The Long Way, Paperback Book


The Long Way is Bernard Moitessier's own incredible story of his participation in the first Golden Globe Race, a solo, non-stop circumnavigation rounding the three great Capes of Good Hope, Leeuwin, and the Horn.

For seven months, the veteran seafarer battled storms, doldrums, gear-failures, knock-downs, as well as overwhelming fatigue and loneliness.

Then, nearing the finish, Moitessier pulled out of the race and sailed on for another three months before ending his 37,455-mile journey in Tahiti.

Not once had he touched land.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 256 pages, 8 Maps; 40 Illustrations, black and white
  • Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Sailing
  • ISBN: 9780924486845



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