GGR 2022: SEPTEMBER 4TH, 2022
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GGR News Updates
March 22nd 2020 07:01 AMOne year ago today – Istvan Arrived
The world certainly was a different place a year ago today 21st March when Istvan Kopar Solo Circumnavigator arrived at Les Sables d’Olonne completing his second solo circumnavigation and No. 4 in the #GGR2018! …Time flies and #GGR2022 is not that far away.. 🙂 Well done Istvan!!!
March 10th 2020 10:04 AMOne year ago today
One year ago today it was Uku Randmaa Golden Globe Race 2018 who sailed home to Les Sables d’Olonne third in the #GGR2018 to a full of LOVE welcome…the lack of food tension during the last weeks kept us worry. But Uku’s “it’s ok” along the way…BRAVO UKU!!!
February 23rd 2020 04:24 AMLoic is looking for partners to accompany him around the world.
HAPPY BIRTHDAY Loïc Lepage who is busy these days and now teams up with our friend and the Voice of #GGR2018 Fabrice Guyon to assist securing partners for #GGR2022…Good luck and keep the dream alive! It will be exciting to see LOIC back in the Race!
February 12th 2020 03:31 PMDaniel finally made it home
Daniel finally made it home Solo completing his first taste of what to expect in the #GGR2022…Now stand by for his Official GGR Launch and a few surprises very soon. For now I can tell you, he loves his boat! 🙂
January 31st 2020 02:27 PMOne year ago today it was Mark Slats who sailed home to Les Sables d’Olonne
One year ago today it was Mark Slats who sailed home to Les Sables d’Olonne second in the #GGR2018 to a hero’s welcome after an epic finish that went to the wire in so many ways…the tension during the last weeks kept us all on edge. He raced hard all the way. It’s on again in 2022? …we are all wondering 🙂 ..BRAVO Mark!!! #GGR2022
January 29th 2020 12:46 PMOne Year Ago today Jean Luc Van Den Heede wrote himself into the history books
One Year Ago today Jean Luc Van Den Heede wrote himself into the history books, as the second only winner of the Golden Globe Race..BRAVO!! 211d – 23hr- 12m 19s of adventure and passion while following a dream.. The story of the #2018GGR is rich with great colour and charactures , but JL VDH stands proud at the top of that list, a great inspiration for future generations. We owe a lot to this “Dreamer and Old man of the Sea” who was also intrumental in creating the strong partnership with Les Sables d’Olonne. Thanks Jean Luc from the entire GGR Family….
January 15th 2020 04:27 AMOGR and GGR at Boot Dusseldorf, 18-26 January 2020
Meet GGR and OGR Founder and Race Chairman Don McIntyre, Marketing Director Sebastien Delasnerie and Commercial Director David Cusworth, several race entries at BOOT Dusseldorf from 18 to 26th January, on the GGR/OGR stand located in HALL 17, Stand C80.
GGR participants will be on the stand to share their experience, including six-time solo circumnavigator Jean-Luc Van Den Heede, Malta entry Daniel Gatt, Ian Herbert-Jones, Michael Guggenberger, Simon Curwen, and John Clark. On January 21st at 2:30 pm, Jean-Luc will hold a talk on his victorious 2018 GGR and how this was his ultimate victory, titled “Non-stop around the world in 212 days “.
December 29th 2019 08:03 AMCheck out Kirsten’s video
Meet Kirsten Neuschäfer #GGR2022 entrant who now has her boat! and is full steam ahead with tremendious passion. As you will see she is quite a sailor, VERY detirmined and will have amore than a few men in the GGR worried 🙂 and happy to have her as part of the GGR team. Check out her video here 🙂
December 20th 2019 10:04 AMSouth African entrant Jeremy Bagshaw had just bought Are Wiig’s yacht
#GGR2022 South African entrant Jeremy Bagshaw had just bought Are Wiig’s yacht from the #GGR2018 which was sold in Cape Town after his shock dis-masting and rollover. The buyer then repaired all the damage and has now once again been sold to Jeremy. The OE32 is a fast boat no question so it will be interesting to watch the preparation for the next edition!