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57 days 13 hours 34 minutes 6 seconds solo circumnavigation. Beat old record by 14 days. Also it is the second fastest period. Only one crewed boat has a better time.
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he did that back in JANUARY of this year... exactly how is that news??? and it is Joyon... he's a froggie...and sails a big trimaran...


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he did that back in JANUARY of this year... exactly how is that news??? and it is Joyon... he's a froggie...and sails a big trimaran...

Oh. I was about to be impressed. Never mind.
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Frank and IDEC are off again, however -- taking a shot at Coville's Discovery Route record. Dude don't sleep much.

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Oh. I was about to be impressed. Never mind.
You can be impressed when he takes the training wheels off!!!!!!
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Didn't Branson try that... and what was the result—FAILURE...

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Hey don't get me started on the comparisons. What an idiot.
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