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The Ocean Race

Pretty good all around

Rosalin Kuiper took the Ocean Race audience by storm on the Malizia. Now she is switching to Holcim-PRB. In the interview she bursts with euphoria.

Women Offshoresailing

🇬🇧 Offshoreseglerinnen join forces with The Magenta Project

On grand stage at the ORC Worlds 2023 the first German network of Offshoreseglerinnen x Magenta Project powered by float was launched.

The Magenta Project

🇬🇧 Female Power to Offshore Sailing

🇬🇧 Start of the first German cooperation Offshoreseglerinnen x The Magenta Project powered by float at the ORC World Championship 2023

Vendée Globe

Sailing sponsor sacks young mother

🇬🇧 Clarisse Crémer has lost her sponsorship contract for the Vendée Globe 2024. She could not perform safely as a young mother, says Banque Populaire.

The Ocean Race

Annie, the Expert

🇬🇧 Annie Lush is one of the great offshore sailors. float spoke with her shortly before the start of the Ocean Race.

Mercury Marine

The empire goes electric

🇬🇧 How close to the start is Mercury Marine with the new Avator electric motor? President Chris Drees reveals the company’s timeline in an float interview.

Circumnavigator Jeanne Socrates

No ocean big enough

🇬🇧 Happy birthday, Jeanne Socrates! The circumnavigator and record holder turns 80 – and is already preparing her next cruise.

Golden Globe Race

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.

Golden Globe Race

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.

Jean-Jacques Savin

“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.

Best of Boats Award

Best Boats 2021 announced in Berlin

🇬🇧 At the Best of Boats Award, the best new motorboats of 2021 were honored – for the first time live on stage again.

Sailing in Croatia

Sailing with free spirits

🇬🇧 At the Free Spirit Sailing school on the Croatian island Murter life and sailing go along – somewhat different as usual.

Mixed Offshore Sailing

IOC decision impact mixed offshore crews

🇬🇧 Mixed offshore sailing will not be an Olympic event in 2024. Dee Caffari was excited about the new sailing discipline – as many others are.

Magenta Project

On the right tack

🇬🇧 Rising sailor Annika Möslein is the first German to participate in the Magenta Project mentoring programme. In The Ocean Race Europe, she sails for Austria.

Magenta Project

Navigated by a role model

🇬🇧 The Magenta Project’s mentoring program nurtures female sailors worldwide.

Offshore Team Germany

Benjamin Dutreux joins german Offshore Team

🇬🇧 Offshore Team Germany’s new navigator is Vendee Globe finisher Benjamin Dutreux. First start will be the Ocean Race Europe.

Andi Robertson
float originals Podcast

Andi Robertson, the face of the race

🇬🇧 Six time circumnavigator Dee Caffari talks with the anchor of the international Vendée Globe show, Andi Robertson, about 116 days of live reporting.

Vendee Globe 2020

The Finnish makes the Finish

🇬🇧 The Vendée Globe 2020 ends with Ari Huusela. His relaxed finish is typically Finnish – like Tapio Lehtinen was in the Golden Globe Race.

Vendée Globe 2020

„Nothing is different because I am a woman“

🇬🇧 Clarisse Cremer talks about her race and her ambitions as the fastest woman to sail solo around the world.

Vendée Globe 2020

Clarisse Cremer breaks the record

🇬🇧 After 87 days, Clarisse Cremer finishes 12th and makes history as the fastest woman to sail around the world.

Vendée Globe 2020

Only winners after 80 days on the sea

🇬🇧 The Vendée Globe 2020/21 has broken with many certainties of previous regattas. We recap 80 days in a state of emergency.

Vendée Globe 2020

Go Boris, Go!

🇬🇧 The Vendée Globe is on the verge of a sensation. Will Boris Herrmann be the first non french sailor to reach the podium?

Vendée Globe 2020

Close Race of six Rivals

🇬🇧 Six sailors compete to win the Vendee Globe. Who is best prepared and will get the best wind?

Giancarlo Pedote
Vendée Globe 2020

The Magnificent Nine

🇬🇧 Nine boats are in a tight race in the South Atlantic at the Vendée Globe. While Charlie Dalin is leading, Beyou and Tripon are catching up.

Vendée Globe 2020

Pip Hare is back in the Race!

🇬🇧 With her 20-year-old Medallia, Briton Pip Hare is making an exciting race at the Vendée Globe. After reparing her rudder she is now on her way to Kap Horn.

Vendée Globe 2020

Christmas at the ice barrier

🇬🇧 How do you spend Christmas as a solo circumnavigator? Dee Caffari knows, she has experienced it four times.

Vendée Globe 2020

The Foil Whisperer

🇬🇧 For three weeks, Charlie Dalin led the regatta field. It is the first Vendée Globe of the top young sailor.

Miranda Merron
Vendée Globe 2020

Romantic sailor, determined racer

🇬🇧 Miranda Merron is competing for the first time at the Vendée Globe. The Briton has worked her entire sailing career towards this race.

Jens Brambusch
Sea Rescue

Rescue from Wilson Street

🇬🇧 The Australian sailing couple Jennifer and Corrie Schutte gets into distress off Malta – and has to abandon its boat. Scenes of a dramatic rescue, part 2

Sea Rescue

Nightmare on Wilson Street

🇬🇧 The Australian sailing couple Jennifer and Corrie Schutte gets into distress off Malta – and has to abandon its boat. Scenes of a dramatic rescue.

Alex Thomson
Vendée Globe 2020

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.

Vor dem Start: Samantha Davies verabschiedet sich von ihren Fans
Vendée Globe 2020

Sam Davies – sailor of hearts

🇬🇧 Sam Davies is a fighter who plays at the top of the Vendée Globe. Dee Caffari has already sailed the Volvo Ocean Race with her.

Vendée Globe 2020

48 hours to go

🇬🇧 Circumnavigator Dee Caffari knows how the 33 Vendée Globe sailors feel directly before the start.

Vendée Globe 2020

Here are the favorites

🇬🇧 Circumnavigator Dee Caffari comments the Vendée Globe for float. Here is her first assessment.

Lockdown on the Ocean

Stranded in Madeira

🇬🇧 What started as a routine sailboat transfer trip, turned out to be the discovery of slowness – as Corona fear locked down Madeira.

Tutima segelt Fastnet Race 2019
Tutima Sailing Team

Once in a Lifetime

🇬🇧 Tutima is the first German women’s sailing crew to successfully cross the finish line in the Fastnet Race.

Climate Activists

Circumnavigator Dee Caffari supports Greta Thunberg

🇬🇧 The six-time circumnavigator Dee Caffari has, exclusively on float, a personal message for Greta Thunberg.

Atlantic Crossing

I feel great!

🇬🇧 Diogenes in interview with float. We spoke personally to Jean-Jacques Savin today.

Jean Jacques Savin
Atlantic Crossing

Diogenes on collision course

🇬🇧 Jean-Jacques Savin, who crosses the Atlantic in a wooden barrel, barely escaped a collision.