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Firecrest Round the World

Alain Gerbault

Firecrest Round the World

by Alain Gerbault

  • 191 Want to read
  • 23 Currently reading

Published by D. McKay .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography,
  • Firecrest (Yacht),
  • France,
  • Gerbault, Alain,
  • Travelers,
  • Voyages and travels,
  • Voyages around the world

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages214
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7699558M
    ISBN 100679510265
    ISBN 109780679510260
    OCLC/WorldCa13443126

    IN QUEST OF THE SUN—Alain Gerbault —Donbleday, Dor an ($). When Sportsman Alain Gerbault (swimmer, poloist, tennis player, footballer, war ace) thought of going around the world,* he wanted to go alone, bought an English decked cutter, the Firecrest (39 feet, built in ), and put out of Havre across the Atlantic.   The name of this one is quite a mouthful: Formatt Hitech Firecrest Patrick Di Fruscia mm Signature Edition Pro Essentials Kit with mm Firecrest Filter Holder. It’s worth breaking that down. Formatt Hitech is the company name/brand. Firecrest refers to their propriety way of applying the shading to the filters.

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    Firecrest Carbon Clincher and Tubular's offer aerodynamics and stability proven every weekend in road races, triathlons and time trials around the world. Features: Firecrest rim technology affords the rider more speed, more stability, and more strength. Alain Jacques Georges Marie Gerbault ( – ) was a French aviator and tennis champion, who made a circumnavigation of the world as a single-handed sailor. He eventually settled in the islands of south Pacific Ocean, where he wrote several books about the islanders' way of life. As a tennis player he was ranked the fifth on the French rankings in


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Hardcover Two complete books: In Quest of the Sun; The Fight of the Firecrest. In The Fight of the Firecrest Gerbault crosses the Atlantic in his 39 foot English cutter. a hair-raising passage that would cause may sailors to renounce the sea and retire to the mountains.5/5(2).

Get this from a library. Firecrest round the world: two complete books. The fight of the Firecrest and In quest of the sun. [Alain Gerbault]. The tin roofs for example, you will know what I mean if you read this book.

You have to remember that Alain Gerbault sailed around the world almost years ago to appreciate how he saw things. This book has changed my life. I have read it many times and I will continue to do so. I will sail until my last days in this wonderful world.5/5.

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All unique flags of the world in an unpublished hand-colored pop-up book according to the CIA Factbook. This was a great book about sailing around the world. Can't believe I have not read this one before. You gotta hand it to him, only a Frenchman could sail around the world like that and still be a great tennis and football (soccer) player.

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Zipp has launched a new version of its popular Firecrest Tubeless Disc-brake wheelset that's said to be faster and considerably lighter than previously, and more capable over varied terrain. Zipp describes the new design as a 'versatile endurance wheelset for the modern road bike', indicating that it expects this model to be used both on and off tarmac.

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Peter Sackett, Publisher, Firecrest Publishing Ltd. & Firecrest Books Ltd. Dutch translation (poor, but good effort) of French original tale of a 5 yr voyage in a 40 ft sailboat, with frequent stops of several months to repair the ship. Lots of interesting observations about (mostty) Pacific islands, flora and fauna of land and sea, and the people, both indigenous and colonial that inhabit these islands.4/5(1).

Gerbault’s voyage around the world, as chronicled in his book Flight of the Firecrest was one long adventure and misadventure from start to finish. Yet, it was also an inspiration for others who followed since Gerbault strove, met adversity and ultimately prevailed.

A kinglet or crest is a small bird in a group that is sometimes included in the Old World warblers, but is frequently placed in its own family, Regulidae, because of resemblance to titmice. "Regulidae" is derived from the Latin word regulus for "petty king" or prince, and refers to the coloured crowns of adult birds.

This family has representatives in North America and Eurasia. The common firecrest (Regulus ignicapilla) also known as the firecrest, is a very small passerine bird in the kinglet family.

It breeds in most of temperate Europe and northwestern Africa, and is partially migratory, with birds from central Europe wintering to the south and west of their breeding ests in the Balearic Islands and north Africa are widely recognised as a separate.

Book a MTB Skills Course with Firecrest Mountain Biking. A National Perspective. Ian led Nationally on Mountain Biking at the Cycling Organisation CTC (Now Cycling UK) from through to and in that time one of his many Projects was to develop the CTC Mountain Bike Skills Instructor Award which was underpinned by the Firecrest Skills.

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White pixels show the high end of.First American to sail around the world alone: Via Strait of Magellan: Harry Pidgeon: U.S./U.S. Islander: Wood 34'X10'9" Yawl: Westward /Panama: First around via Panama Canal: Alain Gerbault: French /France: Firecrest: Wood 39'X8'6" Cutter: Westward /Panama: First Frenchman to sail around the world alone:   The World on Fire and Battle with Bolshevism A definite slow starter, it can be difficult to engage with The World on Fire in the first two or three chapters.

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