Captain’s notes: the death of Krystyna Chojnowska-Liskiewicz, the Polish skipper who became the first woman to sail solo around the world

Captain Krystyna Chojnowska-Liskiewicz, the Polish sailor and marine engineer who became the first woman to circumnavigate the globe solo, has died at her home at the age of 84. Eight bells: Krystyna Chojnowska-Liskiewicz Born in 1936 in Warsaw, Captain Chojnowska-Liskiewicz began sailing in childhood. She moved to Gdańsk to study shipbuilding at Gdańsk University of … Continue reading Captain’s notes: the death of Krystyna Chojnowska-Liskiewicz, the Polish skipper who became the first woman to sail solo around the world