The Golden Globe Race 2018 will now start from Les Sables d’Olonne in the Vendée, after event organisers failed to secure financial backing for a UK start
"An exciting development for the Golden Globe Race: a new class of simple, safe, affordable and competitive one-design yachts to race around the world."
A year today, up to 30 sailors will embark on a solo circumnavigation in small yachts using paper charts, a sextant and wind-up chronometer to navigate by.
British yachtswoman Susie Goodall, the youngest among a 30-strong Golden Globe Race entry list, has secured DHL Express as her primary sponsor.
2018 Golden Globe Race competitor Antoine Cousot launched his gleaming gold Biscay 36 ketch renamed Goldstar following a major eight-month refit.
The 2018 Golden Globe Race marking the 50th anniversary of Sir Robin Knox-Johnston’s round-the-world race victory will start from Plymouth on June 30, 2018.
Entries are open once again for the 2018 Golden Globe Race with no current waiting list
One of the forthcoming Golden Globe Race's four Australian entrants Shane Freeman is on his way to the starting line and is soon to round Cape Horn.
Lone Australian yachtsman Shane Freeman has set sail on a 14,500-mile voyage to England in order to compete in the 2018 Golden Globe Race.
The 2018 Golden Globe Race will test the mettle of modern sailors by limiting them to the same types of yachts and equipment available in 1968/9.