Monday, February 16, 2009

new world record

British yachtswoman Dee Caffari, 36, arrives in Les Sables d'Olonne, France onboard Aviva as she sets a new world record as the first woman to havesuccessfully completed a solo, non-stop circumnavigation both ways aroundthe world. She managed to complete the voyage even after sail delaminationcaused two huge holes in her main sail.The jubilant solo skipper and former PE teacher crossed the Vendee Globefinish line after 98 days at sea.