Singlehanded Circumnavigators

1. Joshua Slocum - USA - "Spray" - 1895/1898 - First solo circumnavigator - First American
2. Harry Pidgeon - USA - "Islander" - 1921/1925
3. Alain Gerbault - France - "Firecrest" - 1923/1929 - First French
4. Edward Miles - USA - "Sturdy", "Sturdy II" - 1928/1932
5. Harry Pidgeon - USA - "Islander" - 1932/1937 - First to circumnavigate twice
6. Lois Bernicot - France - "Anahita" - 1936/1938
7. Vito Dumas - Argentina - "Lehg II" - 1942/1943 - First Argentinian
8. Al Peterson - USA - "Stornoway" - 1948/1952
9. Jean Gau - France - "Atom" - 1953/1957
10. Marcel Bardiaux - France - "Les 4 Vents" -1950-1958
11. John Guzzwell - Great Britain - "Trekka" - 1955/1959 - First English
12. Joseph Havkins - Israel - "Lammerjak II" - 1956/1961 - First Israeli
13. Adrian Hayter - Great Britain - "Sheila II", "Valkyr" - 1950/1963
14. Bill Nance - Australia - "Cardinal Vertue" - 1962/1965 - First Australian
15. Pierre Auboiroux - France - "Neo-Vent" - 1964/1966
16. Francis Chichester - Great Britain - "Gipsy Moth IV" - 1966/1967
17. Rusty Webb - Great Britain - "Flyd" - 1965/1968
18. Jean Gau - France - "Atom" - 1962/1968 - Second to circumnavigate twice
19. Wilfried Erdman - Germany - "Kathena" - 1966/1968 - First German
20. Johann Trauner - Austria - "Lei Lei Lassen" - 1966/1968 - First Austrian
21. Alec Rose - Great Britain - "Lively Lady" - 1967/1968
22. Roger Plisson - France - "Francois Virginie" - 1967/1969
23. Leonid Teliga - Poland - "Opty" - 1967/1969 - First Polish
24. Alfred Kallies - Germany - "Pru" - 1955/1969
25. Bernard Moitessier - France - "Joshua" - 1968/1969 - First nonstop   solo circumnavigation
26. Robin Knox-Johnston - Great Britain - "Shuaili" - 1968-1969 - Second nonstop solo circumnavigation
27. Nigel Tetley - Great Britain - "Victress" - 1968/1969 - First multihul (trimaran) to circumnavigate
28. John Sowden - USA - "Tarmin" - 1966/1970
29. Robin Lee Graham - USA - "Dove", "Return of Dove" - 1965/1970
30. Tom Blackwell - Great Britain - "Islander" - 1968/1971
31. Chay Blyth - Great Britain - "British Steel" - 1970/1971
32. Jorgen Meyer - Germany - "Paloma" - 1971/1972
33. Goran Cederstrom - Sweden - "Tua Tua" - 1971/1973 - First Swede
34. Bill King - Ireland - "Galway Blazer II" - 1970/1973 - First Irish
35. Edward Alcard - Great Britain - "Sea Wanderer" - 1957/1973
35. Chris Baranowski - Poland - "Polonez" - 1972/1973
36. Kenichi Horie - Japan - "Mermaid III" - 1973/1974 - First Japanes
37. Hiroshi Aoki - Japan - "Ahodori II" - 1971/1974 - Smallest yacht co circumnavigate - 20'8"
38. Ryusuke Ushijima - Japan - "Cingitsune" - 1973/1974
39. Alain Colas - France - "Manureva" - 1973/1974
40. Ambrogio Fogar - Italy - "Surprise" - 1973/1974 - First Italian
41. Jules Garnet - France - "Memory" - 1970/1975
42. Heinrich Henze - Germany - "Leda II" - 1971/1975
43. Richard Konkolski - Czechoslovakia - "Nike" - 1972/1975 - First Czechoslovakian

 

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