Intrepid yachtsmen and yachtswomen who've conquered the seas
Sailing the world's oceans alone is an incredible challenge
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What makes someone sail the world's oceans alone and single-handed? Months at sea in often hostile weather conditions can test the resolve of even the most hardened of sailors. And yet there are yachtsmen and yachtswomen who positively thrive on the challenge of racing around the globe, navigating inhospitable waters, and putting their lives at risk.
Browse this gallery and meet some of the amazing individuals who have successfully conquered the seas.
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