Jeanne Socrates

An update from Jeanne Socrates, the solo circumnavigator I call 'the modern day Moitessier'

Testing iPad charting software

We've been out testing iPad charting software. Here's a first impression of the choices

Joyon IDEC

Francis Joyon has set an incredible new record, sailing 3,800 miles solo averaging 18.6 knots

Moth Worlds

A memorable photo from the Moth Worlds. But what to caption it?

Macif, Vendee Globe 2012

François Gabart, 29-year-old Vendée Globe rookie, is part of a club that has dominated this…

Steve White & Dominic Bowns

A natural ocean crossroads where sailors often make a stop after eventful times

Cape Town

Round the world sailors have covered 20,000 miles and at times the strains are showing