You asked: Who has sailed solo around the world?

How many have sailed solo around the world?

Around 100 people have sailed solo, nonstop, round the world beneath the three great capes — the Cape of Good Hope in South Africa, Cape Leeuwin in Australia and Cape Horn in Chile, the standard course for a solo circumnavigation.

Who was the first person to sail solo non-stop around the world?

Sir Francis Chichester (1901–1972) was a British sailor and aviator, famed for being the first person to single-handedly sail around the world making only one stop.

Who is the fastest person to have sailed around the world single handed?

The record for single-handed sailing is 4 days, 11 hours, 10 minutes and 23 seconds. This record was set by French yacht racer Thomas Coville, on the trimaran Sodebo Ultim in July 2017.

What are the 5 ships of Magellan?

Spanish officials furnished five ships for the expedition, prepared in Sevilla. Magellan’s flagship, the Trinidad, had as consorts the San Antonio, the Concepción, the Victoria, and the Santiago. The ships were old ones, not in the best condition or fitted as Magellan would have liked.

Who sailed around the world non-stop?

Robin Knox-Johnston (UK) was the first person to circumnavigate the world under sail solo and without stopping. He departed from Falmouth, Cornwall, UK, on 14 June 1968 as a participant in the Sunday Times Golden Globe Race, and by the time he returned to Falmouth on 22 April 1969 he was the only remaining competitor.

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