achieve his big goal, Moller had be out sailing for 168,5 days on the world's
oceans. 300 - 400 people welcomed him on Monday 15 March (2004) in the
where his wife Merete and the couple's two children waited too.
Photo. Jan Moller has made it.
YEEEEEES! (photo from his website www.3minnovation.dk).
This man has really great guts. Not just because it sailed
around the world solo, but also because the round the fearsome CAPE
HORN! Not everybody have managed that and
With a successful track record as both sailor and businessman, Jan
Moller decided to sail a 40 foot sailboat round the world. The boat is a
so-called Open 40, designed to be handled by one-man-only. The decision was made
in spring 2002, and Jan Moller left Copenhagen late September
2003. The realization of his journey was made possible due to a number of dedicated
sponsorships. Furthermore Jan has added personal savings to live out the
Jan Moller choose to
follow an eastbound route around the globe (according to his website www.3minnovation.dk ).
First Moller sailed down the west coast of Africa, then east to
Zealand and further to
South America. So he rounded the fearsome and legendary Cape Horn, continued across the
Atlantic Ocean and so he returned home to
Photo. Jan Moller on his way all the
way around our planet (photo from his website www.3minnovation.dk)
On his own, Jan Moller, sailed a distance over 30.000 Nm,
during the journey (equivalent to ca. 50.000 kilometres!) without
anchoring or docking.
needed during the journey have been carried on board since the departure fromCopenhagen,
total weight of the vessel is 4005 kilo, counting boat, safety and emergency
Moller established a shore-crew, who handled practical issues around the project
before, under and after the trip. This enabled Jan Moller focus on the goal:
To be the first Scandinavian single hand sailor to sail around the
world non-stop! Robert Knox-Johnson was
the first man who sailed solo around the world.
Moller`s boat was equipped with different "state of the
art" satellite technology, so it was possible to follow him and his boat all
along his long route back to Copenhagen via both Internet and traditional media.
Stein Morten Lund, 18 March 2004
"dynamite" is wellknown in international football (soccer). From
Moller`s sailing tour we know that the Danish also have great guts and
strong abilities in sailing too.
information about Moller`s incredible sailing expedition, click on the link: www.3minnovation.dk