Hanging out

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British skipper Chris Stanmore-Major takes a self-portrait while hanging from the pulpit of his Eco 60 during the Velux 5 Oceans, a five-leg, 30,000-nautical-mile solo race around the world.

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The five-boat fleet left Charleston, S.C., in May on the final leg to the finish in La Rochelle, France. Stanmore-Major was in fourth place overall. www.velux5oceans.com

This article originally appeared in the July 2011 issue.