Next stop Australia

Jeanne is now heading on towards the Indian Ocean, after a 35-day crossing of the South Atlantic from Cape Horn - the southern tip of Chile.

The next Great Cape on the list will be Cape Leeuwin , south of Perth in Western Australia.

Daily updates on her progress can be found on her website:


Woman's bid for sailing record

At the age of 69, Jeanne Socrates from Ealing is aiming to become the first woman to sail around the world alone, nonstop and unassisted.