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Singlehanded Sailor Whitall Stokes Departs Chile

The quest of a sailing record for Californian Whitall Stokes and his Open 50 Sparrow may be history, but they still have to get home. Whitall checked in with stories about the many repairs needed and the final countdown to departure from Puerto Williams, Chile.
Natasha using sip and puff aerial view

Sip-and-Puff Sailor Crosses Atlantic with Breath

Natasha, who has quadriplegic athetoid cerebral palsy, left Gran Canaria, Spain as part of the 2020 Atlantic Rally for Cruisers (ARC) fleet. And on December 11, the skipper and her crew crossed the finish line in St Lucia after 18 days, 21 hours and 39 minutes at sea.

Solo Circumnavigator Whitall Stokes Rounds Cape Horn

Whitall Stokes and his Open 50 Sparrow made it around Cape Horn on December 26 in an attempt to sail a singlehanded and nonstop eastabout circumnavigation starting from and returning to San Francisco.
Escoffier waves from a RIB

Vendée Globe Roars Through the Forties

Jean Le Cam on board Yes We Cam! is continuing his ultra-impressive Vendée Globe. He's waiting on a jury decision as to how much redress he will receive after rescuing PRB’s Kevin Escoffier.
Kevin Escoffier

Solo Sailor in Distress in Vendée Globe

Kevin Escoffier, positioned some 550 miles southwest of Cape Town in the Vendée Globe solo nonstop around-the-world race, has triggered his distress beacon.