Sir Robin, who moved toward becoming the to begin with individual to cruise single-handed around the globe in 1969, is the most seasoned contender to take part in the Velux 5 Seas yacht race which started in Bilbao, Spain, on October 22

Sir Robin, who moved toward becoming the to begin with individual to cruise single-handed around the globe in 1969, is the most seasoned contender to take part in the Velux 5 Seas yacht race which started in Bilbao, Spain, on October 22
He had anticipated to reach Fremantle by December 10 yet a boat-breaking storm postponed the veteran on the to begin with leg of the overwhelming 30,000-mile race
His yacht rolled through 360 degrees, harming its pole track what’s more, correspondences frameworks amid unpleasant climate conditions in the Inlet of Biscay
Sir Robin had not pressed his watercraft for Christmas yet did have a smaller than expected Christmas pudding on board as well as blessings to unwrap what’s more, he made telephone calls to his girl Sara, 43, what’s more, his grandchildren Florence, 11, Oscar, 9 what’s more, Xavier, 8
The widower from Newton Abbot, Devon, arrived in third put behind guarding champion what’s more, current pioneer Bernard Stamm from Switzerland what’s more, Japan’s Koji Shiraishi in second position
The next leg of the race, due to begin on January 14, will see Sir Robin head over the iceberg-strewn southern ocean, around the scandalous Cape Horn what’s more, north up to Norfolk, Virginia in the US
It will at that point be a dash over the Atlantic to arrive back in Bilbao in late April next year Sir Robin will be 68 on April 17 what’s more, the most established individual to finish the race in the event that he is successful

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