Two 105-ft foiling maxi-trimarans have slipped away under the cloak of darkness to join the fun. Departing their docks in France overnight…
Everything is going swimmingly for Whitall Stokes on his route around the world — actually he had to jump in the water to cut a spinnaker off his keel in mid-ocean.
"It almost ended before it started, with the crash of their first-speed yacht record attempt, the disaster that broke the short-lived Wood Duck."
The Sparrow has flown. Whitall Stokes is on his way in an attempt at a solo circumnavigation.
The International Association of Cape Horners has taken on the mantle of maintaining an official register of those who have completed solo circumnavigations via the Three Great Capes.
Linda Newland doesn’t shy away from delivering the “cockroaches and all” version of what it takes to be an accomplished skipper.
In his quest to sail around the world, Philippe Jamotte planned to leave San Francisco Bay in early October. He left on October 1, right on schedule.
Wil Spaul hopes to set a new record for the smallest boat ever to sail to Hawaii. He'll head west aboard the 9-ft 'Chubby Girl' on September 27.
Marvin Charles Creamer, believed to be the only person to complete a circumnavigation without the aid of navigation instruments, died on August 12 in Raleigh, NC. He was 104 years old.
Angela Madsen, a 60-year-old paraplegic who was attempting to become the oldest woman to row alone from California to Hawaii, was found dead floating next to her boat approximately 1,000 miles from Hawaii, according to the New York Post.
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