Sailing News

The Golden Globe Race – Day 209 – final approach, ETA Monday


Presumably on Monday, Jean-Luc Van den Heede FRA will finish the 50-Year-Jubilee Golden Globe Race as winner. Inspite of a damaged rig, he has been defending his first position against Mark Slats NED who reduced his backlog considerably. For tomorrow Sunday, a 45-55kn gale-force wind has been announced over the Bay of Biscay, i.e. another stress test for boats and skippers. The news.