MacArthur, Dame Ellen

MacArthur, Dame Ellen

1976-07-08 Comments Off on MacArthur, Dame Ellen By dts-admin1

Dame Ellen MacArthur (1976–) is a yachtswoman and in 2005* became the fastest person to sail around the world single-handed.

Handbook page 85. *The handbook states 2004.

According to the sources below the journey began on November 28, 2004 and her voyage lasted 71 days, 14 hours, 18 minutes, 33 seconds. On February 7, 2005 her boat crossed an imaginary finish line between Ushant, France, and the Lizard peninsula of the southwest coast of England, she arrived at the port of Falmouth, Cornwall the following day.

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