This is a different and shorter history of sailing pioneer Joshua Slocum
Sailing Alone Around The World ( 44min 41 )
A video of Sir Ernest Shackleton's Ill-fated Trans-Antarctic Expedition
Perhaps some lazy Sunday afternoon viewing
A Donald Crowhurst Documentary
Worthwhile if you have the time ( 29min 50 ) Apologies for the advertising
Not Guilty, as contrary to some rumours
I wasn't around then to sell it
Explaining in his own words
Why he sailed on to Tahiti
Instead of heading North for Europe
Where trophies, fame and fortune awaited
Saying he was
"happy at sea and wanted to save my soul"
A clip from the 2007 film Deep Water
Showing where Donald Crowhurst
Made landfall in Argentina
During his ill fated participation in the
"Sunday Times Golden Globe Race"
Sir Francis Chichester arrives in Plymouth
After his 1967 circumnavigation .
Although more widely known for sailing
His was the first solo flight across the Tasman Sea From East to West ( New Zealand to Australia )
Flying a de havilland Gipsy Moth
So now you know
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