Tag Archives: Circumnavigation

Polynesian Canoe to Sail Around Hawaii, then the World

Hokule’a is a full-scale replica of a wa’a kaulua, a Polynesian double-hulled voyaging canoe. Launched way back in 1975 by the Polynesian Voyaging Society, she is best known for her 1976 Hawai’i to Tahiti voyage performed with Polynesian navigation techniques. … Continue reading

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Final Leg for Circumnavigator Jeanne Socrates

A 70-year-old widow has crossed the equator on day 208 in the final leg of her solo nonstop unassisted circumnavigation. Jeanne Socrates crossed the line on May 17, 2013 (day 208) at 1453 GMT (2:53 AM local time) on her … Continue reading

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