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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.

Hiro and Doug’s Voyage of Inspiration website
Ariadne GPS

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