Like Diogenes across the Atlantic
At Christmas 2018, 71-year-old Jean-Jacques Savin climbs into a barrel to drift across the Atlantic.
No ocean big enough
Happy birthday, Jeanne Socrates! The circumnavigator and record holder turns 80 – and is already preparing her next cruise.
Abhilash Tomy gives it a second try
The Indian Navy officer’s yacht wrecked in the 2018 Golden Globe Race. Now he gets back through the Southern Ocean – and India is looking at him.
A Don for all Occasions
Australian adventurer Don McIntyre is organising the Golden Globe Race for the second time – after all, the retro race is unique.
“Laughing at being old on the sea“
Jean-Jacques Savin, the French Diogenes on the sea, is no longer alive. He died at 75 while trying to cross the Atlantic in a rowboat.
float turns five
float was launched exactly five years ago. Here is how the magazine has started and grown. And who is in the float crew today.
Sailing with free spirits
At the Free Spirit Sailing school on the Croatian island Murter life and sailing go along – somewhat different as usual.
The Foil Whisperer
For three weeks, Charlie Dalin led the regatta field. It is the first Vendée Globe of the top young sailor.
Alex is back in the game
It’s up and down for Alex Thomson at the Vendée Globe: First the Brit led, then he had to pause. Now he is catching up.