Caffari makes sailing history in Vendee
LES SABLES D'OLONNE, France -- British sailor Dee Caffari became the first woman to sail around the world solo in both directions when she finished sixth Monday in the Vendee Globe.
The 36-year-old Caffari finished the race in 99 days, 1 hour, 10 minutes and 57 seconds in her Vendee Globe debut. Aboard Aviva, she circled the three great capes: Good Hope, Leeuwin and Horn, the southernmost tips of Africa, Australia and the Americas.
In May 2006, Caffari became the first woman to sail ...
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