Solent Yacht Racing - Inshore and Offshore
Boat type: Performance Racer
Location: Hamble-Le-Rice, Southampton
Just how many cruisers are out there and where are they all going? Pirates, economics, and personal ambitions have reshaped the courses sailed by the world’s fleet of over 10,000 bluewater cruising sailboats.
Cruising guru Jimmy Cornell and author of World Cruising Routes has been conducting surveys of the global movements of cruising yachts since 1984. In this 6-part article, he looks at trends over the years.
About the author
Accomplished sailor and successful author, Jimmy Cornell has sailed 200,000 miles in all oceans of the world including three circumnavigations as well as voyages to Antarctica, Alaska and Spitsbergen. Thousands of sailors have fulfilled their dream of blue water cruising with the help of Jimmy Cornell’s books, among them the bestseller World Cruising Routes, now in its seventh edition. With nearly 200,000 copies sold to date, this is one of the
Cornell Sailing organise non–competitive rallies for sailors wanting to enjoy the safety and social aspects of a purely amateur event. For further information on Cornell Sailing go to www.cornellsailing.com
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