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Separating fact from fiction isn’t easy when it comes to Erksine Childers, but I’ve been inspired to follow in his wake, says Dick Durham

Stranded in Panama after the war, John Caldwell took a 20ft boat solo across the Pacific in a desperate bid to re-join his new bride in Australia. But first, he…

'Mischief' by Martyn Mackrill

Running aground in a yacht is never a pleasant experience. To do so off a remote island in the Svalbard archipelago surrounded by icebergs, as Bill Tilman did, can easily…