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First Deaf Person To Sail Solo Around The World Returns To Scotland.

TROON, SCOTLAND - MAY 08: Gerry Hughes is greeted by his wife Kathleen and two daughters Nicola and Ashley after sailing his yacht Quest III back into Troon Marina on May 8, 2013 in Troon,Scotland. The 55 year old sailor from Glasgow is the first deaf person to sail single handed around the world, he was greeted back in Scotland by a crowd of around 300 people. (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)

First deaf person to sail solo around world returns home

Gerry Hughes has become the first deaf person to complete a solo journey around the world on a sailboat as he returned to his home in Scotland on May 8.