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Golden Globe Race

Show news 365 days before return of the Golden Globe Race
26 skippers from 11 countries confirm their entry in the third edition
Posted on 2 Sep
An epic feat of human endurance
Skipper Ian Herbert-Jones prepares for sea trials ahead of the 2022 Golden Globe Race
Posted on 11 Jun
Guy Waites prepares for Golden Globe Race
Difficult shakedown voyage from Panama for Scarborough YC member
Posted on 29 May
World capital of single-handed ocean racing
Les Sables d'Olonne is now preparing to welcome you for the next great adventures
Posted on 24 Mar
Les Sables d'Olonne France official launch
28 entrants from 11 countries signed on
Posted on 23 Mar
Damien Guillou & PRB enter Golden Globe Race 2022
Preparing to take up an extraordinary challenge
Posted on 19 Mar
Cup news, Vendee Globe finishers, GGR 2022 update
Latest newsletter from Sail-World's David Schmidt in the USA
Posted on 2 Mar
Dalton brothers take on GGR and America's Cup
The Dalton family wants it all!!
Posted on 27 Feb
Melissa Payne takes helm for 2022 GGR and 2023 OGR
The Golden Globe Race currently has 28 entrants from 11 countries
Posted on 25 Feb
Top 10 Biggest Sailing Stories of 2020 part 2
Mark Jardine and Andy Rice chat about the top five articles
Posted on 31 Dec 2020
Marlow Ropes partner with Ian Herbert Jones
As the UK Skipper prepares for the 2022 Golden Globe Race
Posted on 27 Nov 2020
Cape Horners launch solo circumnavigators register
Those who have completed solo circumnavigations via the Three Great Capes
Posted on 30 Oct 2020
Celebrating offshore success and the CCA's awards
Latest Sail-World newsletter from David Schmidt in the USA
Posted on 25 Feb 2020
Two Golden Globe Race sailors honoured
Recognised by the Cruising Club of America
Posted on 19 Feb 2020
CCA announces winner of 2019 Blue Water Medal
Six-time solo circumnavigator to receive the Cruising Club of America's most prestigious medal
Posted on 13 Feb 2020
Guy deBoer on the 2022 Golden Globe Race
An interview with Guy deBoer about his preparations for the 2022 Golden Globe Race
Posted on 4 Feb 2020
Looking ahead to two great retro sailing races
Golden Globe Race 2022 and the 2023 Ocean Globe Race
Posted on 7 Jan 2020
Les Sables d'Olonne set for 2022 Golden Globe Race
Signing of the agreement at the Paris Nautic with Don McIntyre
Posted on 12 Dec 2019
Three years to the start of the Golden Globe Race
2022 Notice of Race published
Posted on 18 Sep 2019
Les Sable d'Olonne to host 2022 Golden Globe Race
Confirmed as host start/finish port for the event
Posted on 11 Jul 2019
2023 Ocean Globe Race: The Whitbread Race is back!
This retro race reopens once-in-a-lifetime opportunities for ordinary sailors
Posted on 1 Jul 2019
Golden Globe Race 2019 overall
Final GGR finisher takes 5th place
Posted on 20 May 2019
Golden Globe Race day 322
Tapio Lehtinen takes 5th place
Posted on 19 May 2019
Golden Globe Race day 312
Now 1,100miles from the finish line
Posted on 9 May 2019
Celebrating Sir Robin and Earth Day
And a cleaner vision for our planet
Posted on 23 Apr 2019
Jean-Luc Van Den Heede crowned winner
2018 Golden Globe Race prize giving held in Falmouth
Posted on 23 Apr 2019
Sailor's salute Sir Robin
On 50 year anniversary of Golden Globe victory
Posted on 22 Apr 2019
Golden Globe Race day 284
Tapio Lehtinen crosses Equator
Posted on 11 Apr 2019
Two additional skippers complete the GGR 2018
Golden Globe Race podium complete at last
Posted on 26 Mar 2019
Golden Globe Race day 263
Istvan Kopar secures fourth place
Posted on 21 Mar 2019
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    Guy Waites returns to Scarborough after difficult voyage from Panama
    © Kay Jackson
    Guy Waites and 'Sagarmatha' prepare for the Golden Globe Race
    © Guy Waites
    Tapio Lehtinen final GGR finisher in 2018 will return in 2022 with new bottom pain and a passion to win!
    © Golden Globe Race
    Guido Cantini on the bow of his GGR 2022 Vancouver 34 `Hannah of Cowes`
    © Golden Globe Race
    Golden Globe Race 2018
    © GGR 2018
    Jean-Luc Van Den Heede and his yacht MATMUT surfing down Biscay waves towards the finish line off Les Sables d'Olonne
    © Christophe Favreau/GGR/PPL
    1974: 'Sayula II' skippered by Ramon Carlin, returning to Portsmouth to win the first Whitbread Round the World Yacht Race
    © PPL
    The CCA also awarded the 2018 GGR Irish competitor Gregor McGuckin with the Rod Stephens Seamanship Trophy for his attempted rescue of fellow competitor Abhilash Tomy under jury rig
    © Golden Globe Race
    Jean-Luc was surprised and honored with the distinction
    © Golden Globe Race
    The Cruising Club of America awarded GGR 2018-2019 winner Jean-Luc Van den Heede with the 2019 Blue Water Medal for his achievements in single-handed sailing, notably six solo circumnavigations
    © Christophe Favreau / GGR / PPL
    Golden Globe Race 2022 skipper Guy deBoer
    © Images courtesy of Guy deBoer Collection
    Golden Globe Race 2022 skipper Guy deBoer
    © Images courtesy of Guy deBoer Collection
    Guy deBoer's Tashiba 36, which he will sail in the Golden Globe Race 2022
    © Images courtesy of Guy deBoer Collection
    Guy deBoer at the helm ahead of the Golden Globe Race 2022
    © Images courtesy of Guy deBoer Collection
    Golden Globe Race chart 2022 final
    © Don McIntyre
    First female entrant in the 2022 GGR is 37 year old Kirsten Neuschäfer from Cape Town
    © Don McIntyre
    Another from South Africa is Jeremy Bagshaw (56) from Simon's Town
    © Don McIntyre
    The Vendée port of Les Sables d'Olonne - now a world centre for single-handed sailing
    © Alexandre Lamoureux
    Race Chairman Don McIntyre presenting the Royal Nomuka YC flag
    © Christophe Favreau / PPL / GGR
    The course for the 2022 Golden Globe Race with the addition of the Island of Trindade as a turning mark, and Cape Town as a second photo gate
    © Don McIntyre
    Ramon Carlin's Mexican Swan 65 Sayula II, winner of the first Whitbread Race in 1973
    © PPL Media
    Sleigh ride in the Southern Ocean, aboard Conny van Rietschoten's 1981/2 winning yacht Flyer
    © Julian Fuller / PPL
    Start of the first Whitbread Race in 1973 with Chay Blyth's Great Britain II lined up against Eric Tabarly's Pen Duck IV
    © Bob Fisher / PPL
    Asteria was escorted the final 10 miles by Bernard Moitessier's famous French Golden Globe Race yacht Joshua
    © Christophe Favreau / PPL / GGR
    Tapio Lehtinen and his yacht Asteria, finishing off Les Sables d'Olonne yesterday
    © Christophe Favreau / PPL / GGR
    Media scrum: Lehtinen besieged by media and fellow Golden Globe race skippers wanting a word and to welcome him back
    © Christophe Favreau / PPL / GGR
    Bright and cheerful Tapio has enjoying his extended solo circumnavigation - Golden Globe Race
    © Peter Foerthmann / Windpilot and Les Gallagher / Fishpics / PPL
    Asteria's Windpilot windvane self steering has stood up well during this endurance adventure - Golden Globe Race
    © Peter Foerthmann / Windpilot and Les Gallagher / Fishpics / PPL
    Tapio Lehtinen and his Gaia 36 Asteria photographed 4 miles west of Faial Island in the Azores - Golden Globe Race, Day 312
    © Peter Foerthmann / Windpilot and Les Gallagher / Fishpics / PPL
    Positions at 08:00 UTC 09.05.19 - Golden Globe Race
    © Golden Globe Race
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