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Matagi

81 year old new oldest solo nonstop RTW sailor

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Poor Jeannie - all those years of effort and she only held the record for months.

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I believe that he also sailed the smallest boat to westabout nonstop.

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2 hours ago, SloopJonB said:

Poor Jeannie - all those years of effort and she only held the record for months.

But she held it. And earned all of the sailing communities eternal respect for her endurance. 

She sure still holds it as a woman.

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We should all be that lucky to keep doing what we love at that age.

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8 hours ago, SloopJonB said:

Poor Jeannie - all those years of effort and she only held the record for months.

Nothing to keep her from trying to get the record back.

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