|BBC Radio, Steve Bunce||"If you think you are never going to read a sailing book, think again. It is a staggering book. Brilliant. An absolute pleasure to read. I can't endorse it enough"|
|Independent on Sunday, Simon Redfern||"Chris Eakin tracked down everyone still alive…a cautionary tale of peril on the sea, and one told very well"|
|Yachting World, Matt Sheahan
||"Fantastic...an outstanding book and one you must read"
|Citytalk Radio, Duncan Barkes
||"A stonking good read...a brilliant book...do read it"
|Yachting Monthly, July 2009 "Editor's Log", Paul Gelder||"Brilliant...A Race Too Far is part gripping thriller, part enthralling 'whodunnit' and part poignant romantic tragedy."
|Practical Boat Owner, editor Sarah Norbury||"I stayed up all night reading A Race Too Far…it is a gripping read"|
|Jazz FM, Tom Dudley||"A fine book...I highly recommend it"|
|Resonance FM radio art station, Wendy Jones 'Interesting Conversations'||"An excellent read - a splendid book"|
|Liverpool Daily Post, David Charters||"With style and respect, Chris Eakin has written of brave men, philosophers and dreamers from another time"|
|Yachting Monthly, News Ed Dick Durham||
"A cracking book. I can't recommend it too highly"
|Bob Fisher, sailing correspondent Guardian newspaper and Yachts & Yachting
||"I have read this book not once but twice as its fascination is immense. Tough stuff and brilliantly written."
|Sailing Today, Rodger Witt
||"A Race Too Far is a cracking read and an excellent tribute"
|Scuttlebutt USA website
"Eakin succeeds at sharing this gripping tale....it
Dee Caffari, first woman to sail round world solo in both directions
"I stared at the page in disbelief as I learnt of stories that were untold until now. I doubted a book could out do 'A Voyage of Madmen' but I have to admit I was hooked. A great read and a clever explanation of the people and event."
|Dame Ellen MacArthur, record-breaking round world yachtswoman
||"Chris Eakin's gripping book gives a powerful account of this fascinating race"|
|RNLI Offshore magazine, David Brann
||"recounted sympathetically...a fascinating new perspective providing a compelling read"