After spending Christmas Day at sea (on day 64) of the Velux 5 Oceans
round the world race, 67 year old sailing legend Sir Robin
Knox-Johnston crossed the finish line at 11:57.15 GMT on Wednesday
27th December 2006.
Sir Robin Knox-Johnston, the first person ever to sail solo non-stop
around the world (1969) is racing alone around the planet again, aged
67 and has now completed the first 12,000 mile stage of the race from
Bilbao (Spain) to Fremantle (Australia), taking 68 days 0 hours 57
minutes and 15 seconds.