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Fastnet, Force 10

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Published by W.W. Norton & Company in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Heavy Weather Sailing

  • About the Edition

    This is a sea story, and it is true. It is the story of how fifteen people died, not in wartime, or on a hunt for whales, or in a typhoon in the South China Sea, but during a yacht race only seventy miles off the coast of England.

    Edition Notes

    StatementJohn Rousmaniere.
    GenreSailing
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV832 .R68 1980
    The Physical Object
    Pagination287 p. :
    Number of Pages287
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4098429M
    ISBN 100393032566
    LC Control Number80012760
    OCLC/WorldCa6144041

    'Fastnet: Force 10' This book was written in , and the Fastnet disaster was front page news in England at the time: The events that occurred in the Western Approaches on August 13, 14, 15 and 16 received immense international attention, and the accounts published at the time in many newspapers and magazines were important sources. Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Fastnet, Force The Deadliest Storm in the History of Modern Sailing (New Edition) at menards.club /5. Dec 04,  · “Anyone interested in the great sport of sailboat racing today should read Legends of American Sailing,” said John Rousmaniere, the noted author of over 30 books including The Annapolis Book of Seamanship and Fastnet Force “The women and men Gary Jobson interviews and profiles represent the full range of modern competitive sailing.


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While this sailboat race had been run many times, the boats in the Race encountered Force 10 conditions that caused havoc and. A Force 10, sixty-knot storm swept across the North Atlantic with a speed that confounded forecasters, slamming into the fleet with epic fury.

For twenty hours, 2, men and women were smashed by forty-foot breaking waves, while rescue helicopters and lifeboats struggled to save them. The Fastnet Race was the 28th Royal Ocean Racing Club's Fastnet Race, a yachting race held generally every two years since on a mile course from Cowes direct to the Fastnet Rock and then to Plymouth via south of the Isles of menards.clubit was the climax of the five-race Admiral's Cup competition, as it had been since A worse-than-expected storm on the third day of the.

Thanks for a great book and a lifetime of caring for those who go down to the sea in ships.” — John Bonds, Safety-at-sea expert and former director of the U.S. Sailing Association and the U.S. Naval Academy sailing program “I reread Fastnet, Force 10 for at least the fourth time, with pleasure and admiration, as always.

For a long time Author: John Rousmaniere. Nov 29,  · Fastnet, Force 10 by John Rousmaniere in FB2, RTF, TXT download e-book. yachts began the mile Fastnet Race from the Isle of Wight off the southwest coast of England to Fastnet Rock off the Irish coast and menards.club began in fine weather, then suddenly became a terrifying ordeal.

15 links for downloading the book "Fastnet, Force 10 %(). “Several years later, I received a letter from a young Englishman. He said that his father had died in the race, he knew not how or why. He had come across “Fastnet, Force 10” in a library and now he understood.

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For a long time now, it has been a huge favorite of mine; as a writer, I'm dazzled by [John Read more. The Proving Ground [G. Bruce Knecht] on menards.club *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. In this 10th Anniversary edition, with a new afterword from the author, menards.club Knecht tells the harrowing story of a world-renowned sailing race gone fatally bad.

On December 26Cited by: 1. Jun 01,  · Are you sure you want to remove "Fastnet, force 10" from your list. About the Book. This is a sea story, and it is true. It is the story of how fifteen people died, not in wartime, or on a hunt for whales, or in a typhoon in the South China Sea, but during a yacht race only seventy miles off the coast of England.

Open Library is an. Apr 17,  · ‎In Augustyachts began the mile Fastnet Race from the Isle of Wight off the southwest coast of England to Fastnet Rock off the Irish coast and back. It began in fine weather, then suddenly became a terrifying ordeal.

A Force 10, sixty-knot storm swept across the North Atlantic wi /5(9). This reviewer was introduced to the story of the Fastnet race of from the book "The Proving Ground" by G. Bruce Knecht. "Fastnet, Force 10," however, was not as enjoyable for this reader as was the "The Proving Ground." Author John Rousmaniere definitely knows his stuff.

He was a participant in the race on the yacht "Toscana."/5(68). Nov 11,  · "Fastnet, force 10" by Rousmaniere, John. Publication date Topics Fastnet Race Publisher New York: Norton Borrow this book to access EPUB and PDF files. Books to Borrow. Books for People with Print Disabilities.

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The most exciting storm-at-sea story in years, involving yachts in the Fastnet Race off the coast of England, multiple deaths, and one after another shipboard horror. Ina fantastic depression formed over the Great Plains, crossed the States and then the Atlantic in just over four days.

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SKU. The gripping and tragic story of the Fastnet race, which began in fine weather but quickly became a. Fastnet, Force The Deadliest Storm in the History of Modern Sailing by John Rousmaniere.

Norton & Company. Paperback. GOOD. Spine creases, wear to binding and pages from reading. May contain limited notes, underlining or highlighting that does affect the text.

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He was a participant in the race on the yacht "Toscana." In fact, there is so much technical jargon and expertise in this book regarding types of sails, the effects of a boat's speed, and the Reviews: “If Fastnet 79 teaches us anything universal, it is that the best storm tactic often is unrelenting human resourcefulness, courage, and spirit.” ― John Rousmaniere, Fastnet, Force The Deadliest Storm in the History of Modern Sailing/5.

Apr 17,  · "I reread Fastnet, Force 10 for at least the fourth time, with pleasure and admiration, as always. For a long time now, it has been a huge favorite of mine; as a writer, I'm dazzled by [John Rousmaniere]'s sure-footed handling of a complex narrative, with multiple points of view, all beautifully woven into a continuous and powerful story/5().

It began in fine weather, then suddenly became a terrifying ordeal. A Force 10, sixty-knot storm swept across the North Atlantic with a speed that confounded forecasters, slamming into the fleet with epic fury.

For twenty hours, 2, men and women were smashed by forty-foot breaking waves, while rescue helicopters and lifeboats struggled to save them. By the time the race was over, fifteen. The revised and updated fourth edition was published in January A video series of the same title is based on the book.

Rousmeniere's Fastnet, Force 10 (W.W. Norton, ) is his first-person account of sailing in the tragic Fastnet Race, in which 15 sailors menards.clubion: St. Paul's School (Concord, NH), Columbia University, Union Theological Seminary.

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You quickly started a freelance career when you were younger and spent a lot of that in sailing. What was your initial motivation. I was brought up in Cincinnati, OH, which is a baseball-mad town. My father was a sailor.

Thanks for a great book and a lifetime of caring for those who go down to the sea in ships. — John Bonds, Safety-at-sea expert and former director of the U.S. Sailing Association and the U.S.

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