"The Around Alone, the most auspicious sailboat race ever organized"
- The Washington Post
  • The longest race on Earth for an individual in any sport.
  • Course spans 27,000 miles of the world's roughest and most treacherous oceans.
  • A gruelling single-handed sailing race where competitors are both captain and crew, and the finish line is literally a world away.
  • Five legs with stops in Cape Town, South Africa, Auckland, New Zealand, Punta Del Este, Uruguay, and the USA
  • The extraordinary event is held once every four years, and millions of new fans from the around the world have discovered the event over the past 20 years.
  • The 2002 race marks its 20th anniversary year, and is so far showing promise of being the biggest and best yet.
"...the sporting elements of courage, exertion, faith and grit to carry through, no matter what the obstacle, are all represented in the efforts of the competitors..."
- The Providence Journal
  • The Around Alone is an athletic contest in its truest form - finely tuned individuals and their racing machines, circle the globe in a "no holds barred" fashion.
  • Only the world's best sailors, utilizing today's most advanced technologies are capable of participating in this race.
"...the Around Alone yacht race, considered one of the most gruelling man versus sea, and man versus soul, challenges ever devised..."
- The Boston Herald
  • The Around Alone is a great human adventure: one person, pitting him or herself against the elements for eight months, pooling their own resources of stamina, organization, self discipline and determination to triumph over the best and worst that nature throws at them.
"It's the World Series, Super Bowl, Stanley Cup, Masters, Wimbeldon, Daytona 500, Boston Marathon and Tour de France rolled into one nine month long battle against the sea"
- The News-Journal, Daytona Beach, Florida