August 21, 2019

Episode 9: Teignmouth Electron - Part 1

Following Sir Francis Chichester's triumphant circumnavigation by sea in 1967, the Sunday Times wanted to cash in on circumnavigation fever! One wide-eyed and manic contestant dove into the Golden Globe competition, and immediately got in over his head. Hear part one of the story of Donald Crowhurst's bid to be the fastest man to sail around the world in 1968.

 

Leigh's song pick:: Antitoxidote by Melvins
https://open.spotify.com/track/6ZMz3zY8hu2QQdGOn4dPFH

 

Peter's song pick:: Bruce Lee by Indian Handcrafts
https://indianhandcrafts.bandcamp.com/track/bruce-lee

 

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