Gerry Hughes is the first profoundly deaf man to sail single-handed across the Atlantic Ocean. He crossed the finishing line off Castle Hill, Newport at 1130hrs (1630hrs GMT) local time on Saturday 3 July 2005 after 35 days of sailing. Gerry Hughes also became the world's first deaf yachtsman to sailing single handed around the world to pass the five great capes - departed Troon, Scotland on 1 September 2012 and returned to Troon on 8 May 2013.

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  • Gerry Hughes is the first profoundly deaf man to sail single-handed across the Atlantic Ocean. He crossed the finishing line off Castle Hill, Newport at 1130hrs (1630hrs GMT) local time on Saturday 3 July 2005 after 35 days of sailing. Gerry Hughes also became the world's first deaf yachtsman to sailing single handed around the world to pass the five great capes - departed Troon, Scotland on 1 September 2012 and returned to Troon on 8 May 2013. (en)
  • Gerry Hughes is a British sailor who became the first profoundly deaf man to sail single-handed across the Atlantic Ocean. He crossed the finishing line off Castle Hill, Newport at 11:30 am local time (4:30 pm UTC) on Saturday 3 July 2005 after 35 days of sailing. Hughes also became the world's first deaf yachtsman to sail single-handed around the world to pass the five great capes. He departed Troon, Scotland on 1 September 2012 and returned to Troon on 8 May 2013. Dr Hughes was added as number 201 on Sir Robin Knox-Johnston’s list of elite solo circumnavigators - (en)
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  • Gerry Hughes is the first profoundly deaf man to sail single-handed across the Atlantic Ocean. He crossed the finishing line off Castle Hill, Newport at 1130hrs (1630hrs GMT) local time on Saturday 3 July 2005 after 35 days of sailing. Gerry Hughes also became the world's first deaf yachtsman to sailing single handed around the world to pass the five great capes - departed Troon, Scotland on 1 September 2012 and returned to Troon on 8 May 2013. (en)
  • Gerry Hughes is a British sailor who became the first profoundly deaf man to sail single-handed across the Atlantic Ocean. He crossed the finishing line off Castle Hill, Newport at 11:30 am local time (4:30 pm UTC) on Saturday 3 July 2005 after 35 days of sailing. Hughes also became the world's first deaf yachtsman to sail single-handed around the world to pass the five great capes. He departed Troon, Scotland on 1 September 2012 and returned to Troon on 8 May 2013. (en)
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