by MAURICE and MARALYN BAILEY
192 pages. McKay. $6.95.
On March 4, 1973, Maurice and Maralyn Bailey had their breakfast interrupted by sperm whale, which rammed their twin-keel sloop Auralyn about 250 miles northeast of the Galapagos Islands. The boat suffered a fatal portside hole below the waterline. Within an hour, the couplewho had been on their way from native England to New Zealandembarked on a spectacular survival adventure in a round, covered rubber raft roped to a nine-foot dinghy. The publisher claims that the Baileys set a record117 days*for time adrift following a shipwreck. Though each lost about 40...