The Last Voyage of Donald Crowhurst
March 18, 2005 9:22 AM Subscribe
The Mysterious Voyage of Donald Crowhurst and the Teignmouth Electron
In the autumn of 1968, Crowhurst set out from England in a homebuilt trimaran, to compete in the first solo nonstop around-the-world sailing race. Eight months later, the boat was found drifting and abandoned in mid-Atlantic. Crowhurst's diaries revealed that, although he had apparently radioed messages from his round-the-world course, he had in fact never left the Atlantic.
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