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Chichester, Francis Sir 1901-1972

Overview
Works: 146 works in 445 publications in 14 languages and 6,846 library holdings
Genres: Records and correspondence  Biography  History  Maps  Charts, diagrams, etc 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction
Classifications: G420.C47, 910.41
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Most widely held works by Francis Chichester
Gipsy Moth circles the world by Francis Chichester( Book )

54 editions published between 1962 and 2015 in 11 languages and held by 1,718 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sir Francis Chichester, at age 65, captured everyone's imagination as he set out in his 53 foot ketch, (Gipsy Moth IV) from Plymouth in September 1966 for Sydney and thence eastwards via Cape Horn back to Plymouth. In this --voyage he was beset by trouble and danger, nearly demasted, with self-steering gear destroyed, as well as capsized. However, Sir Francis never lost his hope or humour, determined to continue his voyage off the West Australian Coast, showing great courage to continue
Along the clipper way by Francis Chichester( Book )

35 editions published between 1966 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 495 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It was used by grain, wool and gold clippers from Britain round the Cape of Good Hope to Australia and then round Cape Horn back to Britian. Francis Chichester has collected together the best accounts by seamen and the most descriptive passages of well know authors about this famous route. This was the route Francis Chichester followed on his now famous lone voyage round the world
The romantic challenge by Francis Chichester( Book )

13 editions published between 1971 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Verslag van een reis die de auteur in 1970-'71 met zijn "Gipsy Moth V" over de Atlantische Oceaan maakte
Solo to Sydney by Francis Chichester( Book )

8 editions published between 1930 and 2016 in English and held by 293 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Forfatteren, der egentlig var mest kendt som sejlsportsmand med rekorder for langdistancesejladser, beretter her om sin soloflyvning 1929/30 fra England til Australien efter blot 5 måneders flyveruddannelse og -erfaring
Alone across the Atlantic by Francis Chichester( Book )

12 editions published between 1958 and 2016 in English and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ride on the wind by Francis Chichester( Book )

11 editions published between 1936 and 2016 in English and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Atlas of discovery( )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How to keep fit by one who never is as fit as he would like to be by Francis Chichester( Book )

4 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alone over the Tasman Sea by Francis Chichester( Book )

8 editions published between 1945 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Atlantic adventure by Francis Chichester( Book )

8 editions published between 1962 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The lonely sea and the sky by Francis Chichester( Book )

32 editions published between 1964 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The complete autobiography of the great adventurer Sir Francis Chichester, the first and fastest man to singlehandedly circumnavigate the globeAged 18 and with a taste for adventure, Francis Chichester emigrated to New Zealand with ten pounds in his pocket. He tried his hand at a number of ill-fated careers--a boxer, shepherd, lumberjack, and gold prospector, to name a few--before returning to England. Having qualified as a pilot, in 1929 he embarked on his most famous solo flight in the de Havilland Gipsy Moth from England to Australia. Shortly afterward, he survived a near-death catastrophe
The observer's book on astro-navigation by Francis Chichester( Book )

7 editions published between 1940 and 1942 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seaplane solo by Francis Chichester( Book )

5 editions published between 1933 and 1934 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The spotter's handbook by Francis Chichester( Book )

4 editions published in 1941 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Along the clipper way : with extracts from Francis Drake and others by Francis Chichester( Book )

9 editions published between 1966 and 1967 in English and Undetermined and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An anthology of the sea's great storytellers inspired by the research undertaken by Chichester for his own epic voyage
Night and fire spotting by Francis Chichester( Book )

1 edition published in 1941 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sir Francis Chichester: voyage of the century by Colin Simpson( Book )

3 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Star recognition by Francis Chichester( Book )

5 editions published in 1943 in English and Undetermined and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The observer's book on astro-navigation by Francis Chichester( Book )

in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The observer's planisphere of air navigation stars by Francis Chichester( Book )

3 editions published in 1942 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The lonely sea and the sky
Alternative Names
Chichester, F.

Chichester, F. C.

Chichester, F. C. 1901-1972

Chichester, F. C. 1901-1972 Sir

Chichester, F. C. (Francis Charles), 1901-1972

Chichester, F. C. (Francis Charles), Sir, 1901-1972

Chichester, F. C., Sir, 1901-1972

Chichester, Francis

Chichester, Francis Charles.

Chichester, Francis Charles 1901-1972

Chichester, Francis Charles 1901-1972 Sir

Chichester, Francis Charles, Sir, 1901-1972

Chichester, Franciss, Sir, 1901-1972

Chichester Sir Francis Charles 1901-1972

Francis Chichester aviatore e navigatore britannico

Francis Chichester britischer Weltumsegler und Luftfahrer

Francis Chichester Brits ontdekkingsreiziger (1901-1972)

Френсіс Чічестер

Чичестер, Франсис 1901-1972

فرانسیس چیچستر

チチェスター, フランシス

法蘭西斯·奇徹斯特

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The lonely sea and the skyGipsy Moth IV : a legend sails againEpic voyages