One of the most gripping and well-written books I’ve read is The Proving Ground by G. Bruce Knecht. It’s about the disastrous events of the 1998 Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race, which were brought about by a powerful storm in the Bass Strait.
When the Strait puts on such beautiful displays, it’s hard to believe that it can be so treacherous.
For more entries to this week’s WPC, see The Daily Post.
My top five picks from this week: