It is safe to say that sailing is one of the most adventurous activities one could engage in. This is especially true when one decides to sail around theworld single-handedly. A venture like this is truly a life-changing experience, as the skipper faces many serious obstacles. Yet there are those who simply cannotresist the ``call of the sea``, attempting to complete this voyage again and again, setting various records and testing themselves in the roughest of circumstances. This book serves as the ultimate guide into the world of sailing, allowing you to come as close as possible to theexciting yet risky activity and become acquainted with some ofthe bravest skippers the history has ever seen.