GGR Day 100

09 Oct 2018 12:46 | Anonymous member (Administrator)

'One and All'

Owned previously by GCCC Past Commodore Tony Atkins (2015-17), 'One and All' is currently lying 3rd place in the Golden Globe 2018 single-handed non-stop around-the-world yacht race.   Approaching Western Australia's Cape Leeuwin and skippered by Uku Randmaa of Estonia, 'One and All' is 3500 miles behind the leader 'Matmur', skippered by Jean-Luc van den Heede of France.   Susie Goodall of Great Britain in 'DHL Starlight' is lying 4th, just 430 miles behind 'One and All'.   All four leading boats are of Rustler 36 stock.

With just 8 boats remaining out of 18 starters, the ‘YB Races’ live-tracker app can be downloaded for free or the latest news can be followed at https://goldengloberace.com/news/

This 50th anniversary of the original Sunday Times GGR is in honour of Robin Knox-Johnston's lone finish in 1969 as the first ever person to sail non-stop alone around the world.   

See Steve's news item of 23rd September reminding us that RK-J will be 'in conversation' at the Guildford Book Festival on Friday 12th October (6.30-7.30pm), talking about his latest autobiographical book 'Running Free' .   Tickets are still available at the price of £15pp and can be booked online at http://www.guildfordbookfestival.co.uk/robin-knoxjohnston/


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