Katy Stickland

Deputy Editor

Katy Stickland

With a journalism career spanning more than 20 years, Katy Stickland has worked for local newspapers, the BBC, regional Caribbean publications and Tobago News – the island’s only newspaper. She ran a marine services company in Tobago with her husband John, living aboard their S&S 34 in Store Bay, before returning to the UK. She previously wrote for the Yachting and Boating World website, and Practical Boat Owner magazine. She joined the team at Yachting Monthly in 2017. Katy is also a PADI Master Scuba Diver Trainer.

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Simon Curwen now has a lead of 860 miles over the rest of the fleet. Credit: Josh Marr/GGR 2022

Having lost most of his lead while struggling with light winds around Hobart, UK Golden Globe Race skipper, Simon Curwen has now regained it, and could soon be 1,000 miles…

Kirsten Neuschafer is currently in second place in the 2022 Golden Globe Race. Credit: Jane Zhou/GGR 2022

Kirsten Neuschafer has been awarded the Rod Stephen Seamanship Trophy by the Cruising Club of America following her role in the rescue of fellow race entrant, Tapio Lehtinen