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 >.
After a second stop for repairs in Uruguay, Joe announced that it was not likely he could unofficially break the record, and that he would aim to complete his more base goal of a successful solo circumnavigation. On May 5, 2016 Joe achieved this goal.