Setting off on June 12th 1979, Henryk Jaskuła spent 344 days alone at sea before arriving in Gdynia on May 20th 1980, becoming the first Pole in history to make the voyage.
Written over 80 years ago, the book by cavalryman and sailor Andrzej Bohomolec and entitled The Voyage of the Yacht Dal, was found hidden among family documents. Intrigued to know more about the contents, stepson Anthony Keith had them translated. He was stunned by what he discovered.
From legal texts to muffins: the story behind one of Warsaw leading cooking schools for kids.
The port will play host to the Hempel Youth Sailing World Championships between July 13-19.
Pajkowska had to battle the pain of broken ribs, high seas and soul-destroying fatigue during her record-breaking voyage.
The most prestigious travel event in Poland, Kolosy awards real life action men and women from around the world for their incredible achievements.
With 200,000 nautical miles under her belt, plucky 60-year-old Joanna Pajkowska is one of the most experienced female ocean sailors in the world. Now, she has broken a rib after being hurled across her boat’s deck by high winds. But the feisty sailor says she’ll carry on.
Despite a series of false starts denying Team Poland higher finishing places, our guys and gals are looking good.
Setting sail from Casablanca on 25 January 1967, when he arrived in Dakar 165 days later, he had broken the world record for an uninterrupted solo ocean-going journey.
The “I Love Poland” programme, designed to promote Poland worldwide, was launched in Szczecin (north-west Poland) on Saturday. As part of the program, a yacht, “I Love Poland”, was bought by the Polish National Foundation to take part in prestigious regattas.