Southern Ocean shows its true colours

Cape Horn has a legendary status among sailors, with a fearsome reputation to match. In December’s Yachting Monthly, Tom and Vicky Jackson sail their 39ft S&S sloop, Sunstone, around the horn in perfect weather (see page 72). But it’s not always that simple.

Watch below as the true ferocity of the Southern Ocean shows itself. It’ll make you very glad you’re sitting comfortably in front of your computer screen.

Here South African solo sailor, an emotional Neal Petersen sails past the Horn in the Around Alone race.