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    WORLD RECORDS

  • World record - fastest 24 hour run by any single-handed small monohull. Covered 247 miles from midnight to midnight on February 26, 1983.
     
  • Second man in history and first European (excluding UK) to make single-handed circumnavigation twice. (West to east and east to west.)
     
  • First man to real circumnavigate globe three times around antipodes.
     
  • World record - fastest 7 day run by a small single-handed monohull during a circumnavigation. Covered 1,403 miles from noon on April 20 to noon on April 27, 1983 with average daily runs of 200.43 nautical miles and average speed of 8.35 knots. Improved in 1986 on the same boat to 1,536 miles from December 9 to December 15, 1986 with average daily run of 219.42 miles and average speed of 9.14 knots.
     
  • World record - first small monohull to exceed 200 miles a day over a period of not less than one week.
     
  • World record - fastest 14 day run by a small singlehanded monohull during a circumnavigation. Covered 2,690 miles from noon April 17, 1983 to noon May 1, 1983. Average daily runs 192.21 miles, Average speed: 8.01 knots. Improved in 1986 to 3,040 nautical miles with average daily run of 217.14 miles and average speed of 9.05 knots on December 6 to December 19, 1986.
     
  • World record - fastest 2,000 miles by a small monohull during a circumnavigation. Achieved 10 days 06 hours 03 minutes 38 seconds with average speed 8.13 knots and average daily run 195.12 miles. Made from April 21, to May 1, 1983. Improved in 1986 to 9 days 4 hours 21 minutes with average daily run of 217.92 miles and average speed of 9.08 knots no December 6 to December 15, 1986.
     
  • World record - fastest 4,000 miles by a small monohull during a circumnavigation from April 5 to April 26, 1983. Achieved 21 days 16 hours 58 minutes with average speed 7.68 knots and average daily run 184.26 miles. Improved in 1986 on the same boat to 19 days 13 hours with average daily run of 204.72 miles and average speed of 8.56 knots on 36 feet waterline boat. Made on December 1 to December 19, 1986.
     
  • One of the fastest singlehanded circumnavigations by a small monohull (36ft on water line) in history, covering a distance 29,200 miles in 172 days 06 hours and 41 minutes with an average daily run 169.52 miles and average speed of 7.06 knots.
     
  • First Czechoslovakian to solo circumnavigate.
     
  • First Czechoslovakian to round Cape Horn solo.
     
  • First Czechoslovakian to solo circumnavigate in roaring forties around all southern most capes (during my third solo circumnavigation).
     
  • First Czechoslovakian to solo circumnavigate in both directions.
     
  • First Czechoslovakian to solo circumnavigate three times.
     
  • Second smallest vessel in history to circumnavigate (at that time).

 

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