So these are the destinies of the seven people who were on solo circumnavigations using the southern ocean the season 2009-2010.
- Start in Sydney
. Finished non-stop.
Abby Sunderland - Start in Los Angeles. Dismasted in the Indian Ocean
Jeanne Socrates - Start in UK. Engine
destroyed by water
. The repair delay in Cape Town
forced her to wait until next year for the Cape Horn passage
. At present waiting in Hawaii
Bernd Lüchtenborg - Start in Canary Islands. Planned two laps, first eastbound then westbound. Rudder
failing outside New Zealand
, towed to port. Finished first lap in Canary Islands, then he broke his arm in June near Cape Horn. The boat was destroyed on the rocks when both the wind
and the engine
died when trying to reach port. He was rescued.
Alessandro di Benedetto - Start in France
. Dismasted in the southern Pacific Ocean
, but he could make a jury rig with telephone support. Countinued and finshed non-stop.
Dilip Donde - Start in Bombay, India
. Finished after four planned stops, where he needed substantial repairs
Minoru Saito - Start in Japan
, going westbound. Three long stops in Chile
for repair and now one in Hawaii