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Fighting Finish: The Volvo Ocean Race: Round the World 2001-2002

ISBN13: 9780965925877
ISBN: 0965925870
Binding: Hardcover
List Price: $44.95
Publisher: Nomad Press
Published Date:
Pages: 188
Average Goodreads rating: 4.20/5 (5 ratings)

Covering 32,700 nautical miles over 10 months in an open yacht, spanning four oceans and stopping at 10 ports on five continents, the Volvo Ocean Race is the world’s premier ocean sailing event. This book presents a unique history of the race that has changed the sport of open-ocean racing forever and provides complete coverage of the race itself, from its start in Southampton, England, in September 2001, to its finish in Kiel, Germany, in June 2002. All of the action from every leg of the race is presented here in full detail, combining images from the world’s foremost sailing photographers with colorful writing about the history of the race and the ambitious, adventurous competitors.