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Scottish Sailor Rescued After Storm Hits Coast of Chile

A Scottish solo round-the-world yachtsman has been rescued after his boat was badly damaged in a storm off the tip of South America. Andrew Halcrow, 54, was west of Cape Horn on his second attempt to circumnavigate the globe single-handed … Continue reading

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Chilean Navy Detains Andhoey with Armed Guards

He was bound to be stopped somewhere along the way… After a much publicized illegal voyage from New Zealand to Antarctica with a “stowaway” on board and then across the Southern Ocean to South America, the “Wild Viking” Jarle Andhøy … Continue reading

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Michigan Man Attempts to Round Cape Horn for 7th Time Without Success

We have to admire this guy’s determination, but we’re not sure he should make another attempt. An 84-year-old American sailor found alive in the remote South Pacific told his rescuers his mast was so badly cracked that he couldn’t raise … Continue reading

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