Circumnavigation has always been an obsession of humanity. Meet some of the bravest circumnavigators from the history.
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Volvo Ocean Race is a yacht race around the world, held every three years. The history of Volvo Ocean Race is full of dramatic stories about thrilling competition between teams, struggle with heavy weather and heroic salvages. This year, the Volvo Ocean Race started in Alicante, Spain on October 6th.
Kim and Simon Brown, experienced sailors, decided to take their three year old daughter on a three year sailing trip around the world. They found themselves at the target of very unpleasant public criticism, but decided to go with their plan anyway. Now, they are in Gibraltar, intending to sail the Mediterranean before crossing the Atlantic. You can follow their journey at Kim’s blog.
Frank Cammas has recently become the first person to cross Cape Horn in a foiling catamaran. This achievement contradicts the opinion that we have already achieved everything. The truth is, there is no limit to human possibilities. Likewise, sailing sport is developing on a daily basis. New techniques and categories are constantly introduced. That is why records will always be broken.