Blind Sailor Reaches Japan

After 55 days at sea, blind sailor Hiro Iwamoto and his sighted fellow crewman Doug Smith, friend of TSPS, made it to Sun Marina in Onahama, Fukushima, Japan on April 20, 2019. This was the second attempt by Hiro to sail across the Pacific, the first attempt having been cut short by a whale hitting and sinking his boat off of Japan. This time, he began from San Diego, California. 

Go here for more of the story and more photos.

Congratulations to Hiro and Doug on their great achievement. They can be very proud of themselves and what they accomplished.

We hope to see them at a TSPS event one day to tell us more of their voyage.

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