Thursday, August 10, 2006

Solo one-armed sailing expedition to visit Rapa Nui

Japanese sailor single-handedly takes on the world
By JULIE JAG, Sentinel staff writer
Santa Cruz Sentinel
August 10, 2006

[One-armed Japanese sailor, Akio Yonago, will] leave Santa Cruz on Aug. 20 for a short jaunt to Monterey. Then he'll continue down the coast, docking often along the way, as he makes his way to Mexico, Easter Island, Chile and Cape Horn. He would like to make a stop in Antarctica before continuing to Africa, Europe and back to Japan.

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1 comment:

Emiana said...

This man's story is amazing! I highly recommend reading the full article.