Matt has been so busy writing his book, working on his non-profit, Ocean Research Project, and getting his new boat ready for the next scientific sailing adventure, that he neglected to call The Guinness Book of World Records about his latest trip.

They finally got in touch with Matt and asked him to submit his voyage for certification, which he has done. He is, after all, the first sailor in history to sail solo, non-stop around the Americas. So, raise a draught of Guinness to Matt.