Knox-Johnston, Sir Robin (William Robert Patrick)

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KNOX-JOHNSTON, Sir Robin (William Robert Patrick)

KNOX-JOHNSTON, Sir Robin (William Robert Patrick). British, b. 1939. Genres: Recreation, Sports/Fitness. Career: Master mariner, writer. First person to sail solo nonstop around the world, June 1968-April 1969. International Yachtsman of the Year, 1995. Publications: A World of My Own, 1969; Robin Round the World 1970; Sailing, 1976; Last But Not Least, 1978; Twilight of Sail, 1978; Bunk Side Companion, 1982; Seamanship, 1986; The Boc Challenge, 1986; The Cape of Good Hope: A Maritime History, 1989; Yachting: The History of a Passion, 1990; The Columbus Venture, 1991; (with C. Bonington) Sea, Ice, Rock, 1992; Cape Horn, 1994; Beyond Jules Verne, 1995. Address: St. Francis College, Torbryan, Newton Abbot, Devon TQ12 5UR, England. Online address: [email protected]