World-famous yacht racers Sue and Anthony Steward take readers on an exhilarating excursion to 21 of the most celebrated and challenging yachting events in the world. From the America's Cup and the Admiral's Cup to the Chicago-Mackinac race, this lavishly illustrated book moves from the most technically challenging to the most physically demanding, culminating in six awesome around-the-world races. The sheer thrill of pitting one's wits and strength against nature in all her most extreme expressions has been dazzlingly recreated through dramatic personal stories and stunning full-color photographs. The text is liberally supplemented with maps of race routes, profiles of amazing feats performed by legendary sailors, and a compendium of the highlights of specific race year. "Top Yacht Races of the World
" a comprehensive factual record, as well as a stunning visual showcase of the glamour and extreme physical challenge associated with this most demanding of sports.
Top Yacht Races of the World