Born: 25/1/1954Special Achievements:
1987-1988 - First woman to sail solo and nonstop around the globe.
In 1988, Kay Cottee received the Australian of the Year Award. 1989, Cottee was appointed an Officer of the Order of Australia. 1989 - first book published: First Lady; 1998 - second book published: All at Sea on Land.
Image - "Blackmore's First Lady"
Blackmore's First Lady, the Cavalier 37 sailing yacht sailed by Kay Cottee on her voyage when she became the first woman to circumnavigate the World solo non-stop. Now at the National Maritime Museum, Darling Harbour, New South Wales
Image courtesy of sv1ambo, at https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:%22Blackmore%27s_First_Lady%22_(7854122622).jpg