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Jeanne Socrates – UK

3-time circumnavigator via Cape Horn 2009-12: Solo circumnavigation from UK to Canada via South Africa, New Zealand, Canada (Victoria, B.C.) , Cape Horn, S. Africa, Hobart (Tasmania), Tahiti, Hawaii, Victoria B.C. – one-and-a-half times around the world via Cape Horn, Good Hope (twice) & Leeuwin (twice) · 2013: The first woman to complete solo nonstop circumnavigation from North America and at 71, the oldest woman to sail solo nonstop around the world. aboard the 38-foot Najad 380 cruising yacht Nereida, · 2019: At 77, the oldest person to complete a solo non-stop circumnavigation around the 5 Great Capes. · 2013: awarded the Cruising Club of America Blue Water Medal and the Royal Cruising Club’s Medal for Seamanship ·

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