The life of Alec Rose, the sailor who wanted to defeat Chichester

Sir Alec Rose (13 July 1908 – 11 January 1991) was a fruit merchant in England who after the World War II developed a passion for single-handed sailing. When Rose heard that Francis Chichester intended to sail single-handedly around the world, he was keen to compete. He attempted to start his journey at the same time as Chichester in 1966, but a collision …
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