Golden Globe Race
Rescued! Ian Herbert-Jones First Call
First call with Ian Herbert-Jones ( PUFFIN ) from the RESCUE ship ZI DA WANG (Thursday 13 April) bound for Cape Town where they will drop him and then continue on with their voyage. He had to take a "Do or Die" leap to the ladder!
Footage was Ian's journey from the race start in Les Sables-d'Olonne on 4 September 2022 to the first film gate in Lanzarote.
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Skipper Ian Herbert-Jones Rounds the Corner & Heads for Home
16 boats started. Just 5 remain.
Our friend and brand ambassador, Skipper Ian Herbert-Jones is one of them.
Who in their right mind would embark on a 30,000 mile, 300-day journey around the world in a sail boat, solo and with only primitive navigation?
Turns out, only warriors need apply! The Golden Globe Race does the rest.
Skipper Ian Herbert -Jones Speeds Past Canary Islands | Golden Globe Race 2022
Check in with our intrepid UK skipper, Ian Herbert-Jones as he debriefs his journey at the Lanzarote Film Gate just outside Rubicon Marina. Sailing his Tradewind 35 Cutter, 'Puffin', Ian claims he's "eating good" - and looking good too, mate! Fair winds!Read More
One Man, One Boat and the Greatest Survival Race in the World | Chapter 1 | Golden Globe Race
It's a challenge like no other. Competitors will find themselves alone for close to 300 days at sea, with no outside assistance. They’ll race through some of the world’s most hostile environments with the same technology as the skippers taking part in the inaugural 1968 edition of the race.
It's not for the feint of heart. In fact, more people have climbed to the summit of Mount Everest than have completed a circumnavigation of the globe under sail.
And Ian Herbert-Jones will be one more to try.Read More