Cape Horn Trawls
Provided by Andrew Halcrow.
An American Sailor’s Odyssey
Sailing World – July 18, 2023
Even after American sailor Joe Harris completes an epic shorthanded around-the-world race, there’s always the next one, and the one after that.
Covering Cape Leeuwin, Cape Horn and Cape of Good Hope
Star of Mysore – July 3, 2023
Commander Abhilash Tomy (retd.), who made history as the first Indian to successfully complete a solo circumnavigation of the globe, shared his remarkable adventure at the Seventh Edition of the Mysuru Literature Festival, which concluded at Hotel Southern Star last evening.
Conor O’Brien Two Year Saoirse Circumnavigation Centenary Celebration Now Well Under Way
Afloat – 11th July 2023
A hundred years ago on this day, Conor O’Brien of Limerick’s 42ft own-designed ketch – newly-built by Tom Moynihan of Baltimore with some of the West Cork shipwright’s small but very effective hull shape improvements…
Global Solo Challenge Official Start Dates Announced
Global Solo Challenge – 18/07/2023
The Global Solo Challenge (GSC), the unique around-the-world, non-stop, solo sailing event, is pleased to announce the start dates for all participants. A thrilling mix of individuals and boats will commence their solo circumnavigation from A Coruña, Spain, between August 26, 2023, and January 6, 2024, embarking on a journey that promises to be as challenging as it is thrilling.
GSC Achieves ISO 20121 Sustainability Certification, First Sailing Event to Undertake this Path
Global Solo Challenge – 24/07/2023
The Global Solo Challenge (GSC) is pleased to announce that it has achieved the prestigious ISO 20121:2012 certification, awarded for sustainable event management, positioning it as the first sailing event to have adopted organizational aspects and principles on a path of continuous evaluation and monitoring of its own sustainable event management.
What does it take to sail two-handed around the world?
Yachting World – July 21, 2023
The double-handed Globe 40 teams powered around the world over eight legs in just nine months. Rupert Holmes discovers what cruisers can learn from their tough circumnavigation
Aussies chasing Fastnet glory
Ocean – 20 July 2023
The Australian-owned classic maxi Kialoa II has sailed from Pittwater to the UK for the 50th Rolex Fastnet Race – and has silverware in her sights.
How I survived a dismasting in an 80 knot storm in the middle of an ocean
Yachting Monthly – July 7, 2023
Ian Herbert-Jones found himself dismasted and injured in an 80-knot storm deep in the South Atlantic after 219 days at sea in the Golden Globe Race. He told Theo Stocker about the experience
Rescued in Southern Ocean! Dismasted in Fastnet – Tapio Lehtinen Ocean Globe Race countdown, 46 days
Sail World – 25 Jul 2023
Whitbread and GGR veteran Tapio Lehtinen sailing his beloved Swan 57 “Galiana WithSecure” in the Rolex Fastnet Race was dismasted 12 hours after the start.