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Alex Bennett’s Autobiography is now out.

A true story of life and death at sea, Alex Bennett’s autobiography is an adrenaline fuelled, action packed tale of life as a professional offshore yachtsman.

A young boy’s dreams of adventures on the high seas grew into a passion for racing and an ultimate ambition – to sail through the desolate Southern Ocean and round the notorious Cape Horn.  Alex vividly describes how he won the biggest two handed yacht race in the world, setting a new record and achieved the best British result in the 20 year history of the prestigious Mini Transat.

Go behind the scenes of the infamous Team Philips project and Alex gives a terrifying personal insight into the fight for survival when the ill fated giant catamaran was destroyed by a hurricane in the mid Atlantic.

Alex has raced through some of the most unforgiving places on the planet and achieved a lifelong ambition to build an extreme racing yacht and compete in the legendary solo Transatlantic race.

This is a revealing and honest account of the highs and lows of life in the fast lane of high octane ocean racing. It is an inspiring story of the determination needed to succeed and achieve one’s dreams.

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