Guo Chuan , the first Chinese sailor to complete a solo... News PhotoAchievement,Adult,Aquatic Sport,Certificate,Circumnavigation,Greater London,Guinness World Records,Honor,Horizontal,Human Interest,Individual Event,London - England,Men,Sailing,Sailor,Sir Robin Knox-Johnston,Sport,Standing,UKPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPGuo Chuan (L), the first Chinese sailor to complete a solo circumnavigation in 2013, and Robin Knox-Johnston, the first man to sail solo non-stop around the world in 1968-69, (R) stand with their certificates in Saint Katherine's Dock in London on August 30, 2013, after being presented with Guinness World Record honours for their achievements. The Clipper 2013-14 Round the World Yacht Race starts September 1 from London and will return almost a year later after completing the 40,000-mile route. AFP PHOTO / LEON NEAL (Photo credit should read LEON NEAL/AFP/Getty Images)