Caffari, Dee

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Name
Caffari, Dee Gender: F
Denise Caffari
born on 23 January 1973 at 03:00 (= 03:00 AM )
Place Watford, England, 51n40, 0w25
Timezone GMT h0e (is standard time)
Data source
From memory
Rodden Rating A
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_aqucol.18.gif 02°59' s_mo.18.gif s_vircol.18.gif 27°09 Asc.s_scocol.18.gif 23°52'



Dee Caffari
photo: Nick, license cc-by-2.0

Biography

British sailor, and in 2006 became the first woman to sail single-handedly and non-stop around the world "the wrong way"; westward against the prevailing winds and currents. In February 2009, Caffari completed the Vendée Globe race in 99d 1h 10' 57" (15 days behind he winner, on 6th place). She set a new record to become the first woman to sail solo, non-stop, around the world in both directions.

Events

  • Work : Great Achievement 16 February 2009 (completed Vendée Globe as 6th)
    chart Placidus Equal_H.

Source Notes

Sy Scholfield quoted from her autobiography Against the Flow: The First Woman to Sail Solo the 'Wrong Way' around the World: "I popped into the world at three o'clock the next morning".

Categories

  • Vocation : Sports : Sailing/ Boating
  • Notable : Famous : First in Field (first woman to sail alone around the world in both directions)

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