World Cruising Routes and Voyage Planner

Sailing World Cruising Routes - Jimmy Cornell

Planning an ocean voyage on a sailboat requires careful preparation and research. You need to consider factors such as the route, the weather, the equipment, the crew, the budget, and the safety measures. Here are two resources you can’t go without. World Cruising Routes World Cruising Routes is the go-to guidebook for long-distance navigators, cruisers, … Read more

Dead Calm, Middle of the Southern Ocean, No Engine

Kirsten Neuschafer GGR Solo Sailor

It’s dead calm, limited water, and you in the Southern Ocean – the world’s toughest sea to sail. Oh, and you have no engine. That’s what solo sailor Kirsten Neuschäfer is experiencing as she tries to circumnavigate the globe on a 34-foot sailboat this year. In Kirsten’s Words: “This is taking calms to new extremes. … Read more

Sailing in Norway During Winter


It takes a special person to single-hand a sailboat for multiple days offshore. Sam Holmes is just this type of person. Sam has sailed the Pacific, the US coast, and the North Atlantic. In this episode, Sam sails Norway. What did people say about the sail? What an amazing berth man. Literally under a waterfall … Read more