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DEEP DIVE

Episode 16: Hiro Iwamoto — the blind man who sailed the Pacific

On April 20, 2019, Hiro Iwamoto became the first blind man to sail the Pacific nonstop, completing a 55-day journey across the world’s largest ocean. In this episode, Hiro and his crew mate, Doug Smith, join Oscar Boyd to talk about their voyage.

Links:
Hiro and Doug’s Voyage of Inspiration website
Ariadne GPS

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