In the spirit of the original Golden Globe Race over 50 years ago Marco Nannini has launched Global Solo Challenge where an innovative format of staggered start basically mean you can enter with the boat you have. Its all about achieving the dream of sailing solo around the world.
The concept has drawn a lot of attention, and so fra he has 38 entries in everything from Sadler 34 via Open 40 to an X-55. Adventurers and experienced sailors has flocked to the scene. In this podcast Marco talks about the race, the format, the dreams and the competitors. Listen up – maybe its your dream to.
If you need information about sailing in the high latitudes check out the book I wrote with Bob Shepton: High Latitude Sailing – Self-sufficient sailing techniques for cold waters and winter seasons.