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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.

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?

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 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.

Atlantic Crossing

Diogenes on collision course

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

Ice Swimmer Jaimie Monahan

The Ice Swimmer

Jaimie Monahan is an extreme swimmer in icy waters – from Siberia to Antarctica.

Abby Sunderland

Sailboat of 16-year-old circumnavigator found after 8 years

Eight years ago, the 16-year-old circumnavigator Abby Sunderland got into distress in the Indian Ocean. Now her boat has been found off Australia.