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Fastest time through Northwest Passage

Oct 21, 2010
<p>Graeme Kendall's boat Astral Express</p>

Graeme Kendall's boat Astral Express

A New Zealand sailor, Graeme Kendall, has just set a record for the fastest sail through the Northwest Passage from Canada to Alaska. Kendall, aboard his 12.5 metre yacht, Astral Express,  started at Lancaster Sound on August 27th & exited Barrow Point on September 9, making his trip non-stop in a fast 12 days. Will the Northwest Passage become a new stage for passagemaking records?

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