Fixing a $6 million racing yacht after crashing onto a reef at 22 miles per hour is a bit more complicated than repairing your car after a fender bender. First of all, when you’re stuck on a remote archipelago in the Indian Ocean, it’s hard to get anything done. And when your boat was specially designed and built by four companies in four different countries, coordinating a repair job isn’t exactly like calling AAA.
British sailor Alex Thomson has sailed past Point Nemo, the most remote point on planet earth. Point Nemo, also known as the oceanic pole of inaccessibility, is the farthest point from land on our planet.