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The proving ground

G. Bruce Knecht

The proving ground

the inside story of the 1998 Sydney to Hobart race

by G. Bruce Knecht

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Published by AmazonEncore in Las Vegas. NV .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Yacht racing,
  • Storms,
  • Sydney-Hobart Race (54th : 1998),
  • Search and rescue operations,
  • History

  • About the Edition

    An account of the 1998 Sydney to Hobart race describes how the annual sailing competition became one of the worst modern sailing disasters that left six sailors dead and a number of yachts destroyed.

    Edition Notes

    StatementG. Bruce Knecht
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 320 p.
    Number of Pages320
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27136396M
    ISBN 101612181430
    ISBN 109781612181431
    OCLC/WorldCa758385764

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