Bulgarian seafarer circumnavigates the world in 22 months

Dr. Vassil Kourtev, a seafarer from Kavarna completed his circumnavigation of the globe by yacht in 22 months.

The yacht Odessos and its skipper traversed the Aegean Sea and have entered the Dardanelles, thus entering the final stretch of their circumnavigation of the world.

Dr. Vassil Kourtev, who is a dentist by profession, started out on board the Odessos to sail around the world on 5 August, 2015. During his trip he turned 80. Weather permitting, the yacht is expected to reach Port Varna at the beginning of next week. Dr. Kourtev has been awarded the Golden Globe award three times for his sea yachting achievement. 

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