Saturday, September 4, 2010

Ellen MacArthur's six best books

Ellen MacArthur broke the record for the fastest solo circumnavigation of the world in 2005.

In 2003, she established The Ellen MacArthur Trust to take young people aged between 8-18 sailing to help them regain their confidence, on their way to recovery from cancer, leukemia and other serious illness. Her new book is Full Circle.

MacArthur named her six best books for the Daily Express. One title on her list:
by Redmond O'Hanlon

Having spent so much of my life at sea I thoroughly enjoyed this book about the lives of deep-sea trawlermen. It's an extremely dangerous job and it gave me a really valuable insight into a very different life lived on the ocean wave.
Read about the other books on her list.

--Marshal Zeringue