Author Basil Panakis’ Biography Gets Featured in SOUTHWINDS Magazine
The author of a fascinating biography, Jester Challenge and Beyond, Basil Panakis, had the honour of getting his biography featured in SOUTHWINDS Magazine, March edition 2020. The magazine is about sailing enthusiasts, marine experts, writers, and their lifestyle. His biography has received exceptional reviews and was recommended by the magazine. Read the complete article here.
The biography is set upon the story of a 73-year-old Basil Panakis who enjoys sailing and exciting voyages with Jester challenge, a single-handed sailing event. The book provides instructions and guidelines on how he prepared his 25 ft fibreglass sloop Jaba on a budget. His extraordinary resolve to push his sloop over deep-ocean passages is beautifully portrayed in the book. You can find more details about route planning, gathering provisions for long routes and camaraderie shown by his fellow participants here.
Basil Panakis settled in his adopted England since 1964. He participated in 3 Jester Challenges, an Atlantic Circuit, and did long-distance solo sailing.