Donald Crowhurst, an amateur sailor competes in the 1968 Sunday Times Golden Globe Race in the hope of becoming the first person in history to single-handedly circumnavigate the globe without stopping. With an unfinished boat and his business and house on the line, Donald leaves his wife, Clare and their children behind, hesitantly embarking on an adventure on his boat the Teignmouth Electron.
Single-handed sailing -- Fiction.
Sunday Times Golden Globe Race (1968-1969) -- Drama.
Teignmouth Electron (Ketch) -- Fiction.
Voyages around the world -- Fiction.
Gatiss, Mark, actor.
Marsh, James, 1963- film director.
Screen Media Films (Firm), publisher.
Thewlis, David, 1963- actor.
Weisz, Rachel, 1970- actor.
motion picture adaptation of (work): Tomalin, Nicholas. Strange last voyage of Donald Crowhurst.