The young woman who took the sailing world by storm. At twenty-four, Ellen MacArthur became the youngest person ever to complete the Vendée Globe singlehanded nonstop sailboat race around the planet and the second woman and second fastest sailor to circumnavigate the globe alone. Taking On the World is Ellen's story of her longing for adventure, her indomitable will, and her overwhelming passion for the sea.
368 pages. Paperback.