Imagine yourself alone aboard a jolting 60-foot sailboat encountering the world's roughest patches of water and racing unassisted and nonstop around the world. Icebergs ahead. Storms. Danger. The Vendee Globe Race just ended and it's the incredible race on which Marlin Bree's novel Dead on the Wind is based. Click in right hand column on Dead on the Wind. You might want to check this one out.