Edward Heath (1916-2005), often known as Ted Heath, was Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1970 to 1974, and leader of the Conservative party between 1965 and 1975.
He was a keen yachtsman who won the 1969 Sydney Hobart Race in his yacht Morning Cloud. An account of his sailing experiences, entitled Sailing: A Course of My Life, was published by Sidgwick and Jackson in 1975. The Course of My Life was also the title of his autobiography which was published in 1998.
Click here to see a print of Morning Cloud by Robert Taylor.