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Second Asian to non-stop solo circumnavigate the world

April 7th, 2013

(April 6, 2013) – Lt Cdr Abhilash Tomy (34 years) became the second person from Asia to sail non-stop solo circumnavigate the world. Lt Cdr Tomy of the Indian Navy returned to Mumbai on March 31 having left on Nov 1, 2012, with his route passing south of the Cape of Good Hope, Leeuwin and


First Chinese solo non-stop circumnavigation

April 7th, 2013

Chinese yachtsman Guo Chuan became the first sailor from China to complete a non-stop solo circumnavigation of the globe. The 47-year-old Chuan set off on his epic sailing trip from his home town of Qingdao on November 18, 2012, completing the journey on April 5, 2013. Guo, who has been sailing for 12 years after


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)

Next Stop: Hawaii

February 21st, 2013

American Ryan Breymaier was among the nine men that successfully sailed the VO70 Maserati to establish a new reference time

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