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Planesail Atlantic Crossing

The original biplane Wingsail powered Planesail for 40,000 miles from 1990 to 2004. History

Transatlantic crossings included winds exceeding 100 knots - hurricanes Claudette and Andrew.

Video of encounter with Hurricane Claudette - Category 4 storm.

In 1995 HRH Prince Philip the Duke of Edinburgh spent 4 hours aboard Planesail during Cowes week.

In 2001, Planesail was again in the news when Trevor Jones became the first quadriplegic to sail around the UK.
Trevor's original plan was to continue on Planesail to become the first quadriplegic to sail around the world.