Former Estevan Resident Ends His Round-The-World Solo Journey Using Celestial Navigation
Source: Cathy Kearney, cbcnews.ca, July 20, 2020
terHart has a degree in oceanography and took a satellite phone with him on his journey. His sister kept him informed of the news.
Bert terHart set sail from Victoria, B.C., on a solo journey around the world nine months ago with just a pen, paper, charts and a sextant navigation instrument to chart his course.
The non-stop circumnavigation via the five southern capes led him through dense fog, turbulent weather and 10-metre waves. But troubled waters were also happening back home and around the world — as the global COVID-19 pandemic took hold in his absence.
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