Fedor Konyukhov sets sail from Falmouth UK to set solo non-stop record around Antarctica.
Fedor Konyukhov will set sail from Falmouth UK on Friday 12th October on a shake-down solo voyage to Albany, Western Australia in preparation for his attempt to become the first man to sail solo non-stop around Antarctica.
The 56 year-old yachtsman and his 27 metre (88ft) yacht Trading Network Alye Parusa will set out from the
Fedor and his team have spent the past 3-months preparing his Open 85 yacht for the challenge ahead at Pendennis Shipyard in
The record attempt will be ratified by the World Sailing Speed Record Council (WSSRC) to provide a benchmark for others to beat.
Bob Williams, the CEO of the Antarctica Cup Management said today: We wish Fedor good speed and look forward to welcoming him in
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