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Denied

Denied

Adrian
Flanagan, 47, set out on 28 October, 2005 in his quest to become the first
yachtsman to sail a 30,000-mile vertical circumnavigation westwards via
Cape Horn and the Russian Arctic.

The
father of two from Ludgershall, in Buckinghamshire, alongside for the
last time at Hamble, Hampshire, at about 11am after 405 days at sea in
his 38ft stainless steel sloop Barrabas. But he will not go down in official
record books because he had to stop twice and hitched a lift from a Russian
icebreaker.

Last
night a spokeswoman for the World Sailing Speed Record Council told The
Scotsman: "I can confirm that this is not a record, as Mr Flanagan
stopped twice."
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