74-Yr-Old Man Plans To Sail Around The World

November 9, 2012

A 74-year-old man plans to circumnavigate the globe in a 19.2m yacht, leaving and finishing in Bermuda. New Zealander Stanley Paris has launched his custom-built 19.2m yacht ‘Kiwi Spirit’ after several delays and more than 44,000 hours of labour over the past year.

Dr Paris’ bid to become the oldest and fastest man to circumnavigate the globe solo is the latest in his string of adventures. He has completed the Ironman triathlon in Hawaii, twice swum the English Channel, and raced across the United States on a motorbike.

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  1. Gordon Simerley says:

    Wish him all the luck, cause the hell would i be doing that!!!!!!!!

  2. Y-Gurl says:

    Hope this is the last thing on his “bucket list” :)

  3. Da plumber says:

    Nice craft I wouldn’t mind going around on that looks fast too good luck Dr. Paris and have fun