Golden Globe Race 2018/19 Investigation into causes of dismastings

Author: Sir Robin Knox-Johnston FRIN Published 22nd April 2019


This report considers the knockdowns sustained by the fleet racing in the 2018/2019 Golden Globe solo around the world yacht race which led to five dismastings and damage to rigs of contestants. 7 yachts were affected in the Southern Ocean.


Sir Robin has kindly given permission to us to make the report available here. It should not be re-published elsewhere or extracts taken from it without his permission.

The full version of this report can be downloaded here. The PDF Document Is 4.47 MB.