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. We are processing photos from his arrival but the first set can be seen on Facebook >.(View all/old updates on Facebook >)
He writes: I still lust for more Americans to a) enter a serious solo race; b)compete well; and c) kick some European ass. And so I welcome the return of Joe Harris, with his Gryphon Solo campaign, to the shorthanded racing scene.... Harris built an Akilaria RC2 Class 40 and he is now campaigning it with the aim of competing in the Class 40-based Global Solo race, 2013-2014.
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