Old Man Sailing: Some dreams take a lifetime

When COVID-19 struck the UK, the government advised the over-70’s to “shield” while the country went into Lockdown. One old man went sailing instead.

Single-handed and self-isolated, retired journalist John Passmore used the pandemic to achieve an ambition which had eluded him for 60 years. For 3,629 miles, he disappeared into a world of perfect solitude, adventure and adversity – arriving back 42 days later, short of water and with shredded sails to find himself celebrated on national radio as the embodiment of everybody’s Lockdown dream. This is his story.

It is also a story for anyone who ever thought a dream was unattainable.

By: John Passmore

Publisher: Kindle Direct Publishing (23 Jan. 2021)

ISBN-13: 979-8599208402


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