No electricity needed and built for gale-force conditions; windvane self-steering makes sense for coastal cruisers as much as offshore voyagers.
Unremarkable in any other context, the boats lining up for the start of the Golden Globe Race in July were, by their presence in Les Sables-d’Olonne, quite extraordinary. Heading off…
Only one sailor completed the 1968-69 Sunday Times Golden Globe Race. Katy Stickland meets Sir Robin Knox-Johnston as he recalls his groundbreaking voyage which started 50 years ago
Seldén Masts Ltd have announced they are sponsoring young British sailor Susie Goodall in the Golden Globe Race
The Golden Globe Race 2018 will now start from Les Sables d’Olonne in the Vendée, after event organisers failed to secure financial backing for a UK start
Tales of ocean sailors' heroism has Jonty Pearce longing for the wide horizon, though on a more modest passage
Jonty Pearce wonders if they still make heroes in the same mould as those of the Golden Globe Race
50th anniversary celebrated with a re-run of the race in similar low-tech boats