Gerry Hughes finishing his circumnavigation of the world

Gerry Hughes is the first deaf sailor to solo circumnavigate the world. Katy Stickland finds out what motivates him to push the boundaries

Two sailors on the deck of their yacht rounding Cape Horn

Taylor Grieger and Stephen O’Shea faced pirates, navigated the 
Furious Fifties and came to blows during a life-changing voyage from Florida around Cape Horn

Mervyn Wheatley looks ahead to his sixth OSTAR, now re-scheduled to take place in 2022, and ponders the changes in sailing through his decades-long career

Jon Sanders has circumnavigated the world 11 times. Elaine Bunting finds out what drives him to keep seeking out the solace of the sea