• Short Summary

    ROBIN KNOX-JOHNSTON, WHO NOW HOLDS A 4,000-MILE (6,437 KMS.) LEAD IN THE ROUND-THE-WORLD SOLO YACHT BEING SPONSORED BY A BRITISH SUNDAY NEWSPAPER, IS NOW HEADING FOR CAPE HORN ON THE HOMEWARD LEG OF HIS JOURNEY.

  • Description

    ROBIN KNOX-JOHNSTON, WHO NOW HOLDS A 4,000-MILE (6,437 KMS.) LEAD IN THE ROUND-THE-WORLD SOLO YACHT BEING SPONSORED BY A BRITISH SUNDAY NEWSPAPER, IS NOW HEADING FOR CAPE HORN ON THE HOMEWARD LEG OF HIS JOURNEY. IN HIS 32-FOOT (9.7 METRES) KETCH SUHAILI, KNOX-JOHNSTON HAS ALREADY BROKEN THE WORLD RECORD FOR THE LONGEST SOLO NON-STOP VOYAGE, AND BEFORE HE SET SAIL FROM NEW ZEALAND FOR THE CAPE WEDNESDAY HE TOLD A REPORTER HE MISSES ENGLISH BEER MOST.

    ON WEDNESDAY NIGHT KNOX-JOHNSTON'S YACHT WENT AGROUND AT THE MOUTH OF OTAGO HARBOUR IN NEW ZEALAND. IT WAS REFLOATED LATER AND HE CARRIED ON HIS WAY. BEFORE SAILING, KNOX-JOHNSTON SPOKE TO A REPORTER.......

    KNOX-JOHNSTON STANDS TO WIN GBP5,000 STERLING IF HE HAS THE FASTEST ROUND-THE-WORLD TRIP. FOUR COMPETITORS HAVE ALREADY DROPPED OUT OF THE RACE, LEAVING FIVE STILL TAKING PART.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA243VXR5CVLA3JH7QPPFFYGH21
    Media URN:
    VLVA243VXR5CVLA3JH7QPPFFYGH21
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    24/11/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:38:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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