Yachtsman Andrew Bedwell decided to break the world record, recorded in the Guinness Book of Records. He is going to cross the Atlantic in a miniature boat. To do this, the brave sailor opened a fundraiser.
World record for single ocean crossing
Single ocean crossings are difficult but not uncommon. Such a transition is a serious test for a yachtsman and his boat. Andrew Bedwell decided to go further. He wants to test himself and put world record solo swimming.
To do this, Andrew organized a fundraiser to finance such a landmark event. Andrew has already made several long solo sea crossings. Now a new, seemingly improbable goal loomed on the horizon - setting a new world record.
The choice of boat is also amazing. While other yachtsmen would look towards some time-tested kats and monohulls, Andrew takes the issue radically. He personally built a boat a little over 100 centimeters long! Yes, yes, you got it right.
According to his idea, he must travel at least 1900 nautical miles aboard such a “boat” and cross the Atlantic. Andrew is going to cross the Atlantic in 60 days at sea. “Ship” was created by the yachtsman himself, he does not try to recoup the costs of production.
Team, funding and dream
The sailor is seeking funding to purchase all electronics as well as safety equipment. Andrew also wants to cover fuel costs.
Bedwell has a small but very friendly shore team that will track the yachtsman's location. The team will also update Andrew's travel information daily on his Facebook page. The traveler expects that he will also purchase a satellite phone for the money raised from the collection in order to report daily on the trip to the team.
Upon returning from such a dangerous adventure, Andrew wants to make a film about his journey. All funds that will remain after the implementation of the project will be sent to cancer research funds.
Guinness Book of Records
The representatives of the Guinness Book of Records themselves did not comment on the trip for a long time. However, they recently got in touch with Andrew and talked about "a few important conditions that will allow this trip to be ratified as a world record." The team and Andrew himself were looking forward to this. Now they can definitely be sure that this will be a real record.
Is Andrew crazy? Yes! Do we believe in his idea? Still would! The world always needs brave brave men who are ready for anything for the sake of their dreams. We wish the sailor brother good luck, a fair wind and seven feet under the keel!
Finally, we add that yachting is about safety. We urge you to be inspired by Andrew's example and make your dreams come true, but do it taking into account all safety rules.
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