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Triple Solo Sailor
Follow for daily 'updates' on Jon Sanders' triple circumnavigation of the world May 1986 - March 1988, with original logbook information, photos and videos.
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Triple Solo Sailor Mar 12
Jon Sanders arrives in on this day in 1988 after a record breaking triple circumnavigation of the world. Read more on our blog:
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Triple Solo Sailor Mar 12
Day 660 Surrounded by marine harbour vessels. Plan, I shall sail from Pylon area & finish Fremantle Harbour.
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Triple Solo Sailor Mar 12
Read a summary of Jon Sanders' third circumnavigation here:
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Triple Solo Sailor Mar 11
Day 659. Loc: 32°2S, 115°15E, wind: 30E, barometer: 1019
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Triple Solo Sailor Mar 10
Day 658 Flash of Rottnest Island light - hooray, home
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Triple Solo Sailor Mar 10
Day 658. Loc: 32°51.3S, 114°52E, water temp: 21°C, wind: 25-30E, cabin temp: 22°C
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Triple Solo Sailor Mar 10
Day 657 Eased course & running due north (so as not to get close to land) whilst I sleep.
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Triple Solo Sailor Mar 9
Day 657 Gales continues. I smell bush fire smoke outside.
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Triple Solo Sailor Mar 9
Day 657 Spoke with Premier - he wishes me the best of luck, look forward to my arrival.
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Triple Solo Sailor Mar 9
Day 657 Rough & bumpy. Warship "Geraldton" is maintaining station a mile or two to starboard.
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Triple Solo Sailor Mar 9
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Triple Solo Sailor Mar 9
Day 657. Loc: 34°22.4S, 113°20.8E, wind: 35-45SE, cabin temp: 22°C, outside temp: 19°C
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Triple Solo Sailor Mar 8
Day 656 Good contact with HMAS Geraldton in channel 16, spoke with Roy Marsh & Hugh Schmitt. My dear Mum died - o…
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Triple Solo Sailor Mar 8
Day 656 This stove is such an awful pest. I give up - I cannot get the stove going & the cabin is now full of bla…
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Triple Solo Sailor Mar 8
Day 656. Loc: 35°46S, 110°22E, water temp: 19.2°C, wind: 20-25SE, cabin temp: 21°C
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Triple Solo Sailor Mar 7
Day 655 Contact RAN patrol vessel will rendezvous with me tomorrow with Capt. Rory Marsh on board
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Triple Solo Sailor Mar 7
Day 655 Mentioned on ABC news this morning & just listened to interview between Ted Bull & Jock Seabrook on 6WF r…
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Triple Solo Sailor Mar 7
Day 655. Loc: 37°37.7S, 109°20.9E, water temp: 18.9°C, wind: CALM, cabin temp: 20°C
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Triple Solo Sailor Mar 6
Day 654 Made contact with Royal Perth … want me to finish Fremantle. I confirmed I will finish Fremantle.
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Triple Solo Sailor Mar 6
Day 654 Ted Bull on 6WF (ABC) mentioned me this morning ... That I might do a lap of honour by Fremantle? Gosh wh…
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