Fastest circumnavigation sailing solo (female)
Ellen MacArthur
France (Ushant)
Ellen MacArthur (UK) sailed solo and non-stop around the world in 71 days 14 hr 18 min 33 sec from 28 November 2004 to 7 February 2005 in the trimaran B&Q. She started off Ushant, France, rounded the Cape of Good Hope (South Africa), sailed south of Australia, and rounded Cape Horn (Argentina) before heading back up the Atlantic to Ushant.