Sailing to the Moon

Sailing to the Moon

The Biography of Rolly Tasker, Australia's Finest All-round Yachtsman

by Roland Perry

Publication Date: 14/04/2008

Roland Perry's biography of Rolly Tasker captures the dramatic life of one of Australia's greatest all-round yachtsman who won more races nationally and internationally than any other sailor. This fascinating biography covers his two world championship wins, the design and creation of the Siska yachts, his journeys in the wake of some of history's finest explorers including Cook, Flinders and Bass as well as his personal challenges. The Governor General has just launched Tasker's Australian Sailing Museum in Mandurah, WA.
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Roland Perry

Roland Perry is an award-winning author, journalist and documentary-maker, best known for his writing on Australian military and sporting history.

His books include Bradman's Invincibles, The Fight For Australia, Monash: The Outside Who Won The War, The Australian Light Horse, The Changi Brownlow, biographies of cricketers Keith Miller and Shane Warne, his highly praised life of Don Bradman, as well as the recent bestsellers Bill The Bastard and Horrie The War Dog.

Roland Perry was awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia, for services to literature, in 2011.

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