Barry Pickthall
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Golden Globe Race leader approaches Cape Horn

Golden Globe Race leader Jean-Luc Van Den Heede’s on Matmut is on course to round Cape Horn sometime on Friday

Golden Globe Race – Slats gains after Den Heede pitchpole

Second placed Mark Slats sailing the Rustler 36 Ohpen Maverick has taken more than 500 miles out of Van Den Heede’s lead over the past week

Golden Globe Race leader to continue in race

Golden Globe Race leader Jean-Luc Van Den Heede, who suffered a knock-down on Monday 5 November, has decided to continue in the race back to Les Sables d’Olonne

Golden Globe Race – Leader suffers knock-down and mast damage

Golden Globe Race leader Jean-Luc Van Den Heede has reported that he has suffered a knock-down and mast damage

Golden Globe Race skipper Susie Goodall arrives in Hobart

29-year old Golden Globe Race skipper Susie Goodall, the sole woman and youngest competitor in this race, arrived at the Hobart pit-stop in 4th place

Barnacles slow Golden Globe sailors

3rd placed GGR competitor Uku Randmaa set off from the stopover gate in Hobart lamenting the state of the bottom of his Rustler 36 One and All , which is covered with barnacles

Loic Lepage dismasted – Rescue Update

The Joint Rescue Coordination Centre at Canberra has taken on responsibility for coordinating a rescue mission after Loïc Lepage dismasted in Golden Globe Race

Loïc Lepage dismasted in Golden Globe Race

At 18:30 UTC Saturday, French solo yachtsman Loïc Lepage set off his Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacon (EPIRB) on his yacht Laaland

Golden Globe Race – Mark Slats reaches Hobart

Australian born Dutchman Mark Slats will be the next competitor in the Golden Globe Race fleet to reach the BoatShed.com Hobart film drop

Golden Globe Race – Day 106

On Monday, Dutch skipper Mark Slats alerted the Golden Globe Race HQ that his yacht had just suffered two knock-downs in quick succession . . .