Grand Ambition by G. Bruce Knecht
An Extraordinary Yacht, the People Who Built It, and the Millionaire Who Can't Really Afford It

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Mr. Knecht, the author of two earlier books about sailing and a former reporter for The Wall Street Journal, follows the lives of a few of these workers and craftsmen as they labor on the Von Allmens' dream.
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G. Bruce Knecht is a former senior writer and foreign correspondent for The Wall Street Journal. Author of The Proving Ground: The Inside Story of the 1998 Sydney to Hobart Race and Hooked: Pirates, Poaching and the Perfect Fish, he has also written for The Atlantic Monthly, The New York Times Magazine, and Conde Nast Traveler. An avid sailor, Knecht raced across the Atlantic in 2005 on the yacht that broke the 100-year-old transatlantic race record. He lives in New York City.
 
Published March 5, 2013 by Simon & Schuster. 257 pages
Genres: History, Sports & Outdoors, Travel, Action & Adventure, Professional & Technical, Business & Economics, Education & Reference. Non-fiction
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Reviewed by Patrick Cooke on Mar 15 2013

Mr. Knecht, the author of two earlier books about sailing and a former reporter for The Wall Street Journal, follows the lives of a few of these workers and craftsmen as they labor on the Von Allmens' dream.

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