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Vito Dumas on oilskins onboard his boat

Vito Dumas was the first person to sail solo around the world south of the three great capes. Ben Lowings recalls the Argentine’s inspiring achievement

A bird flying over a cove on Bear Island

Jon Amtrup and his crew sail to Bear Island in the Barents Sea on a mission to banish plastic from this Arctic wilderness. His article was runner-up in the 2021…

Double amputee single handed sailor Dustin Reynolds on his boat as it sails under a blue sky

Dustin Reynolds has become the first double amputee to sail solo around the world via the Panama Canal. Thom D’Arcy meets this inspirational skipper