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More Hardware for Jeanne Socrates

The Cruising Club of America has selected Jeanne Socrates (Ealing, West London,England) to receive the  Blue Water Medal for her completion of a solo nonstop circumnavigation of the world on her third attempt. The Blue Water Medal was first awarded … Continue reading

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Circumnavigator Visits Long-Distance Supporters

For some, bobbing alone in the waters of the South Pacific without any contact to the outside world except the static and strange voices pulsing through a radio would be unnerving. But for 70-year-old circumnavigator Jeanne Socrates, it was nirvana. … Continue reading

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Video of the Week: Congratulations Jeanne Socrates!

After many thousands of ocean miles spread over several attempts, the intrepid Jeanne Socrates crossed her outbound path in Victoria, British Colombia early Monday morning aboard her 38-footer, Nereida, to become the oldest woman to sail solo around the world. … 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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Solo Sailor Jeanne Socrates Rounds Cape Horn

This week, in the dark of almost midnight, Jeanne Socrates, 70-year-old solo sailor extraordinaire, successfully rounded Cape Horn in her 38ft yacht Nereida in almost calm conditions and changed course to begin her crossing of the South Atlantic, at the … Continue reading

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Socrates Makes Emergency Stop in Bay

It’s unusual for someone who’s attempting to set a nonstop solo circumnavigation record to make a pit stop along the way, but that’s just what Jeanne Socrates did late last week. Socrates, who set off from Victoria, BC, on October 22 … Continue reading

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Meet Jeanne Socrates at London Boat Show This Weekend

Yachtswoman Jeanne Socrates, who will launch her third attempt to sail nonstop solo around the world from North America in a monohull next October, will be at the International Safety Products Booth #B305 at 1pm on Friday, January 6th during … Continue reading

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