Clipper Race: Dare To Lead takes win:
(May 17, 2018; Day 17) – One of the closest races so far in the Clipper 2017-18 Round the World Yacht Race has ended in a surprise win for Dare To Lead, after the team pulled off an eleventh hour victory in Race 10: The Garmin American Challenge from Seattle, USA, to Panama. Full report.
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Twenty feet around the world:
(May 17, 2018) – Szymon Kuczynski (POL) succeeded in sailing his 6.36m (20ft 10.4in) yacht solo and non-stop around the world when he returned today to Plymouth, UK. Szymon, who originally set sail last year from Plymouth on August 19, completed the circumnavigation in 270 days, 10 hours and 29 minute. The World Sailing Speed Record Council recognizes a similar feat by Alessandro di Benedetto (FRA/ITA) in 2009-10 who sailed a 6.5m (21ft 3.9in) Mini yacht around the world in 268 days, 19 hours, 36 minutes, 12 seconds.