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Chay Blyth
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Born in Hawick, Borders
Born on 14th of May 1940

Born 1940 - British yachtsman.


Rowed across the Atlantic with John Ridgeway in 1966. Sailed solo around the world in 1970-71 in westward direction. Sailed from Cape Verde to Antigua in record time. Organised BT Global Challenge Round The World Yacht Race. Awarded the CBE in 1972, knighted in 1997.

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