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Close to the Wind

£6.99

Product description

Ben Ainslie's career in sailing began at the age of eight with his family in Cornwall. What started as a hobby quickly turned into a way of life. Here, the three-times Olympic champion tells his story. Signed on false title page. Has neatly written gift dedication also on false title page

Item details

Author(s):
Ben Ainslie
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
16 x 24.3 cm
Edition:
2009
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0224082922
ISBN-13:
9780224082921
Number of pages:
246
Publisher:
Yellow Jersey Press
Title:
Close to the Wind

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Ben Ainslie's career in sailing began at the age of eight with his family in Cornwall. What started as a hobby quickly turned into a way of life. Here, the three-times Olympic champion tells his story. Signed on false title page. Has neatly written gift dedication also on false title page

Author(s):
Ben Ainslie
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
16 x 24.3 cm
Edition:
2009
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0224082922
ISBN-13:
9780224082921
Number of pages:
246
Publisher:
Yellow Jersey Press
Title:
Close to the Wind

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