Crossing the Prime Meridian—video

Crossing the Prime Meridian—video

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Though not as widely recognized as crossing the equator, crossing the Prime Meridian is also a milestone for any bluewater sailor, especially when it’s done deep in the Southern Ocean.

U.S. Vendée Globe competitor Rich Wilson recently captured the moment aboard his IMOCA 60 Great American IV as he continued to battle his way around the globe in the current running of the quadrennial solo classic.