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Outward Leg

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Published by Quill in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Voyages and travels,
  • Outward Leg (Yacht)

Book details:

Edition Notes

Previously published as: A star to steer her by. 1985.

StatementTristan Jones
Classifications
LC ClassificationsG470 .J642 1988
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24937921M
ISBN 100688082556
ISBN 109780688082550
LC Control Number88011426
OCLC/WorldCa17840708

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After seven years ashore and having had his left leg amputated, Tristan Jones decided to return to the sea, hoping to inspire other handicapped people. In October , Jones and his only crew member, Wally Rediske, set out from San Diego in a foot trimaran, intending to circumnavigate the world from west to east by sail. This is story of. His left leg was amputated in , due to health problems and accidents. Despite this, he resumed sailing, to inspire other people with disabilities. He sailed the trimaran Outward Leg from San Diego to London by way of Colombia, Panama, and New York City; the story of this voyage was told in his book Outward Leg. Having published 16 books on his world voyages, Outward Leg follows the late (sailor) on a voyage from San Diego to London. Jones was an old-style adventurer: a maritime free-thinker with a stainless steel backbone. His quirky sense of humor, honest (and oddly timeless) prose style is spliced with the kind of mad-yet-accurate insight which Reviews: 7. Lt. Gen. Jimmy Doolittle, commander of the 8th Air Force from the end of , responded by initiating a breakthrough in fighter tactics by "freeing" the fighters, allowing them to fly far ahead of the heavy bomber formations in an air supremacy "fighter sweep" mode on the outward legs; then following the USAAF heavies' bomb runs, the fighters roamed far from the bomber streams and hunted down.

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