Funny, gritty, and always painfully honest, Chasing The Horizon is one man's true account of the hardships and horrors faced as he took part in one of the toughest offshore endurance races ever held- the 2008 Round Britain Powerboat Race. Covering the race for one of the UK's biggest boating magazines, Derek Wynans thought he had it made. The plan was simple- join one of the top-rated teams as they thundered round Britain at speeds of 90 mph. But with just hours to go, the plan sank without a trace- leaving him no option but to beg total strangers for a lift. So began one of the toughest challenges the author ever had to face- from being abused by parrots to being propositioned by a Polish pimp, for Derek Wynans the easy part was racing across the tumultuous sea for six hours at a stretch. Finding a bed for the night and a ride for the next day- that was the REAL challenge...