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Mike Plant

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Date of Birth November 21, 1950
Date of Death October 1992,
Place of Birth Minneapolis
Country United States
Profession Athlete
Horoscope Scorpio

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Mike Plant is a famous Athlete, born on November 21, 1950 in United States. As of December 2022, Mike Plant’s net worth is $5 Million.

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Mike Plant Biography

Mike Plant was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota, on November 21, 1950, the third of Frank Plant Jr. and Mary Kennedy’s five children. He spent his childhood in the Minneapolis suburb of Deephaven on the shores of Lake Minnetonka. At the age of 9, Plant began sailing X boats at Minnetonka Yacht Club, and by the age of 14, aboard Lucky Strike, had twice won the Interlake Regatta, the biggest regatta in the area, in which the top five boats from each of the large lakes in Minnesota, Iowa and Wisconsin competed at the end of the summer. After many adventures in his 20s, including trekking the length of South America (12,000 miles), Plant moved to Jamestown, Rhode Island, where he would later find his passion for single-handed sailing..

Mike Plant (November 21, 1950 – 1992) was an American single-handed yachtsman. He competed in the BOC Challenge and the Vendée Globe, a single-handed non-stop race around the world. After five years of single-handed sailing, he logged over 100,000 miles at sea and set the record for the fastest solo circumnavigation by an American, with a time of 135 days. In 1992, Plant was preparing to compete in his second Vendée Globe and fourth single-handed circumnavigation aboard Coyote, a powerful Open 60 sloop, and was lost at sea while delivering Coyote from New York Harbor to Les Sables-d’Olonne, France for the starting line. Coyote was found 32 days later, turtled, without the 8,400lbs lead bulb that should have been attached to the keel. At the time of his death, Plant was one of only five people to have completed three solo circumnavigations, joining Bertie Reed, Guy Bernardin, Jean-Luc Van Den Heede and Philippe Jeantot. On September 6, 2002, Plant was inducted into The Single-Handed Sailing Hall of Fame in Newport, Rhode Island.

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In June 2017, the Wayzata Community Sailing Center, located on Lake Minnetonka, announced it was in the middle of a $4 million fundraising campaign to build a new headquarters that will be named after Mike Plant.

Mike Plant Net Worth

Mike Plant is one of the richest Athlete & listed on most popular Athlete. According to our analysis, Wikipedia, Forbes & Business Insider, Mike Plant's net worth $5 Million.

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In June 2017, the Wayzata Community Sailing Center, located on Lake Minnetonka, announced it was in the middle of a $4 million fundraising campaign to build a new headquarters that will be named after Mike Plant.

A feature length documentary film about Mike Plant’s life was released worldwide in October 2018. The film, entitled COYOTE: The Mike Plant Story, was directed by Plant’s nephew, Thomas Simmons. Notable characters in the film include celebrated sailors, Ken Read and Philippe Jeantot, Executive Editor of Cruising World and maritime author, Herb McCormick, and members of the Plant family.

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Ranked on the list of most popular Athlete. Also ranked in the elit list of famous celebrity born in United States. Mike Plant celebrates birthday on November 21 of every year.

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