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First deaf person to sail single-handed around the world

May 8th, 2013

A Scottish teacher has become the first deaf person to sail single-handed around the world past all five capes. Gerry Hughes, 55, from Glasgow, sailed from Troon in his Beneteau 42s7 Quest III, on September 1 last year, completing the route on May 7. His solo-circumnavigation lasted eight months and covered more than 32,000 miles,


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New 40-foot circumnavigation record

May 1st, 2013

The World Sailing Speed Record Council announced the establishment of a new around the world singlehanded record in the 40-foot division. Guo Chuan (CHN) sailing the yacht Qing Dao arrived in Qingdao, China to complete the route on April 4, 2013 in an elapsed time of 137 days, 20 hours, 01 minutes, 57 seconds. Aboard


Rast sets new Moth record

April 29th, 2013

Prior to the start of the Moth European Championship in Marsala, Italy, Chris Rast (SUI 3990) established a new world


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New sailing speed record

March 12th, 2013

The World Sailing Speed Record Council has ratified a new Sydney to Hobart (AUS) record. Set by Sean Langman (AUS)



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