17-year-old Briton sails around the world
A 17-year-old British sailor has become the youngest person to sail around the world without assistance.
London: A 17-year-old British sailor has
become the youngest person to sail around the world without
British sailor Mike Perham grabbed the solo record after
completing the 45,000-kilometre trip in nine months and
crossed the finish line today in Cornwall, in southern
Perham`s team says he finished the trip in a 15-meter
racing yacht Totallymoney.com at approximately 9.55 am. The
teen set off in November 2008.
Perham is a few months younger than Zac Sunderland, a
17-year-old from Thousand Oaks, California, who completed a
similar trip in July in 13 months.