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Stan Honey is one of America’s best known ocean racing navigators. His victories include the 2005-06 Volvo Ocean Race onboard ABN Amro I and his critical role in in cutting the nonstop circumnavigation record to 48 days 7 hours 44 minutes aboard the 103ft (31.4m) French trimaran Groupama 3 to win the Jules Verne Challenge in 2010.
He has also chalked up 11 wins in Transpac races across the Pacific and also set speed records across both the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans.
Most recently Stan and his wife Sally won the 2022 Newport Bermuda Race in their Cal 40, Illusion.
He was named U.S. Sailing’s Rolex Yachtsman of the Year in 2010 and was inducted into the US Sailing Hall of Fame in 2012.
The Scroll of Honour and glass award was presented to Golden Globe Race skipper Kirsten Neuschäfer who sailed with Stan Honey in Antarctica.
Youtube acceptance speech – Stan Honey
wikipedia link – Stan Honey