A World of my own is Robins 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.
On friday 14 june 1968 Suhali, a tiny ketch slipped almost unnoticed out of Falmouth harbour with a solitary figure at her helm; the modest likeable 29 year old merchant navy officer, Robin Knox-Johnston. ten and a half months later Suhali, paintwork peeling and rust streaked, her once white sails weathered and brown, sailed triumphantly back to Falmouth to a fantastic reception for the laughing young Englishman who had become the first man to sail round the world non stop and single-handed.
244 pages PB