Saying goodbye to the life we knew – when we didn’t even know how to sail – was exhilarating, uncertain, terrifying and totally worth it, writes Emily Nancolas.
A 77-year-old British woman has become the oldest person to sail around the world solo and unassisted. Jean Socrates arrived back in British Columbia on Saturday, September 7 after spending 330 days alone at sea. She began her voyage back in October 2018.
Susie Goodall is awaiting rescue by the Chilean authorities after her boat was irreparably damaged during a storm. She is the youngest skipper and the only woman competing in the round-the-world Golden Globe Race.
The pair were down to their last few litres of water.
There's lots of options for disabled children. I found a couple of sports clubs for disabled adults, but I'm looking for something more inclusive and outdoors. I really wanted to go swimming, but struggle with the temperatures in public pools. I did find a hydrotherapy pool, but it's far away and at awkward times.
At nearly 30, when most people buy a house, get married, and have children, we decided we wanted to fulfill our dreams instead. We intend to lead more sustainable and adventurous lives outdoors, by the sea.
I got the best Christmas present I could have asked for on Christmas day, rounding Cape Horn and turning the bow back north
Sunday marked the start of the race for me, and what a race start it was. The atmosphere was incredible as I departed the
Many of us live vicariously through soap operas, fantasy games and in the not too distant future through a VR headset. Our
In just over four months' time, I'll embark upon one of the toughest sporting challenges on the planet, the Vendée Globe.