Around alone: The challenge of the world’s first solo, non-stop, round-the-world yacht race | Curio

Around alone: The challenge of the world’s first solo, non-stop, round-the-world yacht race

35 mins | May 28, 2017

At the same time as the first humans were orbiting the moon, an amazing race was under way on Earth – the world’s first solo, non-stop, round-the-world yacht race. Maggie Shipstead writing in Lapham’s Quarterly offers us an account of that fascinating race and the four sailors who set out to win it.

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From Lapham's Quarterly