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Mixed Fortunes in the Transpac

The rest of the competitors in the 51st Transpac Race from Los Angeles to Honolulu have finished, but one boat was not so lucky.
Pyewacket takes a wave over the bow

Volvo 70 Pyewacket Smashes Newport to Cabo Record

Romping down the course from Newport Beach to Cabo San Lucas in less than two days, Roy P. Disney and his world-class crew on Pyewacket 70 have established a new monohull course record.

More Inspirational Women Sailors

A couple of readers have since responded to the story and told us about the female sailor who inspired them — unsurprisingly, both are Bay Area sailors.

Celebrating History-Making Women Sailors

March is Women's History Month, and we'd like to pay homage to women sailors who pushed against the tide of sailing's traditional hierarchy to forge their way into sailing's record books.

The Female Factor in the Vendée Globe

Female sailors Clarisse Cremer, Pip Hare, Melinda Merron and Alexia Barrier finished the solo Vendée Globe in February. Sam Davies and Isabelle Joschke completed the course around the world.

Boys’ Own ‘Adventure’ Lands a World Record

Ollie and Harry Ferguson sent their toy pirate ship across the oceans in search of adventure. The Playmobil ship 'Adventure' set a Guinness World Record for 'the most travelled toy ship'.