Travel & Adventure

The boy from Akaroa

Blake, Coutts, Dickson—on such household names stands the formidable reputation of New Zealand's blue water sailors. Eighty years ago, another New Zealand sailor gained international kudos as a skipper of a fateful voyage in the Southern Ocean. When disaster struck, he saved himself and his fellows in one of the most remarkable feats of seamanship the world has seen.


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