Lionheart: A Journey of the Human Spirit
On 31st October 1999 Jesse Martin, in his yacht Lionheart, completed the last great adventure of the 20th century by becoming the youngest person to sail solo, non-stop and unassisted around the world. He was 18 years old. After 50,000 kms and 328 days at sea he returned home to Port Phillip Bay and a waiting crowd of 20,000 onlookers.
What people are saying - Write a review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - kenno82 - LibraryThing
The first book from my list that I can recall reading twice. The first reading was as a teenager, being inspired to push my boundaries and see the world. The second as a parent of two young boys ... Read full review
LIONHEART: A Journey of the Human SpiritUser Review - Kirkus
The rousing account of a 17-year-old Australian's solo, nonstop sail around the world in his yacht, the Lionheart, published to coincide with the airing of a National Geographic special about the ... Read full review