d'Aboville, Gerard

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Across the Savage Sea
The Epic Journey of the First Woman to Row Across the North Atlantic
By Maud Fontenoy, Translated by Martin Sobolinsky, Foreword by Gerard d'Aboville
(Arcade Publishing)
Over the last century only six men had defied the power of nature and successfully rowed across the Atlantic from west to east. Maud Fontenoy, a 2005 Time (Europe) Hero, changed that forever when she became the first woman to do so. In 2003 Fontenoy, a young woman and seasoned mariner, set out from Newfoundland... [READ MORE]
Alone
The True Story of the Man Who Fought the Sharks, Waves, and Weather of the Pacific and Won
By Gerard d'Aboville, Introduction by Paul Theroux
(Arcade Publishing)
This is the incredible true story of one man’s heroic battle against impossible odds, a tale of pain and anguish, bravery and utter solitude, a tale that ends in a victory not only over the implacable ocean but over himself as well.At the age of forty-five, Gerard d’Aboville set out to row across the... [READ MORE]
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