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Description - Fatal Storm by Robert Mundle

The Sydney to Hobart yacht race is one of the world's major sportingevents. In 1998, it became one of the world's major sporting disasters.Six sailors tragically perished, countless others suffered injuries,and numerous yachts sank or were badly damaged. The subsequent searchand rescue operation was one of the most phenomenally accomplishedpeacetime efforts the world has ever seen.Tellingthis story of challenge and survival, this book details the history ofthe race, the excitement of the start and the thrill of competition. Itcontains extensive interviews with officials, crews, survivors andrescue service personnel."

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781408107003
ISBN-10: 1408107007
Format: Paperback
(198mm x 127mm x 26mm)
Pages: 384
Imprint: Adlard Coles Nautical
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publish Date: 21-Nov-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Robert Mundle

Rob Mundle is one of Australia's leading journalists, television presenters and yachtsmen. He has covered the Sydney-Hobart race over 30 times, as well as competing on 3 occasions.