Sailing Legends recounts the stories and heroes of the longest running ocean race. Begun in 1973 as the Whitbread Round the World Race, its evolution into the fully professional Volvo Ocean Race of today is a fascinating story littered with colourful characters and anecdotes and filled with dramatic photography. Blake, van Rietschoten, Tabarly, Cayard, Grael. . . Sailing Legends is, quite simply, the definitive history of ocean racing.