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Show news Golden Globe Race day 234
Third placed Estonian skipper Uku Randmaa has escaped disqualification
Posted on 20 Feb
GGR 2018, SailGP's debut and the Caribbean 600
We modern humans live soft lives compared to the Golden Globe Race skippers
Posted on 19 Feb
Golden Globe Race day 227
There has been good and bad news from third placed Uku Randmaa
Posted on 13 Feb
Golden Globe Race day 218
Istvan Kopar now within 500 miles of 3rd placed Uku Randmaa
Posted on 4 Feb
Golden Globe Race day 214
Mark Slats secures 2nd place finish
Posted on 1 Feb
Sir Robin congratulates Golden Globe winner
Sir Robin Knox-Johnston travelled to Les Sables d'Olonne to congratulate Jean-Luc Van Den Heede
Posted on 30 Jan
Jean-Luc Van Den Heede wins the GGR 2018
212 days and 5 hours to go around the world the old-fashioned way
Posted on 29 Jan
Van Den Heede wins Golden Globe Race
Huge welcome for Frenchman back in Les Sables d'Olonne
Posted on 29 Jan
Mark Slats faces Golden Globe Race time penalty
For a breach of satellite communication rules
Posted on 28 Jan
Golden Globe Race day 211
The weather in the Bay of Biscay is forecast to moderate today
Posted on 28 Jan
Golden Globe Race day 208
Second placed Mark Slats trails 412 miles astern
Posted on 25 Jan
Tales of two circumnavigation races
Spindrift 2 begins a Jules Verne attempt as the GGR 2018 nears its end
Posted on 22 Jan
Golden Globe Race day 204
Kopar's challenge for 3rd place runs out of steam
Posted on 21 Jan
Boiling down the miles in the GGR 2018
Blistering uphill speeds of 4.9 knots
Posted on 15 Jan
Golden Globe Race day 198
Mark Slats cuts lead to 49 miles, but is on emergency desalinator
Posted on 15 Jan
British solo yachtsman Robin Davie located
Tacked out into Atlantic well out of radio range
Posted on 12 Jan
All Ships Alert for missing yachtsman Robin Davie
Three days overdue on 300 mile passage from Les Sables d'Olonne to Falmouth
Posted on 11 Jan
Golden Globe Race 2018 nears the finishing line
Golden Globe Race 2018 nears the finishing line
Posted on 8 Jan
Golden Globe Race - Day 190
Van Den Heede serves 18 hour penalty, Mark Slats closes to within 417 miles
Posted on 8 Jan
GGR Day 185 - Istvan Kopar rounds Cape Horn
Istvan Kopar rounds Cape Horn
Posted on 3 Jan
GGR Day 173: Longest day in the Southern Ocean
Uku Randmaa rounds Cape Horn
Posted on 21 Dec 2018
GGR Day 164: Jean-Luc's lead cut by 154 miles
Istvan escapes one storm only to risk running into another
Posted on 17 Dec 2018
GGR Day 164: Storm threatens Istvan Kopar
Storm threatens Istvan Kopar
Posted on 13 Dec 2018
AC36 news, Susie Goodall successfully rescued
Latest newsletter from David Schmidt of Sail-World
Posted on 11 Dec 2018
Susie Goodall rescued in Golden Globe Race
Joyous ending to 50 hour nightmare in the Southern Ocean
Posted on 8 Dec 2018
GGR - Susie Goodall rescued!
Susie Goodall rescued!
Posted on 7 Dec 2018
Golden Globe Race day 158: Update on Susie rescue
British yachtswoman Susie Goodall remains safe and secure aboard her yacht DHL Starlight
Posted on 6 Dec 2018
Golden Globe Race day 157
Susie Goodall dismasted 2,000 miles west of Cape Horn
Posted on 5 Dec 2018
AC36, RORC Transatlantic Race and GGR 2018 news
Latest newsletter from David Schmidt of Sail-World
Posted on 4 Dec 2018
Golden Globe Race day 155
Distance narrows between race leaders
Posted on 4 Dec 2018
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    Uku Randmaa will carry 65 hour 40 minute time penalty to the finish - Golden Globe Race, Day 234
    © Christophe Favreau / PPL / GGR
    Istvan Kopar - steering problems have increased during the past week - Golden Globe Race, Day 234
    © Christophe Favreau / PPL / GGR
    Tapio Lehtinen - barnacles a fast growing issue on his yacht Asteria - Golden Globe Race, Day 234
    © Jessie Martin / PPL / GGR
    Position of skippers at 13:00 UTC - Golden Globe Race, Day 234
    © Event Media
    Uku Randmaa - still smiling despite a badly cut finger - Golden Globe Race, Day 227
    © Christophe Favreau / PPL / GGR
    Tapio Lehtinen - facing a massive fleet of trawlers ahead of him - Golden Globe Race, Day 227
    © Event Media
    Istvan Kopar now wearing a harness day and night to avoid tripping over new emergency tiller and falling overboard - Golden Globe Race, Day 227
    © Jessie Martin / PPL / GGR
    Position of skippers at 08:00 UTC - Golden Globe Race, Day 227
    © Event Media
    Relative positions of Uku Randmaa and Istvan Kopar at 08:00 UTC today - Golden Globe Race, Day 227
    © Event Media
    Uku Randmaa - back up to speed after a week of frustrating calms - Golden Globe Race, Day 218
    © Christophe Favreau / PPL / GGR
    Position of skippers at 12:00 UTC 04.02.19 - Golden Globe Race, Day 218
    © Golden Globe Race
    Istvan Kopar now challenging for 3rd - Golden Globe Race, Day 218
    © Christophe Favreau / PPL / GGR
    Tapio Lehtinen - two more days in his beloved Southern Ocean before rounding Cape Horn - Golden Globe Race, Day 218
    © Jessie Martin / PPL / GGR
    Mark Slats arriving off Les Sables d'Olonne to take 2nd place in the 2018 Golden Globe Race last night
    © Christophe Favreau / PPL / GGR
    All smiles after 7 months alone at sea. Slats ran out of drinking water yesterday morning and the celebratory champagne was his first drink that day - Golden Globe Race
    © Christophe Favreau / PPL / GGR
    Great to be back! Mark Slacks salutes the crowds waiting to catch a glimpse of him on his return to Les Sables d'Olonne - Golden Globe Race
    © Christophe Favreau / PPL / GGR
    Mediafest on the dockside as photographers and journalists jostle for a word or picture - Golden Globe Race
    © Christophe Favreau / PPL / GGR
    Golden Globe Race - Day 214 - Position of skippers at 00:00 UTC 01.02.19
    © Golden Globe Race
    Jean-Luc Van Den Heede and his Rustler 36 yacht MATMUT crossing the finish line at Les Sables d'Olonne to win the 2018 Golden Globe Race
    © Christophe Favreau / PPL / GGR
    Jean-Luc Van Den Heede and his Rustler 36 yacht MATMUT crossing the finish line at Les Sables d'Olonne to win the 2018 Golden Globe Race
    © Christophe Favreau / PPL / GGR
    Jean-Luc Van Den Heede wins the 2018 Golden Globe Race
    © Christophe Favreau / PPL / GGR
    Mark Slats faces time penalty for actions taken by his Team Manager in controvention of Race Rules - Golden Globe Race
    © Christophe Favreau / PPL / GGR
    Slats is now heading for La Corunna to ascape a storm due to hit the Bay of Biscay on Thursday - Golden Globe Race
    © Tapio Lehtinen / PPL / GGR
    2018 Golden Globe Race - SITraN Challenge Race from Falmouth to Les Sables d'Olonne, France. OHPEN MAVERICK - Rustler 36 skippered by Mark Slats, (NED)
    © Tapio Lehtinen / PPL / GGR
    Onboard Jean-Luc Van Den Heede's French Rustler 36 yacht MATMUT during the 2018 Golden Globe solo non-stop round the world race.
    © Jean-Luc Van Den Heede / PPL / GGR
    Onboard Jean-Luc Van Den Heede's French Rustler 36 yacht MATMUT during the 2018 Golden Globe solo non-stop round the world race.
    © Jacques Vapillon
    2018 Golden Globe solo non-stop round the world race.
    © Jacques Vapillon
    Onboard Jean-Luc Van Den Heede's French Rustler 36 yacht MATMUT during the 2018 Golden Globe solo non-stop round the world race.
    © Jacques Vapillon
    Relative positions of Jean-Luc Van Den Heede and Mark Slats at 08:00 UTC today - 2018 Golden Globe Race
    © Golden Globe Race
    Position of skippers at 08:00 UTC 25.01.19 - 2018 Golden Globe Race
    © Golden Globe Race