Knox-Johnston


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Knox-Johnston

(ˌnɒksˈdʒɒnstən)
n
(Biography) Sir Robin (William Robert Patrick). born 1939, British yachtsman. He was the first to sail round the world alone nonstop (1968–69)
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The race's co-founder Sir Robin Knox-Johnston said Mr Speirs was a "popular chap" who was "very sensible".
Robin Knox-Johnston entered the history books when I was 15, becoming the first person to sail round the world solo before modern computerised navigation or tracking equipment.
Summary: Participants are required to use the same equipment and technology as used 1968 by Sir Robin Knox-Johnston
It will recreate the first solo non-stop circumnavigation of the world by Sir Robin Knox-Johnston in the Sunday Times Global Globe Yacht Race in 1968/69.
1969: Yachtsman Robin Knox-Johnston sailed into Falmouth to complete his 312-day, non-stop, round-the-world voyage.
Clipper Race chairman Sir Robin Knox-Johnston said: "This is in the spirit of true seamanship.
1969: Yachtsman Robin Knox-Johnston (pictured) sailed into Falmouth to complete his 312-day, non-stop, round-the-world voyage.
Race founder Sir Robin Knox-Johnston confirmed there would be a probe into Friday's accident.
Clipper Race founder Sir Robin Knox-Johnston said: "On behalf of
In a forward by Clipper race founder, Sir Robin Knox-Johnston, the book is described as "a gripping read, which should be read by all sailors.
The event was established by Sir Robin Knox-Johnston, the first person to sail solo and non-stop around the world, to give everyone the opportunity to experience the exhilaration of ocean racing.
Knox-Johnston climbed the rigging and hung on, seeing only boiling water and two masts "for an eternity".
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