Robert Suhay (USA) completed his attempt to set a new Guinness World Record for record for longest distance sailed unassisted in a dinghy. After launching his Laser from the Sail Carteret Sailing Club dock in Morehead City, NC on June 30 at 06:00, Suhay, age 52, arrived in Annapolis, MD on July 4 at 00:08 at the dock of Severn Sailing Association. During the route he was not allowed to make landfall or receive any aide.
“He only took one sleep break on Thursday night (July 2) and drifted on to a sledge and briefly grounded when the tide went out,” reports his wife, Lisa Suhay. “However, he did not at any time make landfall or set foot on land. Satellite imagery o…
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