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I plan to keep on sailing until I’m 100 years old, but I don’t know if I will be healthy or not at 100.


Adventurer Kenichi Horie, 83, who plans to sail solo from San Francisco to Japan next year from mid-March to early June.

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Godspeed” to environmentalist-business man Kenichi Horie! - He is believed to be 1 of only 3 documented to have sailed solo across the Pacific Ocean. This was accomplished 94 days at age 23. He was arrested for arriving with no passport or money but released by the mayor and given a ceremonial key to the city for his feat.

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His beer barrel boat can be found on the Okura beach in Akashi.


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Bon voyage mon brave!

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