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Miles Smeeton

Born in England in 1906, Miles Smeeton joined the army and fought in World War II before setting sail on the Bermudan ketch 'Tzu Hang' with his wife in 1956. During his lifetime Miles Smeeton wrote nine books, and together with his wife founded the Cochrane Ecological Institute in 1972 and received numerous awards for their lifetime sailing achievements. He died in 1988.