Lionheart: A Journey of the Human Spirit

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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.

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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 Spirit

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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

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