Long haul

International adventurer and yachtsman, Jock Wishart holds a scale prototype of the first vessel in which it is planned to circumnavigate the world in fewer than 80 days. Sponsored by Cable & Wireless, the full scale, multi-hulled, twin-diesel engined vessel is intended for launch next January. British navigation and communications equipment will steer the vessel […]

International adventurer and yachtsman, Jock Wishart holds a scale prototype of the first vessel in which it is planned to circumnavigate the world in fewer than 80 days. Sponsored by Cable & Wireless, the full scale, multi-hulled, twin-diesel engined vessel is intended for launch next January. British navigation and communications equipment will steer the vessel on its course as it aims to break the powered world record held by an American nuclear submarine.