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1962 Solo-sailed across the Pacific without a port call on the MERMAID (94days)
1974 Solo-sailed around the world without a port call
1982 Sailed around the world longitudinally (1978~1982)
1985 Sailed from Hawaii to Chichijima on a solar power boat
1989 Sailed from San Francisco to Nishinomiya on the smallest open sea yacht of 2.8m in length over all
1992 Sailed on a paddling boat (human power boat) from Hawaii to Okinawa (1992~1993)
1996 Solo-sailed with solar power made with recycled aluminum cans from Ecuador to Tokyo
1997 The names "Cape Captain Kenichi Horie" and "Malt's Mermaid Island" for Galapagos Isles were distributed by the Government of Ecuador.
1999 Sailed across San Francisco to Akashi Channel Bridge on a yacht built with recycled beer-brewing barrels.
2002 Sailed across the Pacific from Nishinomiya to San Francisco in a 19-foot boat, same size as the original Mermaid of 1962. The wooden hull was made from whisky barrels, the mast from recycled aluminum cans and sails of plastic bottles.
2004-2005 Completed eastbound non-stop solo voyage around the world
2008 Sailed from Honolulu to Kii Straight by wave powered 31-foot catamaran.
1962 Awarded a honorary key to San Francisco by George Christopher, Mayor
1963 Received 10th Kan Kikuchi Award
1964 Received 1st "The Brave of the Sea Award" from Sanremo City, Italy
1974 Received Asahi Award from the Asahi Shinbun Press
1989 Received Award of Honor from Hyogo Prefecture
1997 A cape of Galapagos Islands was named "Captain Kenichi Horie Point by Ecuadorian Government
2002 Inducted into the Single-Handed Sailors' Hall of Fame in New Port, Rhode Is.
2009 Received Naomi Uemura Special Adventures Award from City of Toyooka
2011 Received the Prime Minister's Award from Japanese Government
"A Round -the-World-Trip"
"Last Voyage With My Wife Eri"
"Under the Sun"