All posts about: Gibraltar


Where do all the boats go?

This is an extract from Jimmy Cornell’s latest book “200,000 Miles – A Life of Adventure“.

My interest in the global movement of cruising boats goes back to 1987, when I published the results …

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An Invitation to the European Odyssey from Jimmy Cornell

Every summer hundreds of boats from Northern Europe head south, some bound for the Mediterranean, others for the Canaries and beyond. Soon after I launched the ARC in 1986 I drew up plans for a …

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The Rock revisited

Gibraltar, 10 January 2013

Gibraltar waterfront

On January 2, 1991, the first round the world rally set sail from Gibraltar, the local government having given its full support to a global event that had never …

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