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Older Sailors and the Sea — Robin Knox-Johnston, Stanley Paris & Jeanne Socrates

An update on previous posts involving sailors of a certain age.  Sir Robin Knox Johnston, 75, sailing Grey Power, placed third in the highly competitive Class 40 fleet in the Route Du Rhum race between St. Malo in Brittany to Guadeloupe.  In … Continue reading

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Jeanne Socrates Rounds Cape of Good Hope on Bid to Be Oldest Non-Stop Circumnavigator

Jeanne Socrates, a 70 year old British grandmother, has rounded the Cape of Good Hope on her sailboat, Nereida, in her attempt to become the oldest non-stop solo circumnavigator.  She left Victoria, British Columbia in October and successfully rounded Cape Horn in January. … Continue reading

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