About the Golden Globe Race 2022

About This Project

History of the Race
The Golden Globe Race is the original round-the-world yacht race. In 1968, while man was preparing to take his first steps on the moon, a mild-mannered and modest young man was setting out on his own record-breaking voyage of discovery.


Offshore yacht racing changed forever with adventurers and sailors, inspired by Sir Robin Knox-Johnston, following in his pioneering wake.


Nine men started the first solo non-stop sailing race around the World. Only one finished. History was made. Navigating with a sextant, paper charts, and an accurate and reliable timepiece, Sir Robin navigated around the world.


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