GGR NEWS – GOLDEN GLOBE RACE TEAM and LES SABLES D’OLONNE AT THE SOUTHAMPTON BOAT SHOW

Les Sables d’Olonne and the Golden Globe Race held a media briefing on their stand at the Southampton Boat Show, Back row left to right: Simon Curwen, Robin Davie, Don McIntyre, Ian Herbert Jones, David Scott Cowper, front Arzu (Entrant Ertan Beskardes’ wife/ great support) and Aïda Valceanu. Picture Credit: Rob Havill

One year prior to the September 2022 start of the Golden Globe Race, Don McIntyre and the GGR team were joined by Les Sables d’Olonne, home port of the race and European capital of solo-sailing at the Southampton boat show

Dateline: Les Sables d´Olonne, Monday the 20th of Sep 2021

“Being in the UK one year prior to the start of the race was important for us” said Don McIntyre the GGR Founder & Chairman, “It is the perfect place to meet old friends such as Sir Chay Blyth; and the GGR 2022 not unlike the original edition has many British skippers as the largest contingent, including serious contenders for victory!”

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