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Ellen Macarthur arrival Falmouth

Ellen Macarthur arrival Falmouth

 

Ellen Macarthur arrival Falmouth Cornwall UK

Ellen Macarthur arrival Falmouth Cornwall UK: On the 8th of February 2005 Round-the-world sailor Ellen MacArthur arrived back in Falmouth Cornwall after her 71-day record-breaking voyage. Accompanied by a huge flotilla of boats, she guided her boat B&Q back to Falmouth in Cornwall to be met by thousands of supporters.

It was the fastest single-handed time around the world, beating Frenchman Francis Joyon by more than a day.

“It is just unbelievable and quite amazing to see so many people here,” she said.

Falmouth School pupils had even been given a day off to support her.

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