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Dr. Paris Abandons 4th Attempt Around World

Dr. Paris Abandons 4th Attempt Around World

Dr. Stanley Paris – who has been attempting to solo circumnavigate the world starting off Bermuda for over 4 years — has abandoned his fourth attempt, with the 81-year-old sailor saying he “could sail on but I don’t believe we have a chance of making it.” On December 15th, Dr Paris posted on his blog saying, “Kiwi... Read more of this article

Paris Postpones Third Attempt Around World

Paris Postpones Third Attempt Around World

Earlier this month, Dr. Stanley Paris embarked on his third attempt to solo circumnavigate the globe – starting from St. Augustine, Florida and going by way of Bermuda to challenge the existing 150 day, 6-hour record from Bermuda back to Bermuda set by Dodge Morgan in 1986. Dr. Paris’ first attempt was in 2014, but his deck fittings came loose... Read more of this article

Dr Paris Makes Third Attempt Around The World

Dr Paris Makes Third Attempt Around The World

Earlier this month, Dr. Stanley Paris embarked on his third attempt to solo circumnavigate the globe – starting from St. Augustine, Florida and going by way of Bermuda to challenge the existing 150 day, 6-hour record from Bermuda back to Bermuda set by Dodge Morgan in 1986. Photo courtesy of Dr. Paris’ website:The 80-year-old, originally... Read more of this article

Dr. Paris Ends Solo Circumnavigation Attempt

Dr. Paris Ends Solo Circumnavigation Attempt

77-year-old sailor Dr. Stanley Paris has ended his bid to become the fastest person to sail solo around the world from Bermuda, saying his boat Kiwi Spirit suffered unrepairable damage on Christmas Eve, and he is now headed for Cape Town, South Africa. His latest blog post today said, “Once against my attempt to complete a solo circumnavigation... Read more of this article

Dr. Stanley Paris: One Quarter Of The Way

Dr. Stanley Paris: One Quarter Of The Way

77-year-old sailor Dr. Stanley Paris is continuing his bid to be the fastest person to sail solo around the world from Bermuda, with the sailor reporting that he has completed one quarter of his journey since beginning the trek from the waters off St. David’s on November 15, 2014. On his blog, Dr. Paris said, “It’s all in the way you do... Read more of this article

Video: Sailor Begins Round The World Journey

Video: Sailor Begins Round The World Journey

77-year-old sailor Dr. Stanley Paris is once again attempting to become the oldest and fastest person to sail solo around the world from Bermuda, starting his journey from the waters off St David’s this afternoon [Nov 15]. The New Zealand-born sailor — who is the father of Alan Paris, who became the first Bermudian sailor to complete a circumnavigation... Read more of this article

77 Year Old To Sail Around The World Solo

77 Year Old To Sail Around The World Solo

After abandoning his first attempt due to issues with his boat, 77-year-old sailor Dr. Stanley Paris is again attempting to become the oldest and fastest person to sail solo around the world from Bermuda, and is presently sailing to the island to begin his journey. Dr. Paris’ blog post detailing his approach to Bermuda today said, “The... Read more of this article

Dr. Paris: What Will Be Different This Time?

Dr. Paris: What Will Be Different This Time?

After abandoning his first attempt due to issues with his boat, septuagenarian sailor Dr. Stanley Paris will again attempt to become the oldest and fastest person to sail around the world, saying this time he “will be better prepared and so will the boat.” The New Zealand native planned to travel around the world in his 63ft boat Kiwi Spirit,... Read more of this article

Dr Paris To Attempt ‘Around The World’ Again

Dr Paris To Attempt ‘Around The World’ Again

After abandoning his first attempt due to issues with his boat, 76-year-old sailor Dr. Stanley Paris will again attempt to become the oldest and fastest person to sail around the world, with plans to leave from Bermuda this coming November. The New Zealand native planned to travel around the world in his 63ft boat Kiwi Spirit, hoping to complete the... Read more of this article

Dr. Paris Expresses Thoughts On Ending Trip

Dr. Paris Expresses Thoughts On Ending Trip

Due to problems with his boat, 76-year-old sailor Dr. Stanley Paris officially ended his attempt to become the oldest and fastest person to sail around the world this past weekend, saying he “must now abandon this dream” and that there will be no second attempt. After leaving Bermuda’s waters on December 7, 2013, Dr. Paris made his... Read more of this article

Dr. Paris Abandons Around The World Effort

Dr. Paris Abandons Around The World Effort

Due to problems with his boat, 76-year-old sailor Dr. Stanley Paris has abandoned his attempt to become the oldest and fastest person to sail around the world, saying he “must now abandon this dream” and that there will be no second attempt. After leaving Bermuda’s waters on 7th December 2013, Dr. Paris made his way down the coast... Read more of this article

Dr Stanley Paris Loses Sail And Receives Injury

Dr Stanley Paris Loses Sail And Receives Injury

After leaving Bermuda’s waters on December 7, 2013, 76-year-old sailor Dr. Stanley Paris made his way to Brazil’s coastline as he continues his quest to circumnavigate the globe is his boat Kiwi Spirit, but a recent series of unfortunate events has him slowing down as he makes his way east across the Atlantic. Dr. Paris reported both damage... Read more of this article

76 Year Old Sailor Now Located Off Brazil

76 Year Old Sailor Now Located Off Brazil

After leaving Bermuda’s waters on December 7th, 76-year-old sailor Dr. Stanley Paris is now located off the coast of Brazil. The New Zealand native plans to travel around the world in his 63ft boat “Kiwi Spirit”, hoping to become the oldest and fastest person to sail nonstop around the world solo. Dr Paris is hoping to complete the circumnavigation... Read more of this article