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Tag: Circumnavigation

Golden Globe Race abandons UK for France over Brexit finances

The Golden Globe Race 2018 will now start from Les Sables d’Olonne in the Vendée, after event organisers failed to secure financial backing for a UK start Australian adventurer Don McIntyre has announced a re-run of the Golden Globe Race to mark its 50th anniversary Organisers of the 2018 Golden Globe Race announced yesterday (4…
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October 9, 2017 0

British sailor Jeanne Socrates abandons new record attempt

Jeanne Socrates has undergone surgery after a fall from a ladder. She has now abandoned her attempt to become the oldest person to sail around the world solo, non-stop and unassisted Jeanne Socrates. Credit: Graham Snook/YM 02 October 2017 A fall from a ladder has put paid to Jeanne Socrates’ attempt to become the oldest…
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October 7, 2017 0