Mitsuhiro Iwamoto celebrates with navigator Doug Smith after completing the voyage. Photo: Reuters

Blind Japanese sailor completes non-stop Pacific crossing

  • Mitsuhiro Iwamoto sank after hitting a whale while attempting his first crossing of the Pacific in 2013
  • This time around, he attempted the journey in the opposite direction – accompanied by a different sighted navigator
Topic |   Japan

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Mitsuhiro Iwamoto celebrates with navigator Doug Smith after completing the voyage. Photo: Reuters
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