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A Man and His Boat: Joyan Refuses Rescue to Stay with His Boat, Will Try Again

Greater love hath no sailor but he that refuses to leave his boat even though it’s capsized in the Atlantic Ocean. Famed professional sailor Francis Joyon, standing on the keel of his upturned boat IDEC, in which he was trying … Continue reading

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Joyan’s Record Attempt Cut Short–Very Short

We’re quite certain that this won’t get him down, and that it won’t be long before he leaves for another record attempt. Francis Joyon only got to sail seven hours into his Transatlantic record attempt before he capsized his 30 … Continue reading

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