Night Race to Kawau
An award-winning classic from the author of the Alex quartet.
For 40 years, this adrenaline-packed winner of the Storylines Gaelyn Gordon Award for a Much-Loved Book has been gripping Kiwi kids.
‘He’s not there, Mum. He’s fallen overboard.’
What started as an exciting challenge turns into a nightmare when a gale unexpectedly develops during the night race to Kawau Island. Sam and her mother suddenly find themselves in charge of their yacht with a dangerous task ahead of them. It is the early 1980s, and technology on the yacht is limited: they are on their own.
Will Sam be able to save her family?