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Old 11-18-2009, 06:55 AM
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Round Britain book finally available!

Well, it's taken over a year, but there's finally a book out on the 2008 Round Britain Powerboat Race!
Called "Chasing The Horizon" it's the story of how Derek Wynans, a freelance writer commissioned by a major boating magazine tried to cover the ten-day endurance race- despite losing his promised seat just before the start. Somehow he managed to thumb a lift all the way round, covering well over a thousand miles on no less than five totally different raceboats.
Mike Lloyd, the man who dreamed up & organised this epic event, seems to like it. He said: It made me laugh out loud many times and brought tears of emotion to my eyes at others. A great read for anyone with a feeling of the sea and an ounce of adventure in their soul."
Can't be all bad then!
Check out the website for more: www.chasingthehorizon.co.uk
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Well, it's taken over a year, but there's finally a book out on the 2008 Round Britain Powerboat Race!
Called "Chasing The Horizon" it's the story of how Derek Wynans, a freelance writer commissioned by a major boating magazine tried to cover the ten-day endurance race- despite losing his promised seat just before the start. Somehow he managed to thumb a lift all the way round, covering well over a thousand miles on no less than five totally different raceboats.
Mike Lloyd, the man who dreamed up & organised this epic event, seems to like it. He said: It made me laugh out loud many times and brought tears of emotion to my eyes at others. A great read for anyone with a feeling of the sea and an ounce of adventure in their soul."
Can't be all bad then!
Check out the website for more: www.chasingthehorizon.co.uk
...oh, and I forgot to mention that I'm the author, plus it features lots of pictures by Award-winning photographer Chris Davies.
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Old 01-27-2010, 01:09 PM
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...finally available on Amazon.com!
http://www.amazon.com/Chasing-Horizo...9770634&sr=8-1

(And apologies to the Admins for the blatant plug!)
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Is it only thru amazon or are they at book stores also and if so what ones?
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Here is the 90 minutes TV show...

http://boatmad.com/gallery/main.php?g2_itemId=21439
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Here is the 90 minutes TV show...

http://boatmad.com/gallery/main.php?g2_itemId=21439
Thanks for posting that link. Really cool video.
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Hi Stuck,

Amazon is probably your best bet at the moment, but regular bookstores will stock it eventually. Try using www.bookfinder.com -I've found them really helpful in the past.
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