From Sail World:

17 sailors from 12 countries will set out from Les Sables d’Olonne on Sunday, on a 9 – 10 month solo odyssey, to re-create the original Sunday Times Golden Globe race in 1968/69.

The 17 starters (1 female, 16 male) are:

  • Abhilash Tomy (IND) Suhaili replica Thuriya
  • Antoine Cousot (FRA) Biscay 36 Métier Intérim
  • Are Wiig (DEN) OE 32 Olleanna
  • Ertan Beskardes (GBR) Rustler 36 Lazy Otter
  • Gregor McGuckin (IRE) Biscay 36 Hanley Energy Endurance
  • Igor Zaretskiy (RUS) Endurance 35 Esmeralda
  • Istvan Kopar (USA) Tradewind 35 Puffin
  • Jean-Luc Van Den Heede (FRA) Rustler 36 Matmut
  • Kevin Farebrother (AUS) Tradewind 35 Sagarmatha
  • Loïc Lepage (FRA) Nicholson 32 Laaland
  • Mark Sinclair (AUS) Lello 34 Coconut
  • Mark Slats (NED) Rustler 36 Ohpen Maverick
  • Nabil Amra (PAL) Biscay 36 Liberty II
  • Philippe Péché (FRA) Rustler 36 PRB
  • Susie Goodall (GBR) Rustler 36 DHL Starlight
  • Tapio Lehtinen (FIN) Gaia 36 Asteria
  • Uku Randmaa (EST) Rustler 36 One and All

Last Updated on June 30, 2018