TALLINN - Six men are planning to be the first Estonians to travel around the world aboard a yacht. The black, blue and white flag will be raised on their vessel Oct. 2, the day the adventurers set off. The most well-known Estonian to have made a round-the-world trip before is Adam Johann Krusen-stern, who led the first Russian round-the-world trip from 1803 to 1806."The idea came to our mind in the autumn of 1996, when we escaped a storm in Paldiski," said Tiit Riisalo, a member of the crew. "We drank tea and thought, why not try a trip somewhere further? When you have reached some other c...
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