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After nearly seventy years at the helm, world sailing great, Jon Sanders is set to leave Perth on his tenth trip around the world. The yachtsman has broken 34 world records at sea but this trip could be the last.

Jon Sanders on his trusty yacht Perie Banou II. Picture.

DIGITAL adventurers can sail with veteran yachtsman Jon Sanders (76), with an internet blog on his 10th and potentially final circumnavigation of the world, starting in October.

2 June, 2016. Jon Sanders’ 1986 – 1988 world-record breaking solo triple circumnavigation. Curtin Uni

Curtin University has used social media to recreate Jon Sanders’ 1986 – 1988 world-record breaking solo triple circumnavigation of the globe, 30 years after he first set sail […] Sanders’ world-record breaking feat of sailing non-stop for 131,535km is still unbeaten and he continues to enjoy regular sailing.

Old sea dog has global ambition Jon Sanders clenches down on an ageing smile with the glint of a man who wants to bring new shine to the term, “once more with feeling”.

Celebrate Sanders’ epic voyage at WAMM’s Open Day

“It is incredible to see Parry Endeavour on display at the WA Maritime Museum and try to imagine what it must have been like to spend 658 days straight on board,” Mr Coles said.

Blue Water Medal “Without Date” Awarded to Jon Sanders The Cruising Club of America (CCA) has selected Jon Sanders of Perth, Australia to receive its Blue Water Medal “Without Date,” a designation that has been used only five times over the life of the Blue Water Medal, established in 1923.

Sailor Sanders rescued from sinking yacht off WA coast

Renowned Australian sailor Jon Sanders has blamed the once-in-a-decade swell impacting the West Australian coast for sinking his yacht Saturday night, sparking a rescue operation.

Inveterate sailor Jon Sanders returns home to Perth after ninth circumnavigation of the globe

Jon Sanders broke world records in 1988 when he completed a triple circumnavigation of the world alone.