2007 Far Horizons Award to Gillian West

For 2007 the Far Horizons Award is awarded to Gillian West, for her successful circumnavigation in her 34' sloop, Khamsin, a notable achievement for a woman of 74 years. It was a 14-year series of passages which took her to unusual places and was carried out with outstanding competence and seamanship. Particularly noteworthy was her unique cruise in the Gambia River in West Africa.

The 2007 Far Horizons Award was presented on Tuesday, January 15, 2008 at the New York Yacht Club.

Year Awarded

2007