Longtime shorthanded sailor Joe Harris of South Hamilton, MA has set his sights on breaking the non-stop solo around the world record for 40-foot monohulls. The record of 137 days, 20 hours, 01 minute, 57 seconds was set in 2013 by Chinese sailor Guo Chuan. Monitored by the World Sailing Speed Record Council, Joe Harris will start and finish at Newport, RI. Here is an update from Joe:
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