1 hr 6 min

130 - Donald Crowhurst & The Golden Globe Race Do Go On

    • Comedy

In search of fame and fortune, Donald Crowhurst enters The 1968 Sunday Times Golden Globe Race Around the World - a competition for the first person to solo circumnaviagate the world without stopping.


However, unlike the rest of the field, Crowhurst is not a highly qualified sailor. He decides to mortgage his house and business in order to build his own boat for the 30,000 mile journey. When things don't go well at sea, he begins to lie about his position in the race... But will his huge lie catch up with him?


Dave reports on this crazy story, recorded live at The Melbourne Comedy Festival.
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SOURCES AND FURTHER READING:


Deep Water (IFC Films, 2006), Fantastic documentary:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IY2rQh8UraY


https://www.rightboat.com/articles/the-greatest-ever-yacht-race-1969-sunday-times-golden-globe-race


https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sunday_Times_Golden_Globe_Race


http://goldengloberace.com/ggr/


https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/this-britain/drama-on-the-waves-the-life-and-death-of-donald-crowhurst-421934.html


https://www.sportsnet.ca/more/big-read-donald-crowhursts-heartbreaking-round-world-hoax/


http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-414489/Donald-Crowhurst-sea-lies.html


https://www.theguardian.com/uk/2009/apr/05/donald-crowhurst-lone-sailor For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

In search of fame and fortune, Donald Crowhurst enters The 1968 Sunday Times Golden Globe Race Around the World - a competition for the first person to solo circumnaviagate the world without stopping.


However, unlike the rest of the field, Crowhurst is not a highly qualified sailor. He decides to mortgage his house and business in order to build his own boat for the 30,000 mile journey. When things don't go well at sea, he begins to lie about his position in the race... But will his huge lie catch up with him?


Dave reports on this crazy story, recorded live at The Melbourne Comedy Festival.
- Support the show and get rewards like bonus episodes:
www.patreon.com/DoGoOnPod


- Submit a topic idea directly to the hat: http://bit.ly/DoGoOnHat 
Twitter: @DoGoOnPod
Instagram: @DoGoOnPod
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/DoGoOnPod/
Email us: dogoonpod@gmail.com
SOURCES AND FURTHER READING:


Deep Water (IFC Films, 2006), Fantastic documentary:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IY2rQh8UraY


https://www.rightboat.com/articles/the-greatest-ever-yacht-race-1969-sunday-times-golden-globe-race


https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sunday_Times_Golden_Globe_Race


http://goldengloberace.com/ggr/


https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/this-britain/drama-on-the-waves-the-life-and-death-of-donald-crowhurst-421934.html


https://www.sportsnet.ca/more/big-read-donald-crowhursts-heartbreaking-round-world-hoax/


http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-414489/Donald-Crowhurst-sea-lies.html


https://www.theguardian.com/uk/2009/apr/05/donald-crowhurst-lone-sailor For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

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