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Record-breaker solo sailor makes it to England

By Compiled From Wire Service Dispatches With Analysis From Monitor Correspondents Around The World, Edited By Anne Shutt / August 30, 1982



Falmouth, England

Solo yachtsman Bill Dunlop of Mechanic Falls, Maine, stepped ashore Sunday at the end of a record-breaking Atlantic crossing in his nine-foot one-inch yacht, Wind's Will, the Coast Guard reported.

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It was the smallest boat to cross the Atlantic from west to east. The overall record is held by a craft less than six feet long which sailed in the other direction, from Morocco to Florida, in 1968.