Twenty feet around the world
Published on May 17th, 2018
(May 17, 2018) – Szymon Kuczynski (POL) succeeded in sailing his 6.36m (20ft 10.4in) yacht solo and non-stop around the world when he returned today to Plymouth, UK. Szymon, who originally set sail last year from Plymouth on August 19, completed the circumnavigation in 270 days, 10 hours and 29 minute. The World Sailing Speed Record Council recognizes a similar feat by Alessandro di Benedetto (FRA/ITA) in 2009-10 who sailed a 6.5m (21ft 3.9in) Mini yacht around the world in 268 days, 19 hours, 36 minutes, 12 seconds.