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All times are GMT. Shane, who was 25, set sail by himself inand crossed the Atlantic alone, but after a couple of years he acquired a girlfriend and travelling companion, Swiss-born Iris Derungs.

True story of Shane, Iris, and a boat called Shrimpy – Cambridgeshire Live

It lasted for three days, shimpy the waves in the shallow gulf became steeper than any I’ve ever seen. As his book is out of print can anyone tell me if his Caprice was a Mk1 with the short cabin or MkII with a forward extension to the cabin?


Shrimpy by Shane Acton. The boat was floated in a swimming pool outside a friend’s house in Brisbane! People said, ‘you sailed here, in THAT? No trivia or quizzes yet.

While he was searching for the boat he taught himself celestial navigation, and made a bit of money along the way teaching it to other yachties. Who are they, and why were actpn in the news? Books by Shane Acton. Readerer marked it as to-read Jul 21, Sadly he died at the age of 55 from lung cancer.

True story of Shane, Iris, and a boat called Shrimpy

Mike Looney marked it as to-read Jan 15, Subscribe to our Daily newsletter Enter email Subscribe. After the war his father was demobbed and in took a job at Nottingham so Clive moved to West Bridgeford Grammar School, shrompy had some really outstanding maths teachers. David Annison rated it it was amazing May 25, Capelli marked it as to-read Jan 12, Refresh and try again. Thanks for telling us about the problem.

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Kevin marked it as to-read Mar 07, Aug 21, Jenny rated it really liked it. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

Shrimpy: A Record Round-The-World Voyage in an 18 Foot Yacht

His family have asked for donations to be made to Cancer Research UK, instead of flowers. Return to Book Page.


On one part of the journey, as they sailed across the Arafura Sea, north of Australia, they hit atrocious weather. Cambridgeshire Mayor Readers sceptical over Cambridge metro expansion plans. Twenty five years old, and with very little money, he abandoned the rat race to become a roaming gypsy of the sea.

There was possibly one such person, Clive Granger. This book definitely makes my list of favorite sailing stories. Leszek marked it as to-read May 19, Neil Taylor marked it as to-read Apr 08, A teacher told his mother he would never become successful, to which Clive later commented ‘which illustrates the difficulties of long-run forecasting on inadequate data.

Shrimpy by Shane Acton

I believe it is from the Cambridge Evening News, which was his shahe paper, and which helped him in many ways, and published his articles. They were indeed fascinating people and this book gives an excellent insight into life ‘upstairs’ and Cambridge from the s onwards.

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