Robin Knox-Johnston became the first man to sail round the world solo in 1968 in the Golden Globe Race. Now, a new edition is set to sail in 2018. Excellent overview of the original and 2018 races by CNN [22:27 mins].
CNN International’s half-hour feature program MainSail is a show entirely dedicated to the leisure, travel, technology and business aspects of sailing. Presenter Shirley Robertson is based out of London. Robertson made history in Athens by becoming the first British woman to ever win two Gold medals at successive Olympic Games, winning them in the Women’s Sailing category.