81-year-old Australian Jon Sanders, who in early November last year, went into its eleventh (!!!) single round trip, once again raised the sail. Yesterday, he left the island of Saint Martin in the Caribbean sea and headed for Panama.
Maarten Sanders was forced to spend almost four months in coordination with the Australian members of his staff were waiting when in the world will improve the situation with coronavirus. The logic was simple: veteran-traveler have to go through the Panama canal and, therefore, on Board his Perie Banou II will have to climb the pilot and four of smartaudio. And suddenly infect?
Waiting on Sint Maarten helped a little: the situation in Panama is only getting worse, the peak of the epidemic failed; so, yesterday in the country with the coronavirus fell ill 848 people – a record. But how long can you wait? Here is the Sanders decided to continue the circumnavigation.
In Panama, by the way, he will once again make a stop. Will spend two weeks of observation. It is a prerequisite.
Recall that a number of Sanders ‘ accomplishments included in the Guinness Book of records. So, in 1986, 1988, he walked around the “ball” three times and solo and without stopping, breaking the 71 000 nautical miles in 678 days.sanderstiredwaiting