Sport: The Long Voyage Home

His boyhood on a little island sheep station off the coast of New Zealand gave Adrian Hayter a lingering dislike for the sights and sounds and smells of ranching, and a long-lingering love for the sea. All through his later career as a British army officer in India and Malaya, he nourished a youthful dream that someday he would sail home in his own boat. When he re tired in England seven years ago, Major Hayter, then 34, put all his savings into a sturdy nine-ton yawl, Sheila 11, took a course in deep-sea navigation and got ready for the long...

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