Desperate Voyage


Stranded in Panama after the war, John Caldwell set out for Sydney to rejoin his wife Mary, whom he had not seen since their three-day honeymoon over a year before. Unable to secure any other form of transport he had to resort to single-handed sailing. After having spent ten days learning the rudiments of sailing and navigation from a book he embarked on a 9000 mile journey aboard the 20-foot "Pagan". Ahead lay a mission that was to reveal in him elements not only of astounding courage and determination but also of ...

Desperate Voyage 1997, Adlard Coles Nautical, London

ISBN-13: 9780713649109

New edition


Desperate Voyage 1991, Sheridan House

ISBN-13: 9780924486203

Trade paperback

Desperate Voyage 1969, Heinemann Educational Publishers, Harlow

ISBN-13: 9780435120368

abridged new Windmill edition