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Sailing Around Britain - A Weekend Sailors Voyage in 50 Day Sails by Kim Sturgess

Sailing Around Britain - A Weekend Sailors Voyage in 50 Day Sails by Kim Sturgess

An inspiring personal narrative of a weekend sailor’s circumnavigation of Britain in 50 days sails (and 1 night passage).

Kim C. Sturgess was a weekend sailor: he enjoyed club racing and several brief sailing holidays, but had never attempted a substantial expedition. Reaching the age of fifty focused the mind and he decided to sail around Britain.

While many cruising sailors would not contemplate a 1900 nautical mile voyage, he broke the expedition into a series of day sails, making it an achievable ambition for him, largely single-handed, and for many other weekend sailors who may dream of sailing around their home island.

This book tells the quirky traveller’s narrative of the voyage and visits to forty-eight towns

Kim Sturgess will be giving a talk on the subject at Arthur Beale on Wednesday October 25th 2017.

Admission Free on purchase of the book - bring your reciept!

See the events section of our website for more details.

Price: 11.99 (Including VAT at 20%)