(WTLV) A St. Augustine, Florida man is on his way toward setting a new world record.
Dr. Stanley Paris, 76, sailed off in his sailboat at 7 a.m. Monday from the St. Augustine City Marina.
His goal is to sail around the world, or 27,000 miles, alone in less than 150 days.
The current record is 150 days, six hours and one minute. Paris is aiming for between 120 or 130 days.
If Paris is successful, he will be the oldest person to hold the new record by six years.
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