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Lat/Lon: 42º53’56″S, 147º19’59″E
Speed: 00.0 kn / 190°
Distance from start: 15853 Nm
Welcome to the web page dedicated to
the non-stop sailing from
Cape Town, South Africa to Hobart, Australia
around the Antarctic continent,
along, and south of the 60th parallel South.
The voyage started: 23 December 2017
at 06:56:20 hours (UTC),
and finished: 5th April 2018, 05:55:25 (UTC).
No sailor in history managed to circumnavigate Antarctica
so close to the continent and at the same time so fast.
World Sailing Speed Record Council (WSSRC)
WSSR Performance Certificate 54.
The voyage: 102 d., 22 h., 59 m., 5 s.
Antarctic Loop: 72 d., 6 h., 0 m., 0 s.
Completed South of 60° S
AROUND THE ANTARCTIC CONTINENT
The length of the whole route fulfilled:
15853 Nautical miles,
including the lengths of
10180 Nautical miles
(sailed south of the 62nd parallel).
The boat: “Katharsis II” – Oyster 72 (22 m)
Crew: Skipper + 8