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 >.

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The Quest to Sail Around the World Solo on a 40ft Monohull

Race Commentary

Read the race commentary provided by Brian Hancock during the 2005 Transat Jacques Vabre Race. Check back daily, or join our email newsletter list to track the progress of Gryphon Solo.

View archives of race commentary from past races: Transat 2004, Bermuda 1-2 2005

2005 Transat Jacques Vabre Race Commentary:

On the Home Stretch
November 24, 2005

Less Than a Bermuda Race to Go
November 22, 2005

Into the Southern Hemisphere
November 21, 2005

Going Gangbusters
November 18, 2005

Looking for the Wind
November 15, 2005

The Rhythm of Life at Sea
November 14, 2005

On a Fast Track South
November 9, 2005

A True Slam Fest
November 7, 2005

Off to a Rollicking Start
November 5, 2005

A Bustle of Activity in Le Havre
November 2, 2005

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Race Commentary
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