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Solo Circumnavigators via the Three Great Capes - Non Stop

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There are 156 solo circumnavigators - non stop

Year   Event   Skipper forename   Skipper surname   Yacht Name
  
Country   Type/Size   Start             Finish         Route   Time                Time days   Ave.Speed   Notes                 Links  
1969 Sunday Times Golden Globe Race Sir Robin Knox-Johnston Suhaili GBR 9.75m mono 14/06/1968 Falmouth 24/04/1969 Falmouth East-about 313 days 313 4.02 knots Winner and only finisher of the Sunday Times Golden Globe Race link
1969 Golden Globe Bernard Moitessier Joshua FRA 14.12m mono 22/08/1968 Plymouth 21/06/1969 Tahiti East-about 300 days 300 After rounding Cape Horn 17 days behind Knox-Johnston, Moitessier continued eastward, finishing in Tahiti. link
1969 Golden Globe Nigel Tetley Victress GBR 12.19m tri 16/9/1968 Plymouth 21/05/1969 N. Atlantic East-about Completed his circumnavigation, but his trimaran broke up before the finish line and sank. link
1971 Sir Chay Blyth British Steel GBR 17.98m mono 18/10/1970 Hamble 06/08/1971 Hamble West-about 292 days 292 First solo circumnavigation via a Westerly route. link
1974 Ken'ichi Horie Mermaid JPN 8,53m mono West-about More info required link
1976 Loïck Fougeron Captain Browne II FRA 12m mono 11/10/1975 Lorient East-about More info required link
1980 David Scott Cowper Ocean Bound GBR 12.50m mono 19/08/1979 Plymouth 23/04/980 Plymouth East-about 225 days 225 5.46 knots Record solo non-stop circumnavigation East-about link
1980 Henryk Jaskula Dar Przemysla POL 14.20m mono June 1979 Gdynia 20/05/1980 Gdynia. East-about 334 days 334 First Pole to complete a solo nonstop circumnavigation link
1981 Leslie Powles Solitaire GBR 10.36m mono 09/07/1980 Lymington 03/06/1980 Lymington East-about 329 days 329 The second of three solo circumnavigation, but the only one via Cape Horn link
1982 David Scott Cowper Ocean Bound GBR 12.50m mono 22/09/1981 Plymouth 17/05/1982 Plymouth West-about 221 days 221 5.91 knots Record solo non-stop circumnavigation West-about an First to make solo circumnavigations in both directions via Cape Horn link
1982 Jon Sanders Perie Bonou AUS 10.23m mono Fremantle Fremantle East-about 419 days 419 First double solo non-stop circumnavigation around Antarctica, passing the three Great Capes. During 2nd rounding, headed for Plymouth UK after Cape Horn before completing circumnavigation via Cape of Good Hope. link
1982 Pleun van der Lugt Zeeuwse Stromen NED 10.66m mono 11/08/1981 Zierikzee 24-05-1982 Zierikzee East-about 286 days 286 First Dutch solo non-stop circumnavigation link
1985 Peter Freeman Laivina CAN 9.75m mono 03/11/1984 Santa Barbara 14/07/1985 Victoria East-about 236d 10h 45' 236 Originally started from Victoria, but put in to Santa Barbara to repair rudder where he restarted his solo non-stop circumnavigation link
1985 Wilfried Eerdmann Kathena Nui GER 10.36m mono East-about 271 days 271 First of two solo non-stop circumnavigations East-west and West-east link
1986 Dodge Morgan American Promise USA 18.29m mono 12/11/1985 Bermuda 11/04/1986 Bermuda East-about 150d 1h 6' 150 first American to sail solo non-stop around the world and in record time link
1986 Phillippe Monet Kriter Brut de Brut FRA 17m tri East-about 129d 19h 17' 129 record for single-handed round-the-world in a multihull with two stops It beats by 40 days the record of Alain Colas , established on Manureva in 1973;
1986 Jon Sanders Parry Endeavour AUS 14.00m mono Fremantle Fremantle East-about 658 days 658 First triple solo non-stop circumnavigation around Antarctica, rounding St Peter and St Paul archipelago just north of the Equator link
1988 Kay Cottee Blackmore's First Lady AUS 10.23m mono 29/11/1987, Sydney 05/06/1988, Sydney East-about 189 days 189 First woman to complete a solo non-stop circumnavigation link
1988 Doncho Papazov Tivia BUL 10.97m mono 01/01/1988 La Plata 13/06/1988 La Plata West-about 164 days 164 First Bulgarian to complete a solo non-stop circumnavigation via the three Great Capes link
1990 Vendée Globe Titouan Lamazou Ecureuil d'Aquitaine II FRA 18.29m mono Les Sables d'Olonne Les Sables d'Olonne East-about 109d 8h 48' 50" 109 8.25 knots !st 1989/90 Vendée Globe solo non-stop round the world Race link
1990 Vendée Globe Loïck Peyron Lada Poch FRA 18.29m mono 1989 Les Sables d'Olonne 1990 Les Sables d'Olonne East-about 110d 01h 18 '06'' 110 8.19 knots 2nd 1989/90 Vendée Globe solo non-stop round the world Race link
1990 Vendée Globe Jean-Luc van den Heede 36.15 MET FRA 18.29m mono 1989 Les Sables d'Olonne 1990 Les Sables d'Olonne East-about 112d 01h 14' 00'' 112 8.05 knots 3rd 1989/90 Vendée Globe solo non-stop round the world Race link
1990 Vendée Globe Philippe Jeantot Crédit Agricole IV FRA 18.29m mono 1989 Les Sables d'Olonne 1990 Les Sables d'Olonne East-about 113d 23h 47' 47'' 113 7.91 knots 4th 1989/90 Vendée Globe solo non-stop round the world Race link
1990 Vendée Globe Pierre Follenfant TBS-Charente Maritime FRA 18.29m mono 1989 Les Sables d'Olonne 1990 Les Sables d'Olonne East-about 114d 21h 09' 06'' 114 7.85 knots 5th 1989/90 Vendée Globe solo non-stop round the world Race link
1990 Vendée Globe Alain Gautier Generali Concorde FRA 18.29m mono 1989 Les Sables d'Olonne 1990 Les Sables d'Olonne East-about 132d 13h 01' 48'' 132 6.81 knots 6th 1989/90 Vendée Globe solo non-stop round the world Race link
1990 Vendée Globe Jean-François Coste Cacharel FRA 18.29m mono 1989 Les Sables d'Olonne 1990 Les Sables d'Olonne East-about 163d 01h 19' 20'' 163 5.53 knots 7th 1989/90 Vendée Globe solo non-stop round the world Race link
1991 Hafsteinn Johannson Elding ISL 18.89m mono 20/08/1990 English Channel 18/04/1991 English Channel East-about 241 days 241 4.32 knots First Icelander to complete a solo non-stop circumnavigation link
1993 Vendée Globe Alain Gautier Bagages Superior FRA 18,29m mono 1992 Les Sables d'Olonne 1993 Les Sables d'Olonne East-about 110d 02h 22' 35" 110 8.19 knots !st 1992/93 Vendée Globe solo non-stop round the world Race link
1993 Vendée Globe Jean-Luc van den Heede Groupe Sofap-Helvim FRA 18.29m mono 1992 Les Sables d'Olonne 1993 Les Sables d'Olonne East-about 116d 15h 01' 11'' 116 7.73 knots 2nd 1992/93 Vendée Globe solo non-stop round the world Race link
1993 Vendée Globe Philippe Poupon Fleury-Michon X FRA 18.29m mono 1992 Les Sables d'Olonne 1993 Les Sables d'Olonne East-about 117d 03h 34' 24'' 117 7.69 knots 3rd 1992/93 Vendée Globe solo non-stop round the world Race link
1993 Vendée Globe Yves Parlier Cacolac d'Aquitaine FRA 18.29m mono 1992 Les Sables d'Olonne 1993 Les Sables d'Olonne East-about 125d 02h 42' 24'' 125 7.20 knots 4th 1992/93 Vendée Globe solo non-stop round the world Race link
1993 Vendée Globe N_ndor Fa K&H Banque Matav HUN 18.29m mono 1992 Les Sables d'Olonne 1993 Les Sables d'Olonne East-about 128d 16h 05' 04'' 128 7.01 knots 5th 1992/93 Vendée Globe solo non-stop round the world Race link
1993 Vendée Globe José de Ugarte Euskadi Europe 93 BBK ESP 18.29m mono 1992 Les Sables d'Olonne 1993 Les Sables d'Olonne East-about 134d 05h 04' 00'' 134 6.71 knots 6th 1992/93 Vendée Globe solo non-stop round the world Race link
1993 Vendée Globe Jean-Yves Hasselin PRB/Solo Nantes FRA 18.29m mono 1992 Les Sables d'Olonne 1993 Les Sables d'Olonne East-about 153d 05h14' 00' 153 5.89 knots 7th 1992/93 Vendée Globe solo non-stop round the world Race link
1994 Mike Golding Group 4 GBR 20.42m mono 1993 Southampton 1994 Southampton West-about 161d 16h 35m 42s 161 5.58 knots Record West-about solo non-stop circumnavigation link
1994 Kojiro Shiraishi Spirit of Yukoh JPN East-about 176 days 176 More info required link
1995 Lisa Clayton Spirit of Birmingham GBR 11.58m mono 17/09/1994 Dartmouth 29/06/1995 Dartmouth East-about 285d 26m 27s 285 4.38 knots First British Woman to Sail Single-Handed and Non-Stop Around the World link
1996 Jan Wit Bastaert van Campen NED 11.87m mono 04/07/1995 Plymouth 07/04/1996 Plymouth East-about 263 days 263 3.42 knots This was Jan Wit's second solo circumnavigation link
1997 Vendée Globe Christophe Auguin Geodis FRA 18.29m mono 1996 Les Sables d'Olonne 1997 Les Sables d'Olonne East-about 105d 20h 31’ 105 8.51 knots !st 1996/97 Vendée Globe solo non-stop round the world Race link
1997 Vendée Globe Marc Thiercelin Crédit Immobilier de France FRA 18.29m mono 1996 Les Sables d'Olonne 1997 Les Sables d'Olonne East-about 113d 08h 26’ 113 7.95 knots 2nd 1996/97 Vendée Globe solo non-stop round the world Race link
1997 Vendée Globe Hervé Laurent Groupe LG-Traimant FRA 18.29m mono 1996 Les Sables d'Olonne 1997 Les Sables d'Olonne East-about 114d 16h 43’ 114 7.87 knots 3rd 1996/97 Vendée Globe solo non-stop round the world Race link
1997 Vendée Globe Éric Dumont Café Legal-Le Goût FRA 18.29m mono 1996 Les Sables d'Olonne 1997 Les Sables d'Olonne East-about 116d 16h 43’ 116 7.73 knots 4th 1996/97 Vendée Globe solo non-stop round the world Race link
1997 Vendée Globe Pete Goss Aqua Quorum GBR 15.24m mono 1996 Les Sables d'Olonne 1997 Les Sables d'Olonne East-about 126d 21h 25’ 126 7.11 knots 5th 1996/97 Vendée Globe solo non-stop round the world Race. Given special dispensation for rescuing Raphaël Dinelli link
1997 Vendée Globe Catherine Chabaud Whirlpool-Europe 2 GBR 18.29m mono 1996 Les Sables d'Olonne 1997 Les Sables d'Olonne East-about 140d 04h 38’ 140 6.43 knots 6th 1996/97 Vendée Globe solo non-stop round the world Race link
1999 Jesse Martin Lionheart Mistral AUS 10.23m mono Melbourne 31/10/1999 Melbourne East-about 328 days 328 3.43 knots At 18, the youngest non stop, single-handed Round the World link
2000 Philippe Monet Uunet FRA 18.20m mono January 2000 Ushant July 2000 Ushant West-about 151d 19h 54' 36" 151 5.92 knots Record solo non-stop west-about circumnavigation link
2000 Vincent Lauwers Vision Quest AUS 14.34m mono 20/12/1999 Melbourne 09/08/2000 Melbourne East-about 233d 13h 43' 08" 233 3.88 knots First paraplegic sailor to complete a solo, non-stop circumnavigation link
2001 Tony Mowbray Solo Globe Challenge AUS 13.11m mono 15/10/2000 Newcastle 14/04/2001 Newcastle East-about 181 days 181 Solo non-stop around the three Great Capes and round St.Pedro and St.Paul Rocks just north of the Equator link
2001 Vendée Globe Michel Desjoyeaux PRB FRA 18.29m mono Les Sables d'Olonne Les Sables d'Olonne East-about 93d 3h 57' 32'' 93 9.68 knots !st 2000/01 Vendée Globe solo non-stop round the world Race link
2001 Vendée Globe Dame Ellen McArthur Kingfisher GBR 18.29m mono Les Sables d'Olonne Les Sables d'Olonne East-about 94d 4h 25' 40'' 94 9.57 knots 2nd 2000/01 Vendée Globe solo non-stop round the world Race link
2001 Vendée Globe Roland Jourdain Sill Matines La Potagère FRA 18.29m mono Les Sables d'Olonne Les Sables d'Olonne East-about 96d 1h 2' 33'' 96 9.38 knots 3rd 2000/01 Vendée Globe solo non-stop round the world Race link
2001 Vendée Globe Marc Thiercelin Active Wear FRA 18.29m mono Les Sables d'Olonne Les Sables d'Olonne East-about 102d 20h 37' 49'' 102 8.76 knots 4th 2000/01 Vendée Globe solo non-stop round the world Race link
2001 Vendée Globe Dominique Wavre Union Bancaire Privée SUI 18,29m mono Les Sables d'Olonne Les Sables d'Olonne East-about 105d 2h 45' 12'' 105 8.58 knots 5th 2000/01 Vendée Globe solo non-stop round the world Race link
2001 Vendée Globe Thomas Coville Sodébo FRA 18.29m mono Les Sables d'Olonne Les Sables d'Olonne East-about 110d 7h 24' 110 8.18 knots 6th 2000/01 Vendée Globe solo non-stop round the world Race link
2001 Vendée Globe Mike Golding Team Group 4 GBR 18.29m mono Les Sables d'Olonne Les Sables d'Olonne East-about 110d 16h 22' 110 8.15 knots 7th 2000/01 Vendée Globe solo non-stop round the world Race link
2001 Vendée Globe Bernard Gallay Voilà.fr FRA 18.29m mono Les Sables d'Olonne Les Sables d'Olonne East-about 111d 16h 7'11'' 111 8.08 knots 8th 2000/01 Vendée Globe solo non-stop round the world Race link
2001 Vendée Globe Josh Hall Gartmore GBR 18.29m mono Les Sables d'Olonne Les Sables d'Olonne East-about 111d 19h 48' 2'' 111 8.07 knots 9th 2000/01 Vendée Globe solo non-stop round the world Race link
2001 Vendée Globe Joé Seeten Nord-pas-de-Calais/chocolats du Monde FRA 18.29m mono Les Sables d'Olonne Les Sables d'Olonne East-about 115d 16h 46' 50'' 115 7.80 knots 10th 2000/01 Vendée Globe solo non-stop round the world Race link
2001 Vendée Globe Patrice Carpentier VE Matériaux FRA 18.29m mono Les Sables d'Olonne Les Sables d'Olonne East-about 116d 00h 32' 48'' 116 7.77 knots 11th 2000/01 Vendée Globe solo non-stop round the world Race link
2001 Vendée Globe Simone Bianchetti Aquarelle.com ITA 18.29m mono Les Sables d'Olonne Les Sables d'Olonne East-about 121d 1h 28' 121 7.45 knots 12th 2000/01 Vendée Globe solo non-stop round the world Race link
2001 Vendée Globe Yves Parlier Aquitaine Innovation FRA 18.29m mono Les Sables d'Olonne Les Sables d'Olonne East-about 126d 23h 36' 126 7.10 knots 13th 2000/01 Vendée Globe solo non-stop round the world Race link
2001 Vendée Globe Didier Munduteguy DDP / 60e Sud FRA 18.29m mono Les Sables d'Olonne Les Sables d'Olonne East-about 135d 15h 17' 55'' 135 6.65 knots 14th 2000/01 Vendée Globe solo non-stop round the world Race link
2001 Vendée Globe Pasquale de Gregorio Wind Telecommunicazioni ITA 18.29m mono Les Sables d'Olonne Les Sables d'Olonne East-about 158d 2h 37' 25'' 158 5.70 knots 15th 2000/01 Vendée Globe solo non-stop round the world Race link
2001 Wilfried Eerdmann Kathena Nui GER 10.36m mono West-about 343 days 343 First German to complete two non-stop circumnavigations both East-about and West about link
2003 Tony Gooch Taonui CAN 13.3m mono 29/09/2002 Victoria 25/03/2003 Victoria East-about 177 days 177 5.71 knots First Canadian to complete a solo non-stop circumnavigation link
2004 Jan Moller Minnovation DEN 12.19m mono 2003 Copenhagen 2004 Copenhagen East-about 168 days 168 First Dane/Scandinavian to complete a solo non-stop circumnavigation link
2004 Francis Joyon Idec FRA 27.00m tri Ushant Ushant East-about 72d 22h 54' 22' 72 15.5 knots Record for East-about solo non-stop circumnavigation link
2004 Jean-Luc van den Heede Adrien FRA 18.29m mono Les Sables d'Olonne Les Sables d'Olonne West-about 122d 14h 3' 49' 122 7.35 knots Record for West-about solo non-stop circumnavigation link
2005 Vendée Globe Vincent Riou PRB FRA 18.29m mono Les Sables d'Olonne Les Sables d'Olonne East-about 87d 10h 47’ 87 10.30 knots !st 2004/05 Vendée Globe solo non-stop round the world Race link
2005 Vendée Globe Jean Le Cam Bonduelle FRA 18.29m mono Les Sables d'Olonne Les Sables d'Olonne East-about 87d 17h 20’ 87 10.28 knots 2nd 2004/05 Vendée Globe solo non-stop round the world Race link
2005 Vendée Globe Mike Golding Ecover 2 GBR 18.29m mono Les Sables d'Olonne Les Sables d'Olonne East-about 88d 15h 15’ 88 10.18 knots 3rd 2004/05 Vendée Globe solo non-stop round the world Race link
2005 Vendée Globe Dominique Wavre Temenos SUI 18,29m mono Les Sables d'Olonne Les Sables d'Olonne East-about 92d 17h 13’ 92 9.73 knots 4th 2004/05 Vendée Globe solo non-stop round the world Race link
2005 Vendée Globe Sébastien Josse VMI FRA 18.29m mono Les Sables d'Olonne Les Sables d'Olonne East-about 93d 17h 13’ 93 9.63 knots 5th 2004/05 Vendée Globe solo non-stop round the world Race link
2005 Vendée Globe Jean-Pierre Dick Vibrac-Paprec FRA 18.29m mono Les Sables d'Olonne Les Sables d'Olonne East-about 98d 03h 49’ 98 9.18 knots 6th 2004/05 Vendée Globe solo non-stop round the world Race link
2005 Vendée Globe Conrad Humphries Hellomoto GBR 18.29m mono Les Sables d'Olonne Les Sables d'Olonne East-about 104d 14h 32’ 104 8.63 knots 7th 2004/05 Vendée Globe solo non-stop round the world Race link
2005 Vendée Globe Joé Seeten Arcelor-Dunkerqu FRA 18.29m mono Les Sables d'Olonne Les Sables d'Olonne East-about 104d 23h 02’ 104 8.59 knots 8th 2004/05 Vendée Globe solo non-stop round the world Race link
2005 Vendée Globe Bruce Schwab Ocean Planet USA 18.29m mono Les Sables d'Olonne Les Sables d'Olonne East-about 109d 19h 58’ 109 8.21 knots 9th 2004/05 Vendée Globe solo non-stop round the world Race link
2005 Vendée Globe Benoît Parnaudeau Max Havelaar / Best Western FRA 18.29m mono Les Sables d'Olonne Les Sables d'Olonne East-about 116d 01h 06’ 116 7.77 knots 10th 2004/05 Vendée Globe solo non-stop round the world Race link
2005 Vendée Globe Anne Liardet Roxy FRA 18.29m mono Les Sables d'Olonne Les Sables d'Olonne East-about 119d 09h 28' 119 7.56 knots 11th 2004/05 Vendée Globe solo non-stop round the world Race link
2005 Vendée Globe Raphaël Dinelli AKENA Vérandas FRA 18.29m mono Les Sables d'Olonne Les Sables d'Olonne East-about 125d 04h 07’ 125 7.20 knots 12th 2004/05 Vendée Globe solo non-stop round the world Race link
2005 Vendée Globe Karen Leibovici Benefic FRA 18.29m mono Les Sables d'Olonne Les Sables d'Olonne East-about 126d 08h 02’ 126 7.14 knots 13th 2004/05 Vendée Globe solo non-stop round the world Race link
2005 Ken'ichi Horie Suntory Mermaid JPN 8,53m mono 01/102004 Nishinomiya, West-about more info required link
2005 Ellen MacArthur B&Q/Castorama GBR 22.86m tri 28/11/2004 Ushant 7/02/2005 Ushant East-about 71d 14h 18' 33" 71 15.9 knots Record East-about solo non-stop circumnavigation link
2005 Minoru Saito Shuten-doji II JPN 15.24m mono 2004 Japan 06/06/2005 Japan East-about 234 days 234 3.85 knots At 71, the oldest solo non-stop circumnavigation link
2005 Mark Slats Cornelia NED 14.02m mono 2004 Scheveningen 2005 Scheveningen East-about 196d 15h 59' 11" 196 more info required link
2006 Dee Caffari Aviva GBR 21.94m mono 20/11/2005 Southampton 18/05/2006 Southampton West-about 178 days 178 5.06 knots First woman to sail solo non-stop around the world west-about link
2006 Alain Maignan Schouten FRA 10.20m mono 17/10/2006 La Trinité-sur-Mer 11/04/2007 La Trinité-sur-Mer East-about 185d 22h 2' 185 4.85 knots More info required link
2007 Ken Gourlay Spirit Silver Edition AUS 12.50m mono 06/11/ 2006 Mersey Bluff 05/05 /2007 Mersey Bluff East -about 180 days 180 5.42 knots Fastest Australian solo circumnavigation, beating Tony Mowbray's previous record by 1 day link
2008 Francis Joyon Idec 2 FRA 27.90m tri Ushant Ushant East-about 57d 13h 34' 6" 57 19.09 knots Record East-about solo non-stop circumnavigation link
2008 Antarctica Cup Fyodor Konyukhov Trading Network Alye Parusa RUS 2590m mono 26/01/2008 Albany 07/05/2008 Albany East-about 102d 00h 56' 50" 102 6.70 knots Inaugural winner of the Antarctica Cup round Antarctica record track link
2009 Vendée Globe Michel Desjoyeaux Foncia FRA 18.29m mono Les Sables d'Olonne Les Sables d'Olonne East-about 84 d 03h 09’ 84 10.61 knots 1st 2008/09 Vendée Globe solo non-stop round the world Race link
2009 Vendée Globe Armel Le Cléac'h Brit Air FRA 18.29m mono Les Sables d'Olonne Les Sables d'Olonne East-about 89d, 09h 35’ 89 10.10 knots 2nd 2008/09 Vendée Globe solo non-stop round the world Race link
2009 Vendée Globe Marc Guilemot Safran FRA 18.29m mono Les Sables d'Olonne Les Sables d'Olonne East-about 95d 03h 19’ 95 9.48 knots 3rd 2008/09 Vendée Globe solo non-stop round the world Race link
2009 Vendée Globe Samantha Davies Roxy GBR 18.29m mono Les Sables d'Olonne Les Sables d'Olonne East-about 95d 04h 39’ 95 9.47 knots 5th 2008/09 Vendée Globe solo non-stop round the world Race link
2009 Vendée Globe Brian Thompson Bahrain Team Pindar GBR 18.29m mono Les Sables d'Olonne Les Sables d'Olonne East-about 98d 20h 29’ 98 9.11 knots 6th 2008/09 Vendée Globe solo non-stop round the world Race link
2009 Vendée Globe Dee Caffari Aviva GBR 18.29m mono Les Sables d'Olonne Les Sables d'Olonne East-about 99d 01h 10’ 99 9.10 knots 7th 2008/09 Vendée Globe solo non-stop round the world Race. Also first woman to complete solo non-stop circumnavigations in both directions. link
2009 Vendée Globe Arnaud Boissiéres AKENA Vérandas FRA 18.29m mono Les Sables d'Olonne Les Sables d'Olonne East-about 105d 02h 33’ 105 8.58 knots 8th 2008/09 Vendée Globe solo non-stop round the world Race link
2009 Vendée Globe Steve White Toe in the Water GBR 18.29m mono Les Sables d'Olonne Les Sables d'Olonne East-about 109d 00h 36’ 109 8.27 knots 9th 2008/09 Vendée Globe solo non-stop round the world Race link
2009 Vendée Globe Rich Wilson Great American III USA 18.29m mono Les Sables d'Olonne Les Sables d'Olonne East-about 121d 00h 41’ 121 7.45 knots 10th 2008/09 Vendée Globe solo non-stop round the world Race link
2009 Vendée Globe Raphael Dinelli Fondation Océan Vital FRA 18.29m mono Les Sables d'Olonne Les Sables d'Olonne East-about 125d 02h 32’ 125 7.21 knots 11h 2008/09 Vendée Globe solo non-stop round the world Race link
2009 Vendée Globe Norbert Sedlacek Nauticsport-Kadsch AUT 18.29m mono Les Sables d'Olonne Les Sables d'Olonne East-about 126d 05h 31’ 126 7.14 knots 12th 2008/09 Vendée Globe solo non-stop round the world Race link
2010 Jessica Watson Ella's Pink Lady AUS 10.23m mono 18/10/2009 Sydney 15/05/2010 Sydney East-about 210 days 210 3.89 knots Southern Hemisphere circumnavigation. Aged 16, she became the youngest solo circumnavigation but failed to sail the full 21,600 orthodromic distance set by the WSSRC to claim a full circumnavigation link
2010 Alessandro Di Benedetto Findomestic Banca FRA/ITA 6.50m mono 26/10/2009 Les Sables d'Olonne 22/07/2010 Les Sables d'Olonne East-about 268 days 19h 268 Record for a solo non-stop circumnavigation in the smallest boat - a 6.5m Mini Transit yacht. Was dismasting but he completed the voyage under jury rig
2012 Stephane Narvaez Oikos FRA 15.24m mono 14/10/2011 Nice 15/06/2012 Nice West-about 223d 4h 21' 223 More info required link
2012 Matt Rutherford St Brendan USA 8.25m mono June 2011 Annapolis April 2012 Annapolis North-South 314 days 314 First North South solo non-stop circumnavigation of the Americas via the North West Passage and Cape Horn link
2013 Cdr. Abhilash Tomy Mhadei IND 17.07m mono 01/11/2012 Mumbai 31/03/2013 Mumbai East-about First Indian to complete a solo, non-stop circumnavigation link
2013 Christian Liebergreen Jonna DEN 10.67m mono 18/07/2012 Skagen 03/04/2013 Brixham East-about 260 days 260 Crossed his outward track off Ushant, but then dismasted off Brixham, a week before his expected return to Skagen link
2013 Guo Chuan Qingdao CHN 12.19m mono 18/11/2012 Qingdao 04/04/2013 Qingdao West-about 137d 20h 01' 57" 137 First Chinese sailor to complete a solo non-stop circumnavigation. Sailed north of Australia to Cape Horn, round a way point off Argentina to Cape of Good Hope and north of Australia back to Qingdao, avoiding Cape Leeuin. link
2013 Jeanne Socrates Nereida GBR 11.58m mono 22/10/2012 Victoria 08/072013 Victoria East-about 258d 14h 16' 36' 258 4.14 knots The first woman to complete solo nonstop circumnavigation from North America and at 71, the oldest woman to sail solo nonstop around the world. link
2013 Vendée Globe François Gabart Macif FRA 18.29m mono Les Sables d'Olonne Les Sables d'Olonne East-about 78d 02h 16’ 78 11.55 knots 1st 2012/13 Vendée Globe solo non-stop round the world Race link
2013 Vendée Globe Armel Le Cléac’h Banque Populaire FRA 18.29m mono Les Sables d'Olonne Les Sables d'Olonne East-about 78d 05h 33’ 78 11.51 knots 2nd 2012/13 Vendée Globe solo non-stop round the world Race link
2013 Vendée Globe Alex Thomson Hugo Boss GBR 18.29m mono Les Sables d'Olonne Les Sables d'Olonne East-about 80d 19h 23’ 80 11.17 knots 3rd 2012/13 Vendée Globe solo non-stop round the world Race link
2013 Vendée Globe Jean-Pierre Dick Virbac Papre 3 FRA 18.29m mono Les Sables d'Olonne Les Sables d'Olonne East-about 86d 03h 03’ 86 10.48 knots 4th 2012/13 Vendée Globe solo non-stop round the world Race link
2013 Vendée Globe Jean Le Cam Synerciel FRA 18.29m mono Les Sables d'Olonne Les Sables d'Olonne East-about 88d 00h 12’ 88 10.25 knots 5th 2012/13 Vendée Globe solo non-stop round the world Race link
2013 Vendée Globe Mike Golding Gamesa GBR 18.29m mono Les Sables d'Olonne Les Sables d'Olonne East-about 88d 06h 36’ 88 10.22 knots 6th 2012/13 Vendée Globe solo non-stop round the world Race link
2013 Vendée Globe Dominique Wavre Mirabaud FRA/SUI 18.29m mono Les Sables d'Olonne Les Sables d'Olonne East-about 90d 03h 14’ 90 10.00 knots 7th 2012/13 Vendée Globe solo non-stop round the world Race link
2013 Vendée Globe Arnaud Boissières Akéna Vérandas FRA 18.29m mono Les Sables d'Olonne Les Sables d'Olonne East-about 91d 02h 09’ 91 9.90 knots 8th 2012/13 Vendée Globe solo non-stop round the world Race link
2013 Vendée Globe Bertrand De Broc Votre Nom autour du Monde avec EDM Projets FRA 18.29m mono Les Sables d'Olonne Les Sables d'Olonne East-about 92d 17h 10’ 92 9.73 knots 9th 2012/13 Vendée Globe solo non-stop round the world Race link
2013 Vendée Globe Tanguy de Lamotte Initiatives Cœur FRA 18.29m mono Les Sables d'Olonne Les Sables d'Olonne East-about 98d 21h 56’ 98 9.12 knots 10th 2012/13 Vendée Globe solo non-stop round the world Race link
2013 Vendée Globe Alessandro Di Benedetto Team Plastique FRA/ITA 18.29m mono Les Sables d'Olonne Les Sables d'Olonne East-about 104d 02h 34’ 104 8.66 knots 11th 2012/13 Vendée Globe solo non-stop round the world Race link
2016 Thomas Coleville Sodebo Ultim FRA 31.00m tri Ushant Ushant East-about 49d 3h 7' 38" 49 18.32 knots World Record solo non-stop circumnavigation link
2017 Jon Sanders Parry Endeavour AUS 14.00m mono 02/11/2016 Carnarvon, Aus 20/12/2017Carnarvon, Aus East-about 657d 21h 18' 657 4.37 knots First to completing three non-stop solo circumnavigations, setting the longest distance sailed non-stop by any vessel - 71,023nm link
2017 Vendée Globe Armel Le Cléac’h Banque Populaire FRA 18.29m mono Les Sables d'Olonne Les Sables d'Olonne East-about 74d 03h 36' 74 12.16 knots 1st 2016/17 Vendée Globe solo non-stop round the world Race link
2017 Vendée Globe Alex Thomson Hugo Boss GBR 18.29m mono Les Sables d'Olonne Les Sables d'Olonne East-about 74d 19h 35' 74 12.06 knots 2nd 2016/17 Vendée Globe solo non-stop round the world Race link
2017 Vendée Globe Jérémie Beyou Maître CoQ FRA 18.29m mono Les Sables d'Olonne Les Sables d'Olonne East-about 78d 06h 39' 78 11.52 knots 3rd 2016/17 Vendée Globe solo non-stop round the world Race link
2017 Vendée Globe Jean-Pierre Dick St Michel – Virbac FRA 18.29m mono Les Sables d'Olonne Les Sables d'Olonne East-about 80d 01h 46' 80 11.27 knots 4th 2016/17 Vendée Globe solo non-stop round the world Race link
2017 Vendée Globe Yann Eliès Quéguiner – Leucémie Espoir FRA 18.29m mono Les Sables d'Olonne Les Sables d'Olonne East-about 80d 03h 11' 80 11.26 knots 5th 2016/17 Vendée Globe solo non-stop round the world Race link
2017 Vendée Globe Jean Le Cam Finistère Mer Vent FRA 18.29m mono Les Sables d'Olonne Les Sables d'Olonne East-about 80d 04h 42' 80 11.25 knots 6th 2016/17 Vendée Globe solo non-stop round the world Race link
2017 Vendée Globe Louis Burton Bureau Vallée FRA 18.29m mono Les Sables d'Olonne Les Sables d'Olonne East-about 87d 19h 46' 87 10.29 knots 7th 2016/17 Vendée Globe solo non-stop round the world Race link
2017 Vendée Globe Nándor Fa Spirit of Hungary HUN 18.29m mono Les Sables d'Olonne Les Sables d'Olonne East-about 93d 22h 52' 93 9.60 knots 8th 2016/17 Vendée Globe solo non-stop round the world Race link
2017 Vendée Globe Éric Bellion Comme un seul Homme FRA 18.29m mono Les Sables d'Olonne Les Sables d'Olonne East-about 99d 04h 56' 99 9.09 knots 9th 2016/17 Vendée Globe solo non-stop round the world Race link
2017 Vendée Globe Arnaud Boissières La Mie Câline FRA 18.29m mono Les Sables d'Olonne Les Sables d'Olonne East-about 102d 20h 24' 102 8.76 knots 10th 2016/17 Vendée Globe solo non-stop round the world Race link
2017 Vendée Globe Fabrice Amedeo Newrest – Matmut FRA 18.29m mono Les Sables d'Olonne Les Sables d'Olonne East-about 103d 21h 01' 103 8.68 knots 11th 2016/17 Vendée Globe solo non-stop round the world Race link
2017 Vendée Globe Alan Roura La Fabrique SUI 18.29m mono Les Sables d'Olonne Les Sables d'Olonne East-about 105d 20h 11' 105 8.52 knots 12th 2016/17 Vendée Globe solo non-stop round the world Race link
2017 Vendée Globe Rich Wilson Great American IV USA 18.29m mono Les Sables d'Olonne Les Sables d'Olonne East-about 107d 00h 48' 107 8.43 knots 13th 2016/17 Vendée Globe solo non-stop round the world Race link
2017 Vendée Globe Didac Costa One Planet One Ocean ESP 18.29m mono Les Sables d'Olonne Les Sables d'Olonne East-about 108d 19h 51' 108 8.29 knots 14th 2016/17 Vendée Globe solo non-stop round the world Race link
2017 Vendée Globe Romain Attanasio Famille Mary – Étamine du Lys FRA 18.29m mono Les Sables d'Olonne Les Sables d'Olonne East-about 109d 22h 04' 109 8.20 knots 15th 2016/17 Vendée Globe solo non-stop round the world Race link
2017 Vendée Globe Conrad Coleman Foresight Natural Energy NZL 18.29m mono Les Sables d'Olonne Les Sables d'Olonne East-about 110d 01h 59' 110 8.19 knots 16th 2016/17 Vendée Globe solo non-stop round the world Race link
2017 Vendée Globe Pieter Heerema No Way Back NED 18.29m mono Les Sables d'Olonne Les Sables d'Olonne East-about 116d 09h 24' 116 7.75 knots 17th 2016/17 Vendée Globe solo non-stop round the world Race link
2017 Vendée Globe Sébastien Destremau Techno First - Face Ocean FRA 18.29m mono Les Sables d'Olonne Les Sables d'Olonne East-about 124d 12h 38' 124 7.24 knots 18th 2016/17 Vendée Globe solo non-stop round the world Race link
2017 François Gabart Ultim MACIF FRA 30.00m tri  Ushant 17/12/2017 Ushant East-about 42d 16h 40' 3" 42 21.80 knots Record for the fastest solo non-stop circumnavigation link
2018 Szymon Kuczynski Atlantic Puffin POL 6.35m mono 19/08/2017 Plymouth 17/05/2018 Plymouth East-about 270d 10h 29' 270 4.16 knots First Pole to complete a solo non-stop circumnavigation. Record for the smallest yacht. link
2019 Golden Globe Jean-Luc van den Heede Matmut FRA 10.97m mono Les Sables d'Olonne Les Sables d'Olonne East-about 211d 23h 12' 211 1st 2018 Golden Globe solo non-stop round the world race link
2019 Golden Globe Mark Slats Ohpen Maverick NED 10.97m mono Les Sables d'Olonne Les Sables d'Olonne East-about 216d 00h 18' 216 2nd 2018 Golden Globe solo non-stop round the world race link
2019 Golden Globe Uku Randmaa One and All EST 10.97m mono Les Sables d'Olonne Les Sables d'Olonne East-about 254d 18h 40' 254 3rd 2018 Golden Globe solo non-stop round the world race link
2019 Golden Globe Istvan Kopar Puffin USA/HUN 10.67m mono Les Sables d'Olonne Les Sables d'Olonne East-about 264d 01h 38' 264 4th 2018 Golden Globe solo non-stop round the world race link
2019 Golden Globe Tapio Lehtinen Asteria FIN 10.97m mono Les Sables d'Olonne Les Sables d'Olonne East-about 322d 08h 21' 322 5th 2018 Golden Globe solo non-stop round the world race link
2019 Asia Pajkowska FanFan! POL 12.19m mono 23/09/2018 Plymouth 28/05/2019 Plymouth East-about 216d 16h 216 First Polish female to complete a solo non-stop circumnavigation link
2019 La Longue Route Tony Curphey Nicola Deux GBR 9.75m mono 24/06/2018 Emsworth 27/04/2019 Emsworth East-about 308 days 308 more info required link
2019 La Longue Route Pierre-Andre Huglo Fresh Herring FRA 9.75m mono 28/07/2018 Ouistreham 07/03/2019 Ouistreham East-about 222 days 222 More info required link
2019 La Longue Route David Arlot Toto BEL 11.87m mono 14/09/2018 Crouesty 23/04/2019 Crouesty East-about 223 days 223 More info required link
2019 La Longue Route Susanne Huber-Curphy Nehaz GER 11.88m mono 11/06/2018 Portland 23/02/2019 Hobart East-about 250 days 250 5.5 knots In the wake of Moitessier - literally. Huber-Curphy set out from Portland Maine and after recrossing her outward track,continued on to round for another half circle of the globe, covering 33,043 miles to finish up in Hobart, Tasmania. link
2019 Jeanne Socrates Nereida GBR 11.58m mono 03/10/2018 Victoria 07/09/2019 Victoria East-about 340 days 340 3.15 knots At 77, the oldest person to complete solo non-stop circumnavigation link
2019 La Longue Route Anders Eriksson Malala SWE 11.88m mono 08/10/2018 Las Palmas 25/05/2019 Smogen East-about 223 days 223 First Swede to complete a solo non-stop circumnavigation via the three Great Capes. Originally stated from Smogen, but injury forced him to stop in Gran Canaria where he restarted his solo non-stop circumnavigation link
2020 Bill Hatfield L'Eau Commotion AUS 11.58m mono 08/06/2019 Queensland 22/02/2020 Queensland West-about 258d, 22h, 24' 9" 258 At 81, the oldest person to complete solo non-stop circumnavigation link
2020 Bert terHart Seaburban CAN 13.40m mono 27/10/2019 Victoria 19/07/2020 Victoria East-about 266 days 266 link

This Register of Cape Horners who have completed solo circumnavigations via the three great Capes - Good Hope, Leeuwin and The Horn, has been compiled from information within the public domain. We are always grateful for amendments, corrections and notice of any new claimants to the title 'Cape Horner' Please contact secretary@capehorners.org

Compiled by Robert Cambrensis & Barry Pickthall © Int. Assoc. of Cape Horners 2020