Missing the Boat: Chasing a Childhood Sailing Dream

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Random House, 2010 - Yacht racing - 256 pages
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As a teenager, Michael Hutchinson raced tiny plywood dinghies on Belfast Lough. This is the story of his comeback season, after 15 years, on the South Coast of England, in Ireland, and in the glamorous resorts of the Mediterranean. It's about the yachts, the people, and the regattas.

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Michael Hutchinson became a full-time cyclist in 2000 after becoming disillusioned with an academic career. Over the following six years he has won more than twenty national titles, and the gold medal in the Masters' Pursuit World Championships. He is now a writer and journalist (and cyclist) and lives in south London. His book on the hour cycling record, The Hour, was published by Yellow Jersey in paperback in 2007.

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