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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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Update: Paris Abandons Solo Circumnavigation Attempt After Rig Problems

In early December, we posted about Stanley Paris’ attempt at a solo circumnavigation in his 63′ Kiwi Spirit after suffering a variety failures to rigging and sails, Paris has decided to give up the attempt and sail for Cape Town.  Today, he … Continue reading

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Bon Voyage to Captain Stanley Paris and the Kiwi Spirit

A few hours ago, Stanley Paris, 76, at the helm of the 63′ custom yacht, Kiwi Spirit, sailed from the sea-buoy at St. Augustine, Florida, bound out on a solo, non-stop un-assisted voyage around the globe.  Paris will be attempting … Continue reading

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