Nicolette Milnes-Walker

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Nicolette Daisy Milnes-Walker, MBE (1943-) was the first woman to sail non-stop single-handed across the Atlantic. She set sail on 12 June 1971 from Milford Haven, UK and arrived in Newport USA forty five days later on 26 July. She made her crossing in a 30 ft yacht, Aziz, a 'Pioneer' Class 9 meter designed by Van Der Stadt and constructed by Southern Ocean Shipyard Ltd, Poole, Dorset.

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Milnes-Walker, Nicolette (1973). When I Put Out To Sea. Macmillan. ISBN 978-0-330-23795-6. 

Milnes-Walker, Nicolette (1972). When I Put Out To Sea. Stein and Day. ISBN 0-8128-1467-3.