The mariners were lucky as the Coast Guard had a cutter approximately 10 miles away from the site of the incident, which isn’t typical in Big Island waters.

The ARC Pacific rally will be a cruiser's gateway into the central Pacific, heading out from Los Angeles CA in Spring 2018, on a two-stage route to French Polynesia, via Cabo San Lucas in Mexico.

For older boats it is only a matter of time, says Wendy Sears, before the scourge rears its ugly head on your yacht.

Jon has used his convalescence to good effect, plotting his course from Cape Town to the Panama Canal.

The sand is white on these Thai island beaches but it si the serenity that Kate Lyons loves.

Small in land mass but large in footprint and hospitality, Liz Coleman cruises the Indon islands.

The circumnavigation is expected to take Lisa three months and does not permit land stops, personal contact with another person, or assistance of any kind.

Called Rallye des Iles du Solei, it is open to monohulls and multihulls from 35 to 65 feet, covering 2,800 miles from the Canary Islands to the Islands of Guadeloupe.

Sometimes you need to get from A to B but you can't do it. John Jilderts poses the questions you need to ask for the right skipper.

It is still possible for boats to join the World ARC fleet in Australia in late August 2017 for the Indian Ocean crossing to South Africa, and onwards to the Caribbean.

Using long-life ingredients does not mean boring cooking when you have a spice rack says Chef James Gyore.

If you had to choose between 40 to 50 in the Aguhlas Current or a Siberian Salt Mine. (Both is unthinkable).

Jon enjoys the very French Reunion Island and now heads to Cape Town.

Crews, friends and families of more than 200 boats gathered to celebrate a safe and successful Atlantic crossing.

The 74-year-old had ignored a warning to abandon the yacht when it experienced engine problems.