Jean-du-Sud and the Magick Byrd
by Gélinas, Yves
Gélinas’ "performance piece" was his attempt to sail around the world non-stop. Dismasted in the Pacific, he repaired his mast and completed the voyage, returning to Gaspé after 282 sailing days. "Not since Bernard Moitessier has there been a better example of someone being so perfectly in tune with their boat, the sea and themselves," writes Andy Schell, publisher of the English edition of Gélinas’ classic memoir. First published in 1988 in French.