Pat Lawless has already sailed 10,000 miles solo in his Saltram Saga 36, including trips to The Azores and Iceland. Credit: Kieran Ryan-Benson

The only Irish entrant in the Golden Globe Race 2022, Pat Lawless reveals his motivations for taking part in the longest and loneliest round the world yacht race

Tony Curphey drogue storm

Small cruising boats are not fast enough to sail away from bad weather. Tony Curphey shares how a series drogue was vital while sailing the Southern Ocean in a Nicholson

Ertan Beskardes

Ertan Beskardes crossed the start line of the 2018 Golden Globe Race before retiring a few days later, realising he wasn't prepared enough for a non stop race around the…

Elliott Smith - Golden Globe Race 2022 skipper

American skipper Elliott Smith started sailing three years ago and is the youngest sailor to sign up for the Golden Globe Race 2022. He shares how he is preparing for…

Robin Davie up a mast

Solo race veteran Robin Davie is determined to be on the start line of the 2022 Golden Globe Race. He talked to Katy Stickland about his preparations and how he…