A World of My Own

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On Friday 14 June 1968 Suhaili, a tiny ketch, slipped almost unnoticed out of Falmouth harbour steered by the solitary figure at her helm, Robin Knox-Johnston. Ten and a half months later Suhaili, paintwork peeling and rust streaked, her once white sails weathered and brown, her self-steering gone, her tiller arm jury rigged to the rudder head, came romping joyously back to Falmouth to a fantastic reception for Robin, who had become the first man to sail round the world non-stop single-handed. By every standard it was an incredible adventure, perhaps the last great uncomputerised journey left to man. Every hazard, every temptation to abandon the astounding voyage came Robin's way, from polluted water tanks, smashed cabin top and collapsed boom to lost self-steering gear and sheered off tiller, and all before the tiny ketch had fought her way to Cape Horn, the point of no return, the fearsome test of any seaman's nerve and determination. A World of My Own is Robin's gripping, uninhibited, moving account of one of the greatest sea adventures of our time. An instant bestseller, it is now reissued for a new generation of readers to be enthralled and inspired.

Read 24 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. On Friday 14 June 1968 Suhaili, a tiny ketch, slipped almostunnot... Video of Alice singing In a World Of My Own (English Version). In a world of my own All the flowers Would have very extra special powers They would sit and talk to me for hours When I'm lonely in a world of my own There'd be new birds Lots of nice and friendly howdy-do birds Everyone would have a dozen bluebirds Within that world of my own I could listen to a babbling brook And hear a song that I could ... in a world of your own not giving much attention to what is happening around you, because you are thinking about something else: He won't hear you - he's off in a world of his own.

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