An inspirational story for everyone - sailors and non sailors alikeNew chapter for this paperback edition, detailing Dee's exploits since her Record, and her Vendee Globe preparationsExciting content and pacey narrative make this a gripping read - the story of a woman who dared to dream'Best read by dreamers, because doers may be infected and inspired' Sailing TodayWith a foreword by James Cracknell
After an early career as a secondary school PE teacher, Dee Caffarirealised that her destiny was on the water. She gave up her teaching job, completed a number ofoffshore races, and successfully skippered 18 amateur yachtsmen around the world in the Global Challenge Race. In thesame 72ft yacht, Aviva, she completed her record-breaking circumnavigation, finishing in May 2006. She is now embarked on the Vendee Globe Race.
"This book is adventure story, biography and inspiration all bound into one volume." Shetland Times (03/04/09) 'Story of the first woman to sail circumnavigate the wrong way around the world.' The Bookseller "Dee Caffari engages with the reader so her experiences become your experiences" "It's an absorbing narrative with pace and energy with a simple message: the ordinary can change and become exceptional." Saling Today (August 2009)