Fifty years ago, Moitessier discovered that sailing gives happiness and saves the soul

It was 1969 when at the Golden Globe Race (the first nonstop solo round-the-world race) “philosopher sailor” Bernard Moitessier decided to abandon the race to continue on to Polynesia “to save his own soul.” A gesture of revolt against the …

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