Boat race round world in 10 footers

Four yachtsmen from the US and Europe have signed up for a race around the world in yachts no bigger than 10 ft.

AroundInTen starts in the Bahamas on the 10th January 2009 and will take 18 months to two years to complete, depending on progress. The racers can take any route they wish. The only compulsory stops being Panama, Darwin and Cape Town, finishing back in the Bahamas.

The Prize is to be the first to beat Serge Testa’s 1987 record in a 12ft boat.
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