Blue Water Warriors: The Early Sydney to Hobart Yacht Races

Blue Water Warriors: The Early Sydney to Hobart Yacht Races

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ISBN-13: 9780648369301
Publisher: Charris Publishing
Publication date: 08/30/2018
Pages: 286
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword John Bertrand AO vii

Preface Craig Harris ix

Introduction Outward bound 1

Chapter 1 In the beginning 5

Chapter 2 My early sailing days 17

Chapter 3 The start of the CYCA and the rules 27

Chapter 4 The prize 31

Chapter 5 Morna and Mistral ll – the rivals 38

Chapter 6 Being a navigator in 1947 49

Chapter 7 Sydney and Mistral ll in 1947 57

Chapter 8 Race Day 1947 74

Chapter 9 The journey to Hobart 84

Chapter 10 Back to Sydney 103

Chapter 11 The 1948 race 113

Chapter 12 Sailing home 133

Chapter 13 The 1949 race 156

Chapter 14 Home from England 179

Chapter 15 White Cloud – my last race, 1954 208

Epilogue Where are they now 235

Glossary of Terms 238

Appendix 1 Mistral II and Morna specifications 245

Appendix 2 Communication / Signalling 246

Appendix 3 Beauforte wind scale 252

Appendix 4 Measurements 258

Acknowledgements 259

Sources of Information 262

Index 263

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