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Sir Robert Knox Johnston Gets The Third Place In A Transatlantic Solo Race

Sir Robin Knox Johnston finished third in Route du Rhume transatlantic race on 22nd November. Sir Johnston’s current age is 75 and he is the oldest competitor in the race that spanned over three thousand miles.

Sir Johnston became the first to sail around the world solo without stopping 45 years ago. He currently has five grandsons. The race started from France and ended at Caribbean. Sir Johnston said that he felt euphoric after getting the third place in the race. Sir Johnston sailed in the race in his Grey Power Open 60 Yacht. Sir Johnston is the founder of Clipper Round the World Yacht Race. He finished the race on Saturday after being at sea for more than twenty days. He last participated in this race in the year 1982 where he finished 14th.

Yacht club aims to give people amusement

St. Andrews Bay Yacht Club in the Panama City, in the United States of America, is famous for the varied water activities it has for adult as well as the youth. However as a part of their recent initiative, they are aiming to provide complete leisure to people so that they may relax on a spring afternoon and enjoy the beautiful boats pass by.

The coach of Yacht Club mentions that this initiative is to bring on more people downtown. He even states that the boats are amusing and people would certainly gain interest in watching them. In this regard the club has also planned to host the Class A catamaran championships to entertain people.