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The proving ground the inside story of the 1998 Sydney to Hobart race by G. Bruce Knecht

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Published by Little, Brown, and Co. in Boston .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Australia,
  • Tasman Sea

Subjects:

  • Yacht racing -- Australia -- History -- 20th century.,
  • Storms -- Tasman Sea -- History -- 20th century.,
  • Search and rescue operations -- Tasman Sea -- History -- 20th century.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementG. Bruce Knecht.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsGV832 .K615 2001
The Physical Object
Pagination295 p. :
Number of Pages295
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6791466M
ISBN 100316499552
LC Control Number00054952
OCLC/WorldCa45749799

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