Hans Maurenbrecher

Het Journaal Van De Takebora


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Hans Maurenbrecher
1966 First published
Language Dutch
Notes A true story.

The 53 year old retired general has a life long dream to single-handed sail around the world.

On a tuesday, the 14th of July 1964, he sails from homeport IJmuiden to start the journey,
the destination is his brother in New Zealand. A distance of about 12.000 miles or 20.000 kilometres.

After arriving in New Zealand and a well earned vacation, Hans sets of to complete the adventure.
Only to be never heard from again, the 30 foot yacht is found later but no sign of the captain…


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