Sailing Alone Around The World, Part One


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In 1895 a retired Canadian sea captain set off to sail alone around the world. It had never been done. Since then, fewer than 200 people have sailed in his wake and two of them are Canadian. In this 2013 episode of IDEAS, producer Philip Coulter explores — possibly — the greatest of all human challenges, and reconnects with solo-sailor Dee Caffari to discuss how to cope with isolation.

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