Ann Davison, wearing a black jumper and trousers standing on the deck of a boat

Ann Davison became the first woman to sail across the Atlantic solo when she arrived in New York in November 1953. Katy Stickland looks back at her record

Boats leaving port for an Atlantic crossing

What is the best boat for crossing the Atlantic? Ali Wood asks the owners of two catamarans and two monohulls sailing the North Atlantic to the Caribbean