55-year Anniversary of Sir Robin’s circumnavigation

22 April 2024

On this day 55 years ago, legendary sailor and founder of the Clipper Race, Sir Robin Knox-Johnston won the Sunday Times Golden Globe Race and became the the first person to perform a single-handed non-stop circumnavigation of the globe.

Image: Sir Robin Knox-Johnston celebrates great achievement

Since that day, Sir Robin has become an iconic figure within sailing, with the drive for his achievement being fuelled with passion and determination.
A true hero, and the inspiration behind the hundreds of Race Crew doing the exact same thing today.

Hear the story from the man himself in the documentary about his life.

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