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Nereida and Jeanne
'PT Leader' (USA) - "Third time's the charm"
'PT Leader' reports on Jeanne's arrival in Port Townsend, WA, celebrating her successful circumnavigation via the Five Great Capes while looking forward to her third nonstop attempt starting in October.Download / View Now (0 MB) or Subscribe using iTunes
'Sail-World.com' (Aus) - "Solo sailor Jeanne Socrates - new 'oldest ever' record on the way"
Nancy Knudsen, Editor of Sail-World.com, updates on Jeanne's circumnavigaton via Five Great Capes as she leaves Tahiti for Hawaii, after a difficult passage from Hobart, Tasmania.Download / View Now (0 MB) or Subscribe using iTunes
'Yachting Monthly' (UK) - "Socrates Meets the Queen"
"Yachting Monthly" Sailing News website item - news report on Jeanne meeting the Queen and Prince Philip at a Buckingham Palace Reception for 'Adventurers and Explorers' on the evening of 8th December 2011.Download / View Now (0 MB) or Subscribe using iTunes
"RYA Members' Magazine" (UK) "The Trials of Socrates"
The Winter 2011 "RYA Members' Magazine" reviews Jeanne's sailing up to her entering the record books in May 2011 with the completion of her solo circumnavigation and looks foward to her third attempt at a nonstop solo circumnavigation in 2012.Download / View Now (0.77 MB) or Subscribe using iTunes
'Kazi' (Japan) - World Headlines in 'Leading Edge'......
Couldn't resist posting this one - this Japanese sailing magazine emailed Jeanne with questions for a report on her solo circumnavigation ... but unless your Japanese is good, this link won't help much... sorry! (Maybe a Google translation will help?)Download / View Now (3.91 MB) or Subscribe using iTunes
ITN 6pm TV News (UK) - live interview from ITV Central London studios
Posted on the ITV website under the heading: “Record-breaking sailor” and beginning with the words “An achievement that will make you proud to be British, on May 6, Jeanne Socrates from Ealing, set a world record......"Download / View Now (8.09 MB) or Subscribe using iTunes
'Publico P2 Terca-feira’(Portugal)"Jeanne Socrates deu a volta ao mundo num barco a vela...sozinha"
Portuguese national daily newspaper report on Jeanne's solo sailing around the world.Download / View Now (0.87 MB) or Subscribe using iTunes
'Leadership' magazine (S.Africa) "The Socratic Method"
"Not much can deter this globe-trekking granny." Award-winning quarterly magazine celebrates Women's Month (August) in S. Africa. An interview with Jeanne reflects on her recent solo circumnavigation.Download / View Now (0 MB) or Subscribe using iTunes
'Latitude 38 ' (USA) (June 2011 issue, p80-81 in 'Sightings') “Jeanne Socrates, Circumnavigator”
Report from Cape Town on RTW landfall on May 11th.Download / View Now (14.13 MB) or Subscribe using iTunes
BBC Radio Solent (UK) - live interview from Cape Town on 'The H2O Show'
Listen to a live telephone interview with Geoff Holt in the Southampton BBC studio, broadcast soon after Jeanne's landfall in Cape Town from the Falklands at the end of her successful circumnavigation. (Note: Fast-forward to start of interview: 18 minutes into 40-minute programme.)Download / View Now (18.46 MB) or Subscribe using iTunes
‘Lectronic Latitude (USA) – “Nereida Closes the Loop"
The Latitude 38 website reports on Jeanne officially completing a full circuit around the globe aboard her Najad 380 Nereida on May 6th.... "We sailed over our track down to Cape Town from Lanzarote, made on December 2, 2009," she wrote last week..... Read more.... (Scroll down to second item)Download / View Now (0.04 MB) or Subscribe using iTunes
‘Practical Boat Owner’ (UK) website & magazine: “Jeanne’s a Record Breaker!"
PBO celebrates Jeanne's completion of her RTW solo sail as she crosses her outbound path on 6th May 2011 and heads for Cape Town - but not nonstop, as initially reported...Download / View Now (0 MB) or Subscribe using iTunes
'Yachting World' (UK) “British Woman Sets a Record”
- report on ‘closing the circle' in the S. Atlantic, as Jeanne continues on - sailing solo towards Cape Town.Download / View Now (0.31 MB) or Subscribe using iTunes
‘Yachting Monthly’ (UK) “Lone Yachtswoman Completes Circumnavigation”
Report on Jeanne's O.C.C. (Ocean Cruising Club) Award being presented in Ushuaia and the completion of her solo RTW sail as she heads across the S. Atlantic towards Cape Town.Download / View Now (0 MB) or Subscribe using iTunes
Sail-World.com (AUS) – “Jeanne becomes world’s oldest female solo circumnavigator
Website review of Jeanne's recent solo sailing and circumnavigation.Download / View Now (0 MB) or Subscribe using iTunes
'Cruising World' (USA) ‘Shoreline’ Update: “She Sails On After Knockdown”
Update on Jeanne's sailing from Ushuaia after repairs, following her 5th January knockdown in the S. Ocean, well to the west of Cape Horn.Download / View Now (0 MB) or Subscribe using iTunes
'Sailing' (USA) – “Around-the-World Sailing Grandma”
– review of Jeanne’s solo sailing up to her knockdown in January, as she spends two months in Ushuaia, attempting to repair the damage to "Nereida' before making for Cape Town to complete a solo circumnavigation.Download / View Now (0.26 MB) or Subscribe using iTunes
'Yachting World' (UK) “Knocked down off Cape Horn”
– report from Ushuaia on 5th January knockdown and its consequences.Download / View Now (3.59 MB) or Subscribe using iTunes
'Cruising World' (USA) - 'Shipwreck, Recovery, Inspiration'
Profile of solo yachtswoman Jeanne and her sailing experiences.Download / View Now (0.2 MB) or Subscribe using iTunes
'Times Colonist' (CAN) - “Socrates the solo sailor has thought of everything”
- newspaper report from Victoria, British Columbia (Canada), just before start of official solo, nonstop, RTW attempt from Victoria harbour entrance.Download / View Now (0 MB) or Subscribe using iTunes
BBC Radio Solent (UK) - 'The H2O Show' interview at Southampton Boat Show
Sir Robin Knox-Johnston and Shelley Jory-Leigh look ahead to the 2010 Southampton Boat Show..... Jeanne Socrates tells us the latest on her round the world adventure. (Fast forward to 43m40s of 50m programme)Download / View Now (16.19 MB) or Subscribe using iTunes
'Sailing' (S. Africa) "A Grande Old Dame"
Interview in late February at the Royal Cape Y.C. in Cape Town, published in the S. African sailing magazine in August, giving an overview of Jeanne's sailing up to her arrival nonstop from the Canaries.Download / View Now (0 MB) or Subscribe using iTunes
'Boating New Zealand' (NZ) – “Socrates departs Nelson”
‘Cruising’ section report on Jeanne’s planned departure from New Zealand for Hawai’i.Download / View Now (0.55 MB) or Subscribe using iTunes
'The Nelson Mail' (NZ) - “Solo yachtswomen pass in rough seas.”
Tracy Neal reports on Jeanne’s arrival in New Zealand from Cape Town and a shared storm south of Australia while heading east towards the Bass Strait and the Tasman Sea.Download / View Now (4.66 MB) or Subscribe using iTunes
Lanzarote Information (SP) - “Jeanne Socrates, Solo Non-Stop Round the World”
After making landfall in the Canary Islands, Jeanne was interviewed about her planned solo circumnavigation - report from Puerto Calero on Lanzarote about her attempt.Download / View Now (0 MB) or Subscribe using iTunes
ITN TV News - Report for 'Newsnight' on ITV from Guernsey (UK)
ITV News report on Jeanne preparing to leave St Peterport on her last day in the UK before sailing to the Canaries to start her first solo, unassisted circumnavigation attempt.Download / View Now (0 MB) or Subscribe using iTunes
ITV Channel Television in Guernsey (UK) - Jeanne's solo round-world bid
Report on Jeanne's preparations in Guernsey for her solo round-the-world attempt. Interview by Channel TV on board 'Nereida' in St Peterport.Download / View Now (0.03 MB) or Subscribe using iTunes
'Yachting Monthly' (UK) "Ship Wrecked 60 Miles Short of Triumph"
Jeanne's own full story about the painful loss of her first yacht Nereida just north of Acapulco in Mexico finally appears in the August 2009 issue of the popular British sailing magazine. (Please visit http://www.ybw.com and check out their online content as well!)Download / View Now (0.71 MB) or Subscribe using iTunes
BBC Radio Solent - 'The H2O Show' - River Hamble interview
Interview at Hamble Point, UK, with Jeanne busy preparing the new 'Nereida' for leaving England to head south to the Canaries.Download / View Now (0 MB) or Subscribe using iTunes
'Southampton Daily Echo' (UK) - “Spirit of Adventure”
Interview on board the new "Nereida" at Hamble Point Marina, near Southampton. Newspaper report on Jeanne’s preparations for her proposed nonstop circumnavigation.Download / View Now (1.34 MB) or Subscribe using iTunes
'Southampton Daily Echo' video interview: "Supergran Jeanne to sail round the world" -
Interview at Hamble Pt Marina as Jeanne prepares the new 'Nereida' to sail south.Download / View Now (0 MB) or Subscribe using iTunes
'Latitude 38' (USA) - “Nereida lost on Mexican beach
Full report, first in print, of July interview by LaDonna Buback in San Francisco. Full story of Nereida's loss on a desolate Pacific beach, north of Acapulco in Mexico.Download / View Now (0.41 MB) or Subscribe using iTunes
‘Lectronic Latitude (USA) - “Nereida Lost on Mexican Beach”
- first published report of Nereida’s loss: "We're heartsick to report that Jeanne Socrates, who, after completing the 2006 Singlehanded TransPac, decided to take on the world with a 15-month solo circumnavigation, has lost her beloved UK-based Najad 361 'Nereida' less than 100 miles from her starting point of Zihuatanejo....."Download / View Now (0.03 MB) or Subscribe using iTunes
‘Latitude 38' (USA) - Getting ready to move north from Cape Town
'Cruise Notes' in 'Changes in Latitude' reports on Jeanne getting ready to move on from Cape Town to Namibia and on across the South Atlantic to St Helena.Download / View Now (0.07 MB) or Subscribe using iTunes
'Yachting Monthly' (UK) - website news update
YM's website report on Jeanne’s recent landfall in Richards Bay, north of Durban, South Africa, completing a 6,000 mile, two and a half month Indian Ocean crossing from Darwin, Australia – part of a single-handed circumnavigation. Read the full article!Download / View Now (0 MB) or Subscribe using iTunes
‘Lectronic Latitude (USA) - “Indian Ocean crossing
– Jeanne checks in on her way to Mauritius and reports on her progress from Cocos Keeling towards South Africa.Download / View Now (0.02 MB) or Subscribe using iTunes
'Latitude 38' (USA) - “Landfall at Bali, Indonesia”
– Jeanne’s own report of her sail from Cairns to Darwin and on to Bali, as published in ‘Changes in Latitudes'.Download / View Now (0.07 MB) or Subscribe using iTunes
ABC Radio Darwin (AUS) - Interview with Annie Gastin
Radio Darwin interviewer Annie Gastin has a long chat with Jeanne as she prepares to leave Australia for Bali, Indonesia, as part of her sail around the world.Download / View Now (11.62 MB) or Subscribe using iTunes
'Cairns Sun' (AUS) - “Gran Takes on World!”
The Cairns Sunday paper reports on Jeanne's circumnavigation and passage from Mexico to Australia.Download / View Now (0.06 MB) or Subscribe using iTunes
ABC Radio Cairns (AUS) - interview by Pat Morrish
Pat Morrish, from the Australian Broadcasting Company, interviews Jeanne the day after she reaches Cairns.Download / View Now (16.74 MB) or Subscribe using iTunes
'The Cairns Post' (AUS) - “Solo grandmother drops anchor here"
The Cairns Post reports on Jeanne passage to Cairns, Queensland, Australia.Download / View Now (1.87 MB) or Subscribe using iTunes
Seven News (AUS) (11 July 2007) TV report on Jeanne's arrival in Cairns
– watch footage of Jeanne's arrival and interview on landfall in Cairns, as shown in TV News that evening.Download / View Now (3.99 MB) or Subscribe using iTunes
WinTV (AUS) (11 July 2007) - watch Jeanne's arrival on "Nereida" in Cairns
– footage of Jeanne's arrival in Cairns and interview for the evening News programme.Download / View Now (3.07 MB) or Subscribe using iTunes
Latitude 38 - Changes in Latitude
Latitude 38 reports on the kick off to Jeanne's new adventure.Download / View Now (0.07 MB) or Subscribe using iTunes
Lectronic Latitude reports
Lectronic Latitude reports on Jeanne getting ready for her circumnavigation.Download / View Now (0.02 MB) or Subscribe using iTunes
'Latitude 38' (US) (16 Sept 2006)
‘Changes in Latitude’ reports on Jeanne arriving in Sitka, Alaska, from Hawai’i.Download / View Now (0.07 MB) or Subscribe using iTunes
Boat Journal Magazine -- "When Quitting Isn't an Option"
Article on Jeanne's journeys that led her to decide to do the solo circumnavigation.Download / View Now (0.02 MB) or Subscribe using iTunes
Latitude 38 - August 2006 Single Handed Transpac
Latitude 38 reports on the Single Handed Transpac, including Jeanne's adventures!Download / View Now (13.22 MB) or Subscribe using iTunes
Lectronic Latitude tracks Jeanne down for more on the Single Handed Trans Pac.Download / View Now (0.02 MB) or Subscribe using iTunes
Lectonic Latitude tracks Jeanne down as she prepares for the Single Handed Transpac.Download / View Now (0.02 MB) or Subscribe using iTunes
Jeanne's Biography As published on the SHTP06 website
Learn more about how Jeanne came to be on a 15 month solo circumnavigationDownload / View Now (0 MB) or Subscribe using iTunes
Sailing in Glacial Splendor - Sailing Magazine
Join Jeanne as she travels in the splendors of Alaska, visiting the Glacier Bay national park.Download / View Now (0.64 MB) or Subscribe using iTunes