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Introduction Why Alone? I
Taking to Sail
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Alec Rose Algy arrived Atlantic Australia backstay big seas blew blowing Bluff boat boom boomed-out bowsprit breeze bunk Cape Horn Channel circumnavigation coast cockpit course craft dawn deck Dorothy east engine escort felt Firecrest flat calm forestays gale force genoa genoa staysail Gipsy Moth Gipsy Moth IV halyard harbour heading heavy increased to force Island knots Letterston light Lively Lady lower shrouds lowered the mainsail mainsail mast masthead Melbourne miles mizzen staysail morning night noon north-east north-west oilskins picked port Portsmouth R.F.A. Wave Chief rain reefed mainsail repairs rigging rope rough round the Horn running self-steering gear servo ship single-handed Sir Alec Sir David Mackworth south-east south-west Southern Ocean spitfire staysail spray starboard steering stern storm jib stowed tack thought tins tomatoes Transatlantic Race trysail turned vane gear Vito Dumas voyage weather wind increased wonderful yacht