It has been quite a while since my last email blast to this group - I think going back to around May 5, 2016, when GS2 and I pulled in to Newport after completing a solo circumnavigation of the globe I think just enough time has passed for my memory to become less clear on the pain and suffering required to sail a Class 40 racing sailboat around the world, so I have decided to do it again!
I have entered a race called the Globe40 (www.globe40.com) starting in June 2021, which is a double-handed, round-the-world race with 8 stops, as follows: Start in Tangiers Morocco; then on to Sao Vicente, Cape Verde Islands; then the French island of Mauritius; then Auckland, NZ; then Papeete, Tahiti, French Polynesia; then Ushuaia, Argentina (Cape Horn); then Recife, Brazil; then the Caribbean island of Grenada; then on to the finish in Lisbon, Portugal in March 2022...Read More >
Joe Harris completed his solo circumnavigation at 08:27:48 EDT, Thursday May 5, 2016 off of Castle Hill in Newport, RI. Total time at sea excluding 2 stops for repairs: 152 days, 2 hours, 9 minutes, and 24 seconds. View exciting photos of his arrival on Flickr and read the latest updates on Facebook >.(View all/old updates on Facebook >)