Game over for Alex Alley record attempt:
(March 12, 2019; Day 72) – Alex Alley (GBR) has been forced to abandon his attempt to break the Solo Non-Stop Round the World Record in his Class40 Pixel Flyer. He ended his bid shortly after crossing the longitude of Cape Leeuwin off the south-westerly mainland point of the Australian continent due to damage with his mast track and mainsail cars. He was over half way, having sailed nearly 14,000 nm solo since his departure on December 31, 2018, but had been trailing the record breaking pace.
Here’s his report from today:
Most of you will have noticed that a few days ago I took a more northerly course than may be expected and I have been going a bit s…
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