Marking this achievement for India, all-women crew of Indian Naval Sailing Vessel (INSV) Tarini hoisted the Indian flag as they crossed Cape Horn
An offshore and commercial boat maker, Cape Horn
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Walker and his navigator Simon Fisher took Azzam on a more southerly heading on approach to Cape Horn
and the gamble paid off as they powered their way up to second before securing the leg lead just after the Horn.
The Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing team -- known as ADOR -- secured the record as it approached Cape Horn
in the Southern Ocean while vying for the Leg 5 lead with Turkish/American entry Team Alvimedica, news agency WAM reported.
Lt- Commander Abhilash Tomy, who is the first Indian on a solo non- stop trip around the world in a sail boat, had braced himself for the Big Day on January 26 when his historic voyage reached the psychological mid- way mark as he approached Cape Horn
, 86 days after he had started from Mumbai.
So why would we give up an important base in the South Atlantic on the Cape Horn
route prior to the opening of the Panama Canal in 1914 as we had the deeds in 1825?
The NMMU Horn Ensemble and the Cape Horn
, the southernmost point of the Americas, is in which country?
To sail from Chile on the west coast to Uruguay on the east - a distance of 5,366 miles - you first have to sail around the infamous Cape Horn
, the graveyard of many a mariner.
From there they headed into the notorious Southern Ocean stopping at Wellington in New Zealand before rounding Cape Horn
and making for Punta del Este in Uruguay.
to Starboard: The Classic Chronicle of Rounding the Horn in a 32-Foot Sloop provides a new introduction by the author and first appeared in 1986.
Earlier that morning he had been pouring glasses for early risers, disappointed that a ferocious gale had prevented anyone from going ashore at Cape Horn