American 2022 Golden Globe Race skipper Elliot Smith aboard his yacht

With four years of sailing experience under his belt, American skipper Elliott Smith was inspired by Bernard Moitessier to sail around the world alone in the 2022 Golden Globe Race

Guy Waites, one of the skippers in the 2022 Golden Globe Race, pulling on a line on his yacht

Guy Waites has crossed the Atlantic ocean solo five times, and has circumnavigated the world with crew. He shares how he has prepared for the 2022 Golden Globe Race

Simon Curwen has plenty of racing experience, having come second overall in the 2001 Mini Transat. Credit: © Ville des Sables d'Olonne - Christophe Huchet

Mini Transat veteran and shorthanded racer Simon Curwen shares how he is getting ready for his first round the world challenge - the Golden Globe Race 2022

Captain Bill Pinkney wearing a white cap, sunglasses and a blue jumper with the US flag on the front

30 years ago, William Pinkney finished his solo around the world voyage via the Great Capes and entered the record books. He recalls his groundbreaking circumnavigation