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Deaf Solo-Circumnavigator Finishes, Receives Special Recognition

Shortly after Gerry Hughes aboard Quest III, a Beneteau 42s7, crossed the line on May 7th to complete his circumnavigation around all five capes, he was greeted in Troon Harbour, Scotland by a throng of more than 100 supporters. Among … Continue reading

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Deaf Solo Circumnavigator Rolled in Southern Ocean

A Scottish man hoping to become the first deaf yachtsman to sail solo around the worldnon-stop and unassisted is in Hobart for repairs after his yacht rolled at sea. Gerry Hughes, who departed from Glasgow on September 1, 2012, hoping … Continue reading

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