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Adventurer seeks sailboat for ocean passage

Graham Hughes is a British adventurer and TV host of a documentary show on his global exploits. British viewers have watch Hughes chase his Guinness world-record attempt to visit every single sovereign state in the world without flying.

Now in his second year, Hughes’ adventure is winding down, having visited 184 out of 201 sovereign nations.

He’s now in Australia and looking to move on, and he needs a boat to do so.

“I’m looking for somebody – it could be you, a friend, a colleague or your mum – who owns their own sailing ship and is looking for an epic adventure on the high seas,” Hughes said in a letter posted on “While I’m happy to pay for food, drink and fuel, this would not be a commercial enterprise – I’m seeking somebody who wants to do this for fun, a bit of fame, to raise money for the charity WaterAid … and claim their very own Guinness World Record: The Fastest Sea Journey to Every Country in Oceania.“

Hughes has his sites set on Papua New Guinea, Palau, Micronesia, Marshall Islands, Kiribati, Nauru, Tuvalu, Solomon Islands, Vanuatu, Fiji, Samoa, Tonga and New Zealand.

Click here for his official website. Those interested can follow Hughes via his blogs, YouTube videos, Twitter, GPS and the TV show "Graham's World" currently broadcasting on the Nat Geo Adventure channel.