Longest, loneliest, slowest race

Perhaps the greatest threat to the sport of sailing is the ever-rising commitment to excel. Nearly every sport feels this pressure, but few amateur sports are so muddled with professional influences as sailing. With fewer people finding the cost to be worth the reward, the Golden Globe Race was conceived to reset the landscape to a simpler time. Modeled after the 1968 Golden Globe, which was the first ever around the world yacht race, the 2018 edition was nearly the same, just 50 years later…

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