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Sailing to the Moon: The Biography of Rolly Tasker, Australia’s Finest All-round Yachtsman

Perry, Roland


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First Edition. Hardcover. Roland Perry’s biography of Rolly Tasker captures the dramatic life of one of Australia’s greatest all-round yachtsman who won more races nationally and internationally than any other sailor. This fascinating biography covers his two world championship wins, the design and creation of the Siska yachts, his journeys in the wake of some of history’s finest explorers including Cook, Flinders and Bass as well as his personal challenges. Illustrated. pp.340 #231215R/0618/0620/1020 /0221/0721/281121 340 p., [40] p. of plates : ill. (some col.), ports. ; 24 cm. “In more than sixty years of competition, Rolly Tasker never lost a yacht, a crew, or a rig, or retired from gear failure. During his career he sailed further than the distance to the moon. This is the story of a fascinating and, at times, controversial Australian sportsman.”
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AuthorPerry, Roland
Number of pages340
PublisherPennon Publishing, Vic
Year Published2008
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Hardcover in Dustjacket

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