An update about deaf sailor Gerry Hughes

Tuesday 12 February

Jordan, a reporter from NDCS Buzz talks about the adventures of Gerry Hughes, a deaf sailor, currently sailing around the world solo.

Gerry went to University and did a degree in Mathematics and then he became the first deaf teacher in Scotland since 1880. Then in 2005 Gerry sailed across the Atlantic Ocean with a team of sailors.

Gerry has battled many storms since he set off last September and he keeps in touch by emails and video chat.

Gerry has now passed New Zealand and is on the way the Cape Horn at the bottom of South America.

Follow Gerry’s journey by watching where his boat goes on a map here.

For mor einformation about the National Deaf Children's Society (NDCS) visit their website.

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