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The true account of the 2017-2018 solo nonstop circumnavigation by Jerome Rand aboard the Westsail 32 Mighty Sparrow. A testament to endurance and adventure, this memoir recounts what life is like aboard a small sailboat during a 271-day voyage around the globe, alone, and without stopping. One of the greatest challenges of both body and mind, the author will take you onboard during the good times and the bad. As one of only a handful of people to have ever succeed in such a small boat, this story is truly the adventure of a lifetime.

©2020 Jerome Rand (P)2021 Jerome Rand

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  • John G.
  • 14-04-2021

I enjoyed every second of this book.

The pace was good and subject intresting, Narriators voice reflections kept ones revitited. stopped several times to take notes on items I need to address prior to my next departure.

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  • Dom Laviano
  • 04-06-2021

WOW great book

What a great job!!! The author kept me totally engaged the entire time. As a sailor myself, I could close my eyes and picture every word. If you love adventures and sailing this is the book for you!

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  • 26-03-2021

Loved the book

As a fellow adventurer (though not sailer), I really enjoyed the story. The author did a fantastic job narrating. My only critique is I wished to story was told in chronological order as it was hard to follow. All in all glad I bought the book.

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  • anonymous
  • 24-02-2021

terrific book and terrific narrator

what an Incredible Book an absolute must read for anyone who likes sailing and adventure, this book was extremely engaging and a real page-turner I strongly recommend.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 11-02-2021

Felt like I was on the boat.

Loved every minute. Excellent narration and an amazing adventure. I could easily relate to him.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 05-02-2021

An adventure like few...

I truly enjoyed listening to this book, the recording & voice is clear and engaging.
A true story, and a story very very close to our family. The story in this book really grabbed me and made me follow the world map to check the locations and just imagine a bit how close or far away the 5 capes look from a tiny boat cruising around the world, enduring many hard situations but at the same time providing marvelous and unique moments that maybe Jerome The Captain will only have them for his own memories.
Welcome back, Jerome Rand!!

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  • william r
  • 12-05-2021

Frustrating

I found this story quite frustrating and timeline hard to follow as the author jumped back and forth throughout the book. The naration was very American and over the top which made it hard to take him seriously. That said he did complete a solo voyage around the world which is very impressive.

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