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Alone through the Roaring Forties (The Sailor"s Classics #5) (Sailor"s Classics Series)

by Vito Dumas

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Published by International Marine/Ragged Mountain Press .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages208
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7298887M
ISBN 100071376119
ISBN 109780071376112
OCLC/WorldCa46974967

He recounted the experience in his book Los Cuarenta Bramadores: La Vuelta al Mundo Por la "Ruta Imposible" (Alone Through The Roaring Forties). He donated his boat to the Argentine Navy for training, but after a few years it was neglected, and was finally wrecked against a Known for: Single-handed circumnavigation of the .   In this episode we sail through the roaring 40s and it was crazy! Definitely the most intense part of our NM passage from South Africa to .

  That’s the metaphor one mariner uses to articulate sailing alone through the Roaring Forties (so named for its latitude), the dangerous waters . The Roaring Forties are strong westerly winds found in the Southern Hemisphere, generally between the latitudes of 40 and 50 degrees. The strong west-to-east air currents are caused by the combination of air being displaced from the Equator towards the South Pole, the Earth's rotation, and the scarcity of landmasses to serve as windbreaks.. The Roaring Forties were a major aid to ships sailing.

Slocum, Joshua – Sailing Alone Around the World Lansing, Alfred – Endurance (Shackleton’s Incredible Voyage) Dumas, Vito – Alone Through the Roaring Forties.   As an adult, I have come to the end of many a bluewater tale—be it Alone through the Roaring Forties, The Fight of the Firecrest, Once is Enough, The Long Way, A World of My Own, Ice with Everything—having been captivated by the weave of words but wanting more than the scant few photographs at the book’s center.


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