28% (51)
2 8% (14)
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