In 1968 Sir Robin Knox-Johnston became the first yachtsman to solo non-stop circumnavigate in the Sunday Times Golden Globe Race. It was also in that same race, one competitor Donald Crowhurst lost his mind and was lost at sea. THE MERCY (2018) is a film telling the story of Crowhurst's fate. Here's the trailer...
The 8mR Worlds event in Hankø looks great! Dinner with the King of Norway was on Saturday evening, the location and conditions look stimulating and so do the analytics provided by the race organisers – the Royal Norwegian Yacht Club and the Hankø Yacht Club. Get the daily de-brief here.
Lamb torpedoes on a piadina with mint and cucumber yogurt, brown lemon rice, courgettes, toasted pine nuts and salad. Serving this piping hot is not essential. We thought that this would be a great alternative to pasta dishes commonly eaten during regattas and cruising. Enjoy!
Watch this video on BOJAR, our Featured Boat For Sale Video. She is well-commended beacuse it is so rare to find a boat both so original and in such fine condition. Her current owner talks about her design and history.
Chosen by JFK and Aristotle Onassis tried to buy her – MANITOU's extreme good looks seduced them both and her speed still brings racing success. Adam Ostenfeld tells the story of this Olin Stephen's masterpiece.
The man who spent seven years rebuilding world-famous classic yacht MARIGOLD, Greg Powlesland, recounts his experience sailing the Camper and Nicholson designed, 80ft (LOA) gaff rigged gentleman's cutter in Cannes – the first time since her launch 23 years ago!
Get boat building tips direct from the workshop in this selection of videos narrated by experts. Watch how to burn off a wooden hull, sharpen a chisel, use the right wood plane for the right job, learn top tips on varnishing....