Sailor's record non-stop westwards around the world

Sailor's record non-stop westwards around the world

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  • Chay Blyth - In Colour - 1971

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  • SYND 2-8-71 CHAY BLYTH'S VOYAGE ENDS

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Sir Charles "Chay" Blyth is a Scottish yachtsman and rower. In 1971, Blyth became the first person to sail non-stop westwards around the world, aboard the yacht British Steel, taking 292 days, and as a result was made a Commander of the Order of the British Empire.

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