The rest of the competitors in the 51st Transpac Race from Los Angeles to Honolulu have finished, but one boat was not so lucky.
"Olympians are wired a little differently. They are relentless, passionate and committed to giving back. They inspire us all to be better."
"We figured it was going to be a drag race. We figured it was going to be tactical."
The MOD70s Phaedo3, Maserati, Concise 10 and PowerPlay have been a powerful force in the record-hunting world. PowerPlay has just knocked off one of the tougher records, on a very challenging course.
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.
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.
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.
Born in Marblehead, Massachusetts, in 1814, Creesy learned how to navigate from her father, John Prentiss, captain of the schooner 'Californian' ...
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.
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'.
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