Ellen Macarthur Breaks The Record
Fastest single-handed, nonstop sail around the world EVER, man or woman -- 71 days, 14 hours, 18 minutes, and 33 seconds. I am in awe.
Check out this website (scroll down) for details and photos. See also her official website.
UPDATE: It's been announced that Ellen will receive a damehood (female version of knighthood) from the Queen of England.